Before configuring the iOS device, make sure the following are met:
- Make sure the OpenVPN Connect app is downloaded and installed on your iOS device. To download, click here.
- Make sure that the Linksys router with OpenVPN feature is configured for OpenVPN. For instructions on how to configure OpenVPN for the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers (WRT3200ACM, WRT1900AC, WRT1900ACS, and WRT1200AC), click here.
- You must have the username and password provided by the admin.
- You must have the OpenVPN profile as an email attachment (.ovpn) provided by the admin who configured the OpenVPN feature on the router.
Download and install the OpenVPN Connect app on your iOS device.
Tap the Mail App icon to open your email.
Select the .ovpn file.
Open the profile attachment with the OpenVPN option.
The OpenVPN Connect App will open automatically and under NEW PROFILES ARE AVAILABLE, tap the icon.
Enter the username and password provided by the administrator. Toggle the Save button if you want to save the profile. Then, toggle the button under Disconnected to the right to Connect. The OpenVPN tunnel will be established immediately.
Configuring OpenVPN on your Android™ device for Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router