How to setup ExpressVPN L2TP for your Amazon/Kindle Fire OS device

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This tutorial will teach you how to set up ExpressVPN on your Kindle Fire with the L2TP protocol.

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Get your ExpressVPN account credentials
Configure the VPN on your Kindle Fire
Connect to a VPN server location
Disconnect from the VPN server location


Get your ExpressVPN account credentials

To set up ExpressVPN manually for your Amazon/Kindle Fire OS tablet using L2TP, you will first need to obtain your ExpressVPN credentials for the manual configuration.

Open the Welcome Email you received when you signed up for ExpressVPN then open the link in the email.

open the welcome email

If you can’t find the link, log in to your account here.

log in to expressvpn.com

Once you’ve clicked the link in the welcome email or logged in to the website, tap on Set Up ExpressVPN on the Active Subscriptions page.

tap-setup-expressvpn

Tap on Manual Config on the left side of the screen and then select PPTP & L2TP-IPSec on the right. This will show you your usernamepassword, and a list of server addresses around the world.

To copy, tap on the copy information icon on the top right corner of the box. You will need these details later for the setup.

tap to copy activation code

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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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.

settings

From the “Settings” panel, select Wireless & VPN.

settings

From the “Wireless & VPN” panel, select VPN.

vpn settings

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.

set lock screen pin or password

On the “Lock Screen Password” screen, enter a PIN of your choice in both fields. Tap Finish.

enter pin

Select the plus (+) sign to add a new VPN profile.

add new vpn profile

In the “Edit VPN profile” panel, please do the following:

Name: enter a VPN profile name (you can make this up).

Type: select L2TP/IPSec PSK.

Server address: enter the server address that you obtained earlier.

edit vpn profile

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.

Tap Save.

edit vpn profile

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Connect to the VPN server location

To connect to your new VPN profile, tap the chain icon.

vpn

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.

connect to vpn profile

connected

Awesome! Your VPN profile is now working on your Fire OS device.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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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.

disconnect vpn profile

Tap Disconnect.

disconnect vpn profile

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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