How to set up L2TP/IPSec VPN on Windows Phone 8.1

NOTE: This description is for Windows Phone 8.1 update 1 and later only.



Tap on “Settings“.


Step 2

  1. Tap on “VPN


Step 3

  1. Tap on the plus (+) sign to begin creating a new VPN profile:


Step 4

In order to create or add a new VPN profile, you’ll need to enter the following info:

  • Server name or IP address: Enter a server address, available servers are found here: L2TP/IPSec servers
  • Type: Choose “L2TP with IPSec” from the drop-down menu
  • Connect using: Tap on “Choose an item“. Then tap on “user name+password+preshared key


Step 5

Scroll down and enter the following:

  • User name: Please type in your PandaPow vpn username
  • Password: Type your password
  • Preshared Key: Type “HowEasy” (please mind the capital letters)


Step 6

Turn on the following features:

  • Connect Automatically: “On
  • Send all traffic: “On

You can rename your VPN profile name into anything you like, e.g. PandaPow L2TP

When you’re done, please double-check the settings you changed and tap “Save

Note: “Advanced” settings don’t need to be changed


This is what your VPN profile should look like now that it has been created and activated. You should be able to see a padlock right above your wireless connection icon. This means that your internet connection is encrypted.


Step 7

Please tap on “Options” and check the “Allow VPN over cellular data” feature:

Congratulations! You are done with the setup