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OpenVPN Configuration Setup on iPhone / iPad

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OpenVPN Configuration Setup on iPhone / iPad

You can connect to DNSFlex VPN servers using the OpenVPN open source software.  DNSFlex VPN App is currently under development.


Before you begin


Create a DNSFlex account, then log into the dashboard to manage your SOCKS5/VPN username and password.





  • Once you are logged in, select the “VPN” tab





  • Next, enter your username and password.  This login will be used for VPN, SOCKS5 and SSH server access.






Step1 – Download the OpenVPN app 


  • Head on over to the App Store on your iPhone or iPad and search for “openvpn connect”  




  • Tap on the “Get” button to begin the download





  • After successful installation of the App, its time to download .ovpn configuration files to build your VPN profile.



Step 2 – Download DNSFlex OpenVPN Configuration Files


The next step, you must download the VPN server configuration files necessary so that the OpenVPN Software knows where to connect to.


  • Start by visiting the DNSFlex VPN locator map here.


  • Select Country


  • Select the VPN configuration file from the drop down menu




  • Save the files in a location for safe keeping



Step 3 – Configure OpenVPN App


  • Locate the .ovpn file you downloaded in step 2.  If you downloaded the file from another computer, email it to your iPhone and open it in the email app.


  • Select “Open in OpenVPN” or “Copy to OpenVPN




  • Tap on the “Green Plus” button




  • Enter your DNSFlex VPN Username and Password in the UserID and Password fields respectively and click “Save” to remember your login.




  • Finally, Tap the “Connect” button




  • A pop up message will ask to allow OpenVPN to enable VPN connection.  Select “Yes






  • That’s it, you’re done!  OpenVPN will verify network connectivity by displaying “Connected” status in Connection Details.




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