How do I use VPN on my Asus?

Answered by Antonio Sutton

To configure a VPN on your Asus router, you’ll need to follow these steps:

1. Sign in to your router: Open a web browser and enter your router’s IP address (usually or in the address bar. Enter your router’s username and password to log in. If you haven’t changed these credentials before, they are usually set to the default values (admin/admin or admin/password).

2. Access the VPN settings: Once logged in, navigate to the VPN settings. The exact location may vary depending on your router’s firmware version, but it is usually found under the “Advanced Settings” or “VPN” section.

3. Set up VPN Client: In the VPN settings, click on the VPN Client tab. This is where you will configure the VPN connection.

4. Select OpenVPN protocol: Look for the OpenVPN tab and click on it to select the OpenVPN protocol. OpenVPN is a widely used and secure VPN protocol.

5. Fill out the VPN details: Now, you’ll need to fill out the necessary details for your VPN connection. This includes the VPN server address, username, password, and any other required settings. You can obtain these details from your VPN provider.

6. Activate the VPN: After filling out the VPN details, click on the Activate button to start the VPN connection. Your router will establish a connection to the VPN server using the specified settings.

7. Confirm the VPN connection: To ensure that the VPN is working correctly, you can check your location and IP address. Visit a website that displays your IP address, such as, before and after activating the VPN. If the VPN is functioning correctly, your IP address should change, and your location should appear as that of the VPN server.

It’s important to note that the exact steps and options may vary slightly depending on your specific Asus router model and firmware version. If you encounter any difficulties during the setup process, referring to your router’s user manual or contacting Asus support can provide you with further assistance.

I hope this helps you in setting up and using a VPN on your Asus router. Enjoy the added privacy and security that a VPN can provide!