OpenVPN® is one of the most popular protocols to establish a VPN connection thanks to its connection speed, performance, and security qualities.
More information about OpenVPN® features you can find in the article What is OpenVPN® protocol?
This guide will walk you through the OpenVPN® setup on the most popular platforms, such as iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, and Linux. So let's start!
First of all, you need to create the OpenVPN® configuration files. In this regard, please follow a few simple steps described in our tutorial.
Now, choose your platform and follow a few simple steps.
After the successful installation, you will find the app icon in the system tray.
3. This step may be different, depending on the OpenVPN® app version you have installed.
For the version 2.4.2 and later:
a. In the system tray, right-click the OpenVPN® app icon and select Import file…
b. Choose the configuration files corresponding to the desired servers.
Note: You can import as many files as you wish to be able to switch between VPN servers.
For version 2.3.16:
Simply copy and paste the appropriate configuration files to the config folder of the OpenVPN® app.
4. When you are done, right-click the app icon again, select the desired server, and click Connect.
That’s it! Now you are connected to the VPN server via the OpenVPN® protocol.
Important! Please note that you will need to configure your device using the generated settings by yourself at your own risk.
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