[Wireless Router] How to set up Surfshark in VPN Fusion(VPN Client)?

What is VPN Fusion?

It is an ASUS router built-in feature that helps devices cannot install VPN software, like Smart TVs/Game consoles, to access regional games, shows, live sports, or content. Users no longer need to set up each VPN-required device and be able to manage VPN settings for multiple devices on a single ASUS router.


Before setting up the ASUS router VPN Fusion (VPN client) function, please confirm with your VPN server service provider what the VPN connection type is.

VPN server service providers can support a variety of VPN protocols, like OpenVPN, IPsec, PPTP, WIireGuard VPN. Please confirm the VPN connection type with your VPN server service provider before setting the corresponding VPN client on ASUS router.


What is Surfshark VPN?

Surfshark is a VPN tool that owns 3200+ servers in 100 countries to help you unlock the world with all your devices. It allows you to surf the internet anonymously and securely from anywhere by encrypting connections. You are free to access blocked content, keep your personal information safe, browse the internet without being tracked, or enjoy the fast connection speed.



1. Surfshark VPN is only compatible with firmware versions later than or

   Please make sure the firmware version of your ASUS router is up to date, please refer to FAQ

[Wireless Router] How to update the firmware of your router to the latest version via ASUS Router App?

2. Please install the ASUS router app on your smart phone device first. Please make sure your ASUS Router App version is up to date.

     For the information of how to install the ASUS router app, please refer to [Wireless Router] How to set up ASUS Wi-Fi router via ASUS Router App? (QIS, Quick Internet Setup)

3. Due to region restrictions, some of the regions may not support this feature.



How to set up Surfshark in VPN Fusion?

1. Create a Surfshark account.

   a. Open ASUS router app, go to [ Settings ]> VPN > VPN Fusion, click [ add profile ].


  b. Find VPN Type and select [ Surfshark ].

  c. Click [ Create Account ], then sign up for a Surfshark account.



2. Generate a private key from Surfshark account.

*Please login to Surfshark website for this operation.

  a. Go to [ VPN ] page and click [ Manual setup ].

  b. Click [ Router ]> [ WireGuard ].

  c. Find [ I don't have a key pair ].

  d. Create a name and click [ Generate a new key pair ].

  e. Copy [ Private key ]. (This key need to paste to ASUS router later)

      *Notice: Please preserve the private key well, it only shows once and cannot retrieve.


3. Set up VPN Fusion with a Surfshark private key

  a. Open ASUS router app, go to [ Settings ]> VPN > VPN Fusion, click [ add profile ].

  b. Fill in Connection Name and choose Surfshark on VPN Type.

  c. Select a region on Country/Region.

  d. Paste the Private key that you copied from Surfshark account.

  e. Bind the device you would like to use and press [ OK ].

  f. Click [ Apply and Enable ].

*If you would like to use this VPN profile as default internet connection, please enable [ Apply to all devices ] too.






How to get the (Utility / Firmware)?

You can download the latest drivers, software, firmware and user manuals in the ASUS Download Center.

If you need more information about the ASUS Download Center, please refer this link.