Knowledge Base How to Connect TP-Link Router to a third-party VPN Provider (For ExpressVPN, NordVPN, etc.)
A growing number of community users are showing great interest in the VPN Client feature on the TP-Link routers, we are happy to announce here that we do have some router models that support the VPN Client feature, and there will be more in the near future.
This post will be actively updated to notify the new models that add the support for the VPN Client feature, welcome to subscribe!
What is a VPN Client?
Visit this link to understand what is a VPN client and how to set one up on the TP-Link VPN router.
What are the models that support VPN Client?
Visit the TP-Link website to get the models that support VPN Client.
1. If you cannot find the VPN Client feature on your router in the above product list, check and update your router firmware to the latest version.
2. The VPN Client product list is subject to change and might not include all models and hardware versions. Changing means that models can be both added and removed, or even just updated without warning. It is recommended to keep watching the firmware releases for your router, as the VPN client feature will be listed in the patch notes if/when it is added to your version.
3. Be aware that PLANNED is not a guarantee, as the plan can be adjusted or changed. We always recommend choosing a router based on the features that are currently offered, and not what could be.
How to use the VPN Client feature on the TP-Link Router?
Go through the setup guide to configure and use the VPN Client feature:
How to install a VPN on TP-Link Wi-Fi Router (For Express VPN, NordVPN, etc.)
What VPN Server does the VPN Client work with?
The VPN Client of the TP-Link router can work with third-party VPN Servers such as ExpressVPN, NordVPN, Surfshark, Mullvad, Proton VPN, Private Tunnel, PIA, etc. Let the community know if it works with other VPN Servers that are not listed.
Note: If the above VPN service provider updates their VPN settings and/or protocols, we may need to update the router firmware to support them in the future.
Welcome to comment below if anything needs to be updated or if you have more concerns.
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