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How to set up AdGuard VPN on your router

By setting up AdGuard VPN on your router, you can protect your data on devices where you cannot install VPN apps, such as smart TVs and game consoles.

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This option is only available if you have an AdGuard VPN subscription and your router supports IPsec.

How to set up AdGuard VPN on your router

Add router *mobile_border

  • Select the desired VPN server location and generate credentials

Generate credentials *mobile_border

Please note that the next steps may vary depending on your router. We have used the Keenetic router as an example.

  • In your admin page, go to the router settings
  • Enable VPN Client and click Add VPN server
  • Select IPsec-client (it may be called IKE; not L2TP/IPsec)
  • Enter the credentials you created in step 3

Enter the credentials *mobile_border

  • Connect devices to your router
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You’ll need to update your router settings if you want to change the VPN server location.

Why setting up AdGuard VPN on your router may be useful

  • With AdGuard VPN on your router, neither your VPN provider nor anyone else has access to your Internet activity
  • Installing AdGuard VPN on your router secures your entire network, meaning that all devices connected to it are protected
  • You can enhance security and protect your data on devices where it's not possible to install AdGuard VPN apps — smart TVs (currently, AdGuard VPN is only available on Android TV) and game consoles