How to set up X-VPN on Linksys router - L2TP?

Latest edited on 2023-06-20

In this tutorial, we will provide step-by-step instructions on how to set up L2TP VPN on your router. Let's start now!

Step 1: Sign in to X-VPN account on the website:

Note: Advanced configuration for Router is premium only, please make sure your account is premium.

Free users? Go premium to enjoy advanced benefits.

Step 2: Get your L2TP credentials

Go to My Account > Router Settings > Choose "Linksys" under L2TP, then get credentials (Username, Password and IPsec PSK ) and location IP address.

If you are setting up the Router for the first time, you will see the following page when you click Router Settings: Choose "Linksys" under L2TP > Tap "Generate your router configuration", then you will enter the Router Settings page mentioned above.

Step 3: Sign in to your router account

Open your Linksys router control panel on a new tab/page: enter the IP address of your router -, by default. Also, you can find your router's default gateway here.

Enter your Linksys account and password, then click "Sign In" to enter the router’s control panel.

Step 4:  Configure the L2TP VPN client

Navigate to "Connectivity" on sidebar, which is under Router Settings.

Click Internet “Settings”, then click “Edit” to choose L2TP.

Copy the  location IP address, Username and Password you got in Step 2 and paste them into the fields.
Then click “Apply”, X-VPN will start to connect.

Step 5: Check connection and disconnect

You may visit this site to verify that your IP address has changed! To disconnect X-VPN, simply change connection type to “Automatic Configuration”.

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