Using VPN in Apple’s iOS 10 and Mac OS Sierra: What’s New?

Last updated on September 22nd, 2016 at 09:54 am

The latest version of the iPhone/iPad/Mac operating system, released in new iPhone 7, does not have a support of PPTP VPN point-to-point tunneling protocol connections. If you are using this type of vpn connection you need to take care about this now.

These changes make a lot problem for many iOS users and most of them ask:

How to Use VPN in iOS 10 and Mac OS Sierra?

Well, PPTP vpn is not available now but we still can use Open vpn and L2TP/IP Sec vpn tunnels in these operating systems.

This kind of vpn connection is very secure and reliable.

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Below you can find simple step by step guides how to use VPN in iOS 10.

Sahrzad VPN setup Guides for iOS 10




To make a new vpn connection in your iOS device you need to do the next:

1. Go to Settings > General > VPN
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2. Click Add VPN Configuration. Select L2TP VPN and click Back
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3. Input you VPN account data – server, account and password. You get these data from Sahrzad service in the e-mail after ordering vpn. Fill the Secret field – secret (small letters)
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4. Tap Done to save the settings.
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Once you have created vpn connection you can switch it on and off on the main settings screen.

Sahrzad VPN setup Guides for Macbook and MAC OS Sierra

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To create a new vpn tunnel in your MAC OS device you need to do the next:

  1. Download Easy SSTP application here or here and install.
  2.  Run Easy SSTP from Applications.
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  4. Click on Easy SSTP icon from Menu bar (right upper corner) and choose “Configure”
  5. Click “New”.
  6. Fill the necessary fields:Connection Type: Password
    Connection Name: SSTP VPN (for example)
    Server: Server address from your VPN account data
    Username: Account name from your VPN account data
    Password: Password from your VPN account data
    Please note: Server address must be exactly as in your account data (without http://, www or any other symbols)
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  7. Click “Easy SSTP” icon from Menu bar in the right upper corner and select created SSTP connection (your connection name).
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