How to use VPN on Router?

If you are looking for an explanation and a guide on how to setup VPN on router, you are in the right place. We made detailed instructions for most popular routers. You can find on our website different VPN setup guides for routers of different models and companies. 

Furthermore, these VPN setup tutorials for routers will guide you through the whole process carefully and thoroughly and you just need to make sure that you understood them correctly and that you follow them step by step. Setting up VPN on router is not really a difficult process and everyone who knows how to use internet will likely succeed in this operation. 

In case these instructions doesn’t work for you or you faced with any difficulties, please contact support. As we are the best cheap VPN provider we provide our customers with one by one remote setup sessions, so everyone could use LimeVPN on any router or any other internet connected device. We are always excited when customers ask for help.

How To Setup VPN on Router

Simply choose your router’s model from the list below or the model of router wich is very much alike, then follow step-by-step configuration guide and configure VPN on a router easily.

DD-WRT Router L2TP VPN Setup Instructions (without Script)

Connect to your router. To do that you have to enter the following address in your browser: http://192.168.1.1

Go to “Setup” tab and and choose “Basic Setup”
Fill in the below details:

Connection Type” – choose “L2TP”
Gateway (L2TP server) – The server name from
https://www.limevpn.com/network-locations/
Username – LimeVPN username
Password – LimeVPN Password
Use DHCP – Yes
MTU – Change it to “Manual and set the value to 1460
STP – Disable
Enter the local IP address and choose DHCP Type as DHCP server and enable DHCP

Click on Apply settings


Go to the Security tab and choose Firewall. Then, set “SPI Firewall” to Disable


Now go to VPN Passthrough and choose Enabled next to L2TP Passthrough. Then click on Apply settings button.

Then go to Administration tab and scroll all the way down, then click on Reboot router button. This will reboot your router.

Once the reboot is completed your VPN connections will be created. You can check the connection by going to “Status” tab and choosing “WAN”. You should see the “Connected” status. If it says “Disconnected” click on “Connect” button.

To check if you are connected to a VPN server, go to https://www.ipchicken.com/and see if your IP is changed.

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