Virtual Private Network (VPN) broadcasts a private network across the public network. This helps people to share, send and receive data over the internet across shared and public networks such that their computing devices are directly connected to a private network. So have a look at the complete guide discussed below to proceed.
Steps to Set Up A VPN In Windows 10
Before you install the VPN setup into your computer, log into your Windows 10 with all your administrative privileges. And after that, you just need to follow the below simple steps to proceed.
1. To start setting up VPN in Windows 10, open Settings.
2. Select the option “Network and Internet”.
3. On the left pane, select VPN, and the VPN setup window will appear in front of you.
4. Click “Add a VPN connection,” and a new window will appear showing the setup of the VPN in Windows 10.
5. Now fill in the following details:
- Select Windows (by default) under the VPN provider
- Assign a connection name according to your choice.
- Enter the server name or address.
- From the VPN type, Select “Point to Point Tunneling Protocol(PPTP)“.
- Enter username and password.
- Select “Remember my sign-in info” at the bottom so that in the future, you will be avoided login in again and again.
- Finally, save it.
6. Now, you will observe a newly added VPN connection present under the VPN Windows.
7. Click on that newly added connection and select “Connect“. This will connect you to your server.
8. If you want to edit the information of your newly added connection, click on Advanced Settings, present just below “Connect“.
9. Advanced Options will display all the connection properties of the newly added VPN. Click on the Edit button to re-edit the VPN information. You can also click “Clear sign-in-info” just below the “Edit” option to clear your password/username.
This is all about how to set up a VPN on Windows 10. With this guide, you can easily set up the VPN on your Windows 10 PC. So try this out today and have fun. I hope you like the guide, keep on sharing with others too. Leave a comment below if you have any related queries about this.