How to set up IKEv2 VPN connection on iOS

This article will guide you through the manual setup of IKEv2 VPN connection on your iOS device.

In order to set up IKEv2 connection using iOS built-in VPN settings, you will need:

Step 1: IKEv2 VPN Setup
 
On your iOS device, go to Settings > General > VPN and click on the Add VPN Configuration button:


Select IKEv2:


Step 2: IKEv2 VPN Configuration
 
Enter the following configuration:
 
  • Type: IKEv2
  • Description: any description to identify VPN server
  • Server: select your preferred server from the server list from the FastVPN Account Panel (e.g. mel-a06.vpn.wlvpn.com)
  • Remote ID: same as the Server field
  • Local ID: empty
  • User Authentication type: Username
  • User Name: your FastVPN account name from the FastVPN Account Panel
  • Password: your FastVPN account password from the FastVPN Account Panel
  • Proxy settings: Off
Click Done to complete the setup:



NOTE: If you are copying your credentials from the FastVPN Account Panel and pasting it to the login fields, please make sure there are NO spaces before or after the entries.

Step 3: Connecting to VPN
 

To connect to our VPN service, select the configuration that you have just created and turn on the VPN Connection by toggling the Status button to the ON position:


Once the VPN connection is successfully established, the status will turn Green and states Connected:


To make sure that your IP address has been changed to an anonymous and private FastVPN IP, open your web browser and go to https://www.namecheap.com/vpn/what-is-my-ip/.

If you need any further assistance, please contact our Support Team.
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