VPN Router Setup In A Few Easy Steps
WiFi connection has permanently entered our lives so we can move around our homes and use Internet from any location. As users become more concerned about the security of the saved data on their electronic devices, it is important to secure home wireless connection as they have both connectivity and security issues. The solution to this problem is to install VPN Unlimited through DD-WRT enabled router. Offering ‘super boost’ to wireless network, VPN router is powerful enough to protect all electronic devices used on location.
Why choose VPN router?
VPN router offers consistent wireless connectivity signal. In addition, it allows anonymous surfing with ability to hide local IP address. It means that thanks to VPN service user’s online activity becomes virtually inaccessible for any cybercriminal. With a variety of routers available on the web, it is easy to pick the powerful model. Nowadays, both computer experts and users agree that the need to use Internet connection through VPN service is simply undeniable.
Enabling VPN service through Router
The router is designed to enhance the strength of the transmission signal. VPN Unlimited encrypts the transmitted input/output data sent over the network through creation of consistent tunneling for VPN connection enabled devices. Some VPN routers come with pre-installed hardware. Otherwise, it is easy to install DD-WRT on the device yourself. Keep in mind that using a router without connection to VPN service will not offer a full protection. VPN encrypts all of the data sent over the Internet and literally keeps away the intruders from accessing your home network.
Why all users need VPN service?
The new media is filled with stories about talented cyber criminals that will do anything to get what they want, users vulnerable data. Despite of general statistics that they target corporate computers and networks, millions of people are put at risk as these ‘predators’ easily enter desktop computers, laptops, tablets and phones. Many of cyber attackers confess that aside from impressive financial gain, they see their extensive hacking activities as fun and challenging. As a former and world-known hacker, Kevin Mitnick likes to say, “breaking into somebody else’s computer is like playing a sophisticated game of chess”. Unfortunately, the regular users fall as victims to hackers’ activity, and statistics show millions of them becoming vulnerable every day.
How to Set Up Your VPN router
We provide OpenVPN settings to each and every customer with 1-year+ subscription. Please request your settings at firstname.lastname@example.org to start configuring.
- Open the Router Admin webpage in your browser and select the VPN – VPN Client tab.
- Click Add Profile. In dialog, select OpenVPN tab. Fill the Description field and set Auto-reconnection Yes.
- Click Choose File button and select server file from the downloaded OpenVPN settings archive-file.
- Click Upload button and wait for ‘Complete’ and click OK.
- Click Activate and then check the Connection Status.
Now your connection is protected by VPN Unlimited and all devices connected to the Internet through this router are 100% secured.
Our team has performed thorough testing of a good number of routers and pointed out the best ones to work with VPN Unlimited. Here you can find a list of our recommended DD-WRT and Tomato VPN routers by FlashRouters. Study their specifications, and decide what router is better for you.
Please follow below instructions to set up a VPN connection using the OpenVPN protocol on your router with the Tomato or DD-WRT firmware:
Note, the router solution is available for the users with an active subscription for VPN Unlimited, starting from Professional (1-year) and up. In this case, our support team will provide you with the clear configurations to easily set up our VPN service on your router and get the protection for all your connected devices.