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"How to set up VPN on router" is another long answer because different VPNs come with their own specific VPN settings. We will discuss it sometime in the future. But, today I welcome the proud users of Netgear who want to learn how to set up VPN on Netgear. Note that the process to set up VPN on Netgear is super simple but sometimes the problem might occur due to incorrect settings and down servers. If you are also facing any kind of issue while enabling and activating a VPN on Netgear, feel free to contact us. Solutions to all kinds of problems related to Netgear Setup, installation, and settings are all available.
When it comes to protecting privacy on the internet, VPN comes first to mind. And When it comes to the fast and safe internet router and modem, Netgear strikes the mind first. So, the idea of using a VPN on a Netgear router or modem can definitely do wonders. By doing so, you definitely can secure public Wi-Fi connections, avoid censorship, prevent ISP tracking, and strengthen online banking and shopping security. And if you are thinking of enabling VPN on Netgear Nighthawk then you can certainly do more. But, before that, you need to learn the simple steps to Netgear Nighthawk VPN Setup.
So, as we always do, let's start with basics to make sure you never make the mistake that others do.
Does Netgear router support VPN?
The answer to this question is - yes. A piece of good news is that like all other Netgear routers, the Nighthawk router comes with a built-in VPN feature. But, the problem is that they don't work with third-party VPNs. It means you can set up a VPN server on Netgear Nighthawk with the help of remote access to your home network. But before that, you need to enable DNS to establish a safe and secure connection between the router and internet. So, if you have already enabled DNS then you read the next section carefully. Otherwise, get in touch with the experts to enable the DNS on Netgear.
How to set up VPN on NetGear?
If you think Netgear Nighthawk VPN Setup is complicated and something you can’t do, my goal with this section is to change that opinion. If you follow these steps in the order I have laid them out for you, you should set up a VPN on your Netgear router with ease of mind.
If you are using Windows 10, select Start > Settings > Network & Internet > Ethernet.
If you are using Windows 7, select Start > Control Panel > View network status and tasks.
If you don't change the VPN interface name, the VPN tunnel connection fails.
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