How to set up an iPad VPN

iPad lying on sofa with screen showing VPN connection: how to set up an iPad VPN
(Image credit: Petter Lagson via Unplash)

Learning how to set up an iPad VPN is one of the best ways to protect your identity online – even when browsing on your tablet. In this quick guide, we’re going to take you through the basics of VPNs, why they’re beneficial to use on an iPad, and how to go about setting one up.

VPNs, put simply, are a way to hide your online activity. They’re a way to protect yourself against hackers, particularly when you’re out and about and using a public network in somewhere like a café or a coworking space. 

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Jon Stapley

Jon is a freelance writer and journalist who covers photography, art, technology, and the intersection of all three. When he's not scouting out news on the latest gadgets, he likes to play around with film cameras that were manufactured before he was born. To that end, he never goes anywhere without his Olympus XA2, loaded with a fresh roll of Kodak (Gold 200 is the best, since you asked). Jon is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq, and has also written for in Digital Camera World, Black + White Photography Magazine, Photomonitor, Outdoor Photography, Shortlist and probably a few others he's forgetting.