How to setup ExpressVPN on a Sabai Router with PPTP

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This tutorial guide will walk you through the steps to set up a VPN on your Sabai Router with the PPTP protocol. For OpenVPN instructions, please see this tutorial.

Before you begin, please make sure your computer is connected to your Sabai router’s Wi-Fi network.

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Find your ExpressVPN account credentials
Configure your Sabai router with the VPN
Connect to the VPN server
Disconnect from the VPN server


Find your ExpressVPN account credentials

In order to use ExpressVPN on your Sabai router, you will need a server address, your account credentials, and the IPSec pre-shared key. This section of the tutorial will show you how to find all of this information.

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

open the welcome email

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

sign in to our website

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

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Click 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.

Please note this information as you will need to configure your Sabai router.

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Configure your Sabai router with the VPN

Open a browser window and log into your Sabai router’s control panel by typing 192.168.199.1 in the address bar. Log in with your Sabai router’s username and password.

log in to your sabai router

If prompted, follow the instructions to activate your Sabai router. This is a one-time step that Sabai requires for first-time use.

From the Sabai control panel, in the top-left menu, click Network > PPTP

network pptp settings

On the PPTP Setup screen, enter your server address, username, and password that you found earlier.

Check the box for Require MMPE-128, then click Save.

enter your credentials

Click Reboot to set the VPN settings in your router.

reboot your sabai router

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Connect to the VPN server

Click Start to establish the connection to the VPN server.

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Awesome! Your Sabai router is now connected to the VPN server with PPTP.

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Disconnect from the VPN server

To disconnect from the VPN server, return to the PPTP Setup screen and click Stop.

disconnect sabai router from vpn

Reboot your router again to disconnect completely.

reboot your sabai router

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