How to set up WireGuard VPN on iOS

Last updated on October 4th, 2021 in Setup, VPN

In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up WireGuard VPN on iOS but first let’s see what are our requirements and recommendations.

Generate the Wireguard configuration

  1. Now you need to access Wireguard tab in your package details. Sign in to your Client Area. Then go to  Packages (1) and select your active package (2).
  2. wireguard ubuntu client area details

  3. Once you have accessed your package details click on Wireguard tab
  4. Select the VPN server you want to connect to.
  5. You will get the Wireguard configuration and the QR code for the selected server.

    Important! Keep the PrivateKey a closely guarded secret, do not share it with anyone and do not post it on the Internet. This is your personal key, similar to your private username & password on HideIPVPN.

    wireguard unbuntu config file

    Install WireGuard on iOS

  1. Install the WireGuard app for iOS.
  2. Launch the WireGuard application on your iOS device and click on the “+” button. (pin 3 )

    wireguard ios add tunnel

  3. Next, click on the Scan from QR code.
    wireguard ios scan qr code
  4. The WireGuard app will ask for permissions to scan QR codes. Click on OK.

    wireguard ios allow camera

  5. Scan the QR code that was generated at step 3 section “Generate the Wireguard configuration”.
    Type the name of the tunnel, for example, HideIPVPN, and click on SAVE.

    wireguard ios save tunnel

  6. WireGuard will request permission to set up a VPN connection. Tap Allow.

    wireguard add vpn config

  7. Tap the on/off toggle to connect/disconnect VPN.

    wireguard ios toggle

  8. “WireGuard” is a registered trademark of Jason A. Donenfeld.


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