A Comprehensive Guide to PPTP, L2TP, and Other VPN Protocols
What are VPN protocols?
VPN protocols are the methods by which your device connects to a VPN server.
Off The Record VPN supports four protocols:
Configure your VPN to choose the best protocol
If you're using a VPN app, leave the app set to choose a protocol automatically. This setting is on by default and will automatically select the protocol best suited to your network.
If you're not using a VPN app, or you're not satisfied with your connection, try the following protocols in this order:
- OpenVPN with UDP
- OpenVPN with TCP
If your device still fails to connect after trying all the different protocols, talk to the Off The Record VPN support team.