If you want to know how to set up a VPN for your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, below we’ll explain how you can do this very easily. The main reason you would want to set up a VPN or Virtual Private Network on your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus is to allow for a secure and private connection when you communicate instead of using a public network that puts data and information at risk when using the public network.
Another reason you may want to set up a VPN on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is because you might need to configure VPN to access or send out work emails on your iPhone for security reasons. You would need to set up a Virtual Private Network on iOS 9 so you can all content and data going in and out of your iOS device is secure. VPN works over Wi-Fi and cellular data network connections.
For questions about what kind of protocols iOS supports, check out iOS Supported Protocols for VPN.
How to set up a VPN on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus:
- Turn on your iPhone.
- Go to Settings > General > VPN.
- Select “Add VPN Configuration”.
- Ask your network administrator which settings to use. In most cases, if you set up a similar VPN on your computer, you can use the same settings on your device.
You can also check out the Apple Support Page Manual to see what configuration to use when going to set up a VPN on iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Turn VPN “On” or “Off”
After you have set up a Virtual Private Network on iOS 9, you have the option of turning VPN on or off from the settings page on your Apple device. When you connect using VPN, the VPN icon appears in the status bar.
If you have setup VPN on iOS 9 with multiple configurations, you can easily switch configurations on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch be going to Settings > General > VPN and change between VPN configurations.
Get help on how to set up a VPN on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus:
If you have issues when you set up a Virtual Private Network on your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus or can’t connect to your VPN, or if you see an alert that says “Shared Secret is missing,” your VPN settings might be incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions about what your VPN settings are or what your Shared Secret key is, you should contact your network administrator or IT Department.