NordVPN - Guide for Restricted Countries (IOS Version)

Modified on Mon, 11 May 2020 at 09:42 PM

In order to connect to our servers from countries with internet restrictions, please follow the steps below:


1. Download the NordVPN IKEv2 certificate to your device. To do that, open this link in Safari:

https://downloads.nordcdn.com/certificates/root.der


2. The installation screen will appear. Tap Install in each of the steps:




3. Once the certificate is installed, tap Done to complete the installation.




3.1. For iOS 12.2 version and above, after you download the certificate, you might see a pop-up saying: "Profile downloaded - Review the profile in Settings app if you want to install it."


 


3.2. Go to your iOS Settings -> Profile Downloaded -> NordVPN Root CA -> Install -> Trust.


If you cannot see the Profile Downloaded option, go to Settings -> General -> Profiles. You should find the profile downloaded there.




4. Open Settings -> General -> VPN.




5. Tap Add VPN Configuration.




6. Fill the following boxes accordingly:


Type: IKEv2

Description: Any preferred name for the VPN connection

Server: server IP from the list below

Remote ID: server hostname from the list below

Local ID: Leave empty

User Authentication: Username

Username: Your NordVPN account username

Password: Your NordVPN account password

Proxy: Off


IP list:




Afterward, tap Done.




7. Go back to the Settings menu of the device and tap the switch next to VPN to turn on the VPN.


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