Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) on Windows Through Ivacy VPN

As a Windows user, you can easily set up Ivacy VPN connection by using the Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) option. There are a few steps involved that you have to follow, in order to set up Ivacy VPN connection on your Windows through network sharing.  

Remember that before making VPN connection, you must connect Ethernet from your device to Apple TV, XBox, PS3, or PS4.

Without much delay, let’s begin.

Step 1

Right click on the ‘Network’ icon on the taskbar of your system. Click on ‘Open Network and Sharing Center’.

Windows Desktop for ICS


Step 2

On the left hand side, you see ‘Control Panel Home’. Click on ‘Change adapter settings’.

Windows 7 Network and Sharing Center


Step 3

Right click on VPN connection icon, for instance, ‘Ivacy PPTP’ in this case. Click on ‘Properties’.

Windows Network Connection Settings


Step 4

Go to ‘Sharing’ tab, check the Allow Other Network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection’, checkbox. If a popup appears, click ‘OK’. Select ‘Local Area Connection’ from the ‘Select your private internet connection’ drop down menu. Keep all the other checkboxes unchecked, and click OK.

Ivacy PPTP Properties for ICS


Step 5

Connect Ivacy and reboot your Apple TV, XBox, PS3, PS4 Console.

There you go! You have successfully setup Ivacy VPN for Windows on your Apple TV, XBox, PS3, PS4 devices.
Enjoy privacy with Ivacy.

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