Setting up Tailscale on iOS

  1. Download “Tailscale” from the App Store.

  2. Launch the app and accept the prompts to install a VPN configuration and allow push notifications. (Push notifications serve to alert users that they need to reauthenticate (eg. when keys are about to expire).)

  3. Tap the “Reauthenticate” button to launch the authentication dialog.

  4. Log in using your @gmail.com address.

  5. Congratulations! You’ve added your iPhone to your personal Tailscale network.

Some Useful iOS Actions

Copy IP Address

Swipe left on entries in the device list (including the top area) to copy their IP addresses to the clipboard.

Log out

Swipe right on the top area to logout.