How to setup nordvpn on router?

The NordVPN is a virtual private network service provider. It comes with desktop applications for Mac OS, Windows, and Linux. It also has applications in mobile operating systems like Android and iOS. The NordVPN can be set manually in a few available wireless routers, NAS devices, and other platforms. The primary use of the NordVPN is, it routes all the router internet traffic from the remote server. Thereby, it holds the IP addresses and enables encryption for incoming and outgoing traffic. The NordVPN also offers few services like the P2P sharing, double-encryption, and also connecting to any random network.The setup nordvpn on router is also be done.

The routers that are supported by NORDVN are the following:

  • ASUS
  • DDWRT
  • MIKROTIK
  • PADAVAN
  • PORTAL
  • SABAI
  • TOMATO
  • UBIQUITY
  • PFSENSE

Follow the instructions in setting the NORDVPN on your ASUS router.

  • Step 1:You can log in to the router control panel using the Asus router IP address.
  • Step 2:The default IP address for the Asus router is 192.168.1.1.
  • Step 3:Enter the IP in the address bar of the browser and hit the Enter button. The browser will prompt you to enter the login credentials for setup Nordvpn on router.
  • Step 4:The default login credentials are:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: password.
  • Step 5:Once you are logged in to the control panel of the router, you will see the router settings and a list of tabs on the left side of the screen.
  • Step 6:Locate and click the VPN tab, and the VPN settings will open on the right side.
  • Step 7:Click the VPN Client sub-tab and click on the Add profile button.
  • Step 8:You will now see four fields open; enter the following information:
    • Description: Nordvpn UK180
    • Username (Optional)
    • Password (Optional)
  • Step 9:Now, you have to download the VN configuration download files using the server utility.
  • Step 10:Enter the description name with nordvpn.com, for example, uk180.nordvpn.com
  • Step 11:You will be recommended with a few downloads for your Nordvpn configuration.
  • Step 12:You can download the configuration for both OpenVPN UDP and OpenVPN TCP.
  • Step 13:Once you have downloaded the configuration files, you can open the control panel settings for your Asus router.
  • Step 14:In the import .ovpn file, click Choose File, upload the downloaded UDP file, and click the OK button.
  • Step 15:Now, you have to set the WAN setting on your router control panel. Click the WAN tab on the left bar of the router window.
  • Step 16:In the WAN DNS settings, make sure the DNS Server1 and DNS Server2 are 103.86.96.100 and 103.86.99.100, respectively.
  • Step 17:Click the Apply button once you have entered the NordVPN DNS servers.
  • Step 18:Now, go to the VPN tab in the settings and click on the VPN Client tab.
  • Step 19:At the bottom, you will see the VPN server list, click on the Activate button.
  • Step 20:On the left side of the VPN server list, you will see the Connection Status turn to blue tick.
  • Step 21:On the top corner of the screen, you will see a green text reading Your status is Protected finally you will complete the setup Nordvpn on router.