This tutorial will show you how to set up ExpressVPN on your Kindle Fire with the L2TP/IPsec protocol.
Not all ExpressVPN locations may be available for manually configured connections. To use the full list of VPN locations, use the app setup.
1. Find your ExpressVPN account credentials
To set up ExpressVPN manually, you will first need to obtain your ExpressVPN credentials for the manual configuration.
On your device, go to the ExpressVPN setup page. If prompted, enter your ExpressVPN credentials and tap Sign In.
Enter the verification code sent to your email.
This will show you your username, password, and a list of server addresses around the world.
Keep this browser window handy. You will need this information for the setup later.
2. Configure the VPN on your Kindle Fire
Go into your device’s settings by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping the Settings cog.
From the “Settings” panel, select Wireless & VPN.
From the “Wireless & VPN” panel, select VPN.
You might encounter a warning asking you to set a lock screen PIN or password. Tap OK. (If you already have a lock screen PIN or password set on your device, please skip this step.)
On the “Lock Screen Password” screen, enter a PIN of your choice in both fields. Tap Finish.
Select the plus (+) sign to add a new VPN profile.
In the “Edit VPN profile” panel, please do the following:
- Name: Enter a VPN profile name.
- Type: Select L2TP/IPsec PSK.
- Server address: Enter the server address that you obtained earlier.
Swipe up the screen to continue filling out the form. In the IPsec pre-shared key field, enter the IPsec pre-shared key that you obtained earlier.
3. Connect to the VPN server location
To connect to your new VPN profile, tap the chain icon.
To connect to your new VPN profile, enter the username and password that you obtained in Step 2. Check the box for “Save account information”, then tap Connect.
Awesome! Your VPN profile is now working on your Fire OS device.
Disconnect from the VPN server location
To disconnect your VPN profile, swipe down from the top of the screen. Tap the bar that says VPN Activated.