In this guide, learn how to setup VPN connection in Windows 10. A VPN connection serves more secure connection to your company's network and the Internet.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection provides more secure connectivity to your company’s network and the Internet. You can use the VPN connection in work or personal premises. Eventually, it is there to provide secure channel for your machine, so that can communicate safely.

If you’re already subscribed to a VPN service, you need to setup VPN connection so that you can connect to the service. In this article, we’ll show you the steps to create VPN connection profile.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10/8/7

To establish a VPN connection in Windows 10, you can either use Settings app or Control Panel and both ways are mentioned here.

Method 1 – Using Settings App In Windows 10

1. Open Settings app and go to Network & Internet > VPN.

2. In right pane of VPN, click on Add a VPN connection.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

3. Provide the required details in next screen for your VPN connection and click Save.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

4. Now you’ve setup your VPN connection, so highlight it and then click Connect. Once your details are verified correctly, you should be instantaneously connected.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

If you’re using older Windows OS, such as Windows 8.1/8/7, you can also setup VPN via Control Panel as mentioned in Method 2 below.

Method 2 – Using Control Panel In Windows 10/8/7

1. Open Control Panel and click Network and Sharing Center.

2. In Network and Sharing Center window, click on Set up a new connection or network.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

3. Moving on, then select Connect to a workplace option and click Next.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

4. Then in next screen, select Use my Internet connection (VPN) option.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

5. Now provide details for your VPN connection and hit Create.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

6. This should setup your VPN connection. You can now click on network icon present on taskbar and click Connect against VPN connection you just setup. You may be prompted for credentials, so keep them ready. If your details are verified correctly, you’ll be connected.

How To Setup VPN Connection In Windows 10

That’s it!

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