DD-WRT Router - PPTP VPN Setup

Updated 1 month ago by SwitchVPN

Step 1.

Open web browser and enter your DD-WRT router's IP ( Default 192.168.1.1 ) to access admin interface.

Step 2.

After you are logged into Admin interface, Go to Setup > Basic Setup

Step 3.

Under WAN Connection type, change connection type from "Automatic DHCP" to PPTP and fill in the gateway and VPN credentials. 

Connection Type : PPTP

Use DHCP: Yes

Gateway (PPTP Server) : us-la1.switchnetwork.me ( List all VPN Gateways)

User Name: Your VPN Username

Password: Your VPN Password

PPTP Encryption/MPPE Encryption : Enabled

Under Optional Settings, Change MTU from Auto to Manual and value as "1400"

Step 4.

Scroll Down to "Network Address Server Settings ( DHCP )"

Set Static DNS 1: 8.8.8.8

Set Statis DNS 2: 8.8.4.4

Step 5.

Scroll down and click on apply settings and reboot the router.

Step 6.

VPN will be connected in 2-3 minutes after reboot. You can verify by visiting https://switchvpn.net/what-is-my-ip your new IP address. 


If you require any assistance, Please feel free to contact support at support@switchvpn.net or on Live Chat. We are happy to help!


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