Setting up your VPN access on the Apple iPhone & iPod Touch
VPNUK recommends IKEv2 connections on new Apple devices.
The Apple iPhone iOS 8+ has compatibility with IKEv2 VPN connections. IKEv2 compatibilty is now built into iOS versions 8 and higher which we recommend configuring to your VPNUK account. IKEv2 connections configured on Apple iPhone devices are secure, reliable and very easy to setup. Our system will send you all the nessesary files and configuration settings, all you have to do is click onto install and then enter your password.
VPNUK recommends L2TP connections on older Apple Devices.
The Apple iPhone and iPod Touch has native L2TP VPN compatibility built into its operating system which we recommend configuring to your VPNUK account. L2TP connections configured on Apple iPad devices are secure, reliable and very easy to setup.
Users on restricted networks or users sat behind a university or corportate network or firewall should always configure their Apple iPhone or iPod Touch over an OpenVPN connection. Setting up an OpenVPN on Apple iPhone or iPod Touch is fairly straight forward.
We have made the configuration of OpenVPN on iO/S devices as easy as possible for you by creating a pre-configured config file for OpenVPN Connect connections which can be downloaded directly to your device, or dropbox. Our system can also email the configuration file to you.
The Apple iPhone and iPod Touch has native PPTP VPN compatibility built into its operating system which you should configure as a backup connection should you ever have any problems with L2TP or OpenVPN connections. PPTP connections configured on Apple devices are secure, reliable and very easy to setup.
SmartDNS Setup Tutorial
The VPNUK Smart DNS service is a brilliant way to access certain web sites and services including streaming media and social networking services. The VPNUK Smart DNS services works on virtually every kind of system or device, this includes Smart TV's and Games Consoles! You can now bypass the need to log in or even create a VPN connection. In order to connect to the VPNUK Smart DNS service you only have to to make one small edit to the connection settings of the system or device you would like to connect.
What are the benefits of the VPNUK Smart DNS service
Using VPNUK Smart DNS and its ever expanding whitelist of available services is a brilliant way of maintaining a low ping time and high speed in countries that have poor routing, throttle or even filter VPN connections. If you do not require the additional security of a VPN connection you are now able to connect to your VPNUK account through the VPNUK Smart DNS service. Another massive benefit with our Smart DNS service is that you can access content from multiple countries without having to switch server IP, the Smart DNS service does all of that for you in the background without you even realising!