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How to Use KeepSolid VPN Unlimited on your macOS

Let’s start your secure internet journey with our best VPN app for Mac!

Looking for instructions on how to use VPN on Mac? You’ve landed in the right place! This tutorial introduces you a step-by-step guide on how to use the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on your macOS device. In this tutorial, our team answers all your questions. How to setup VPN app on Mac? How to connect to VPN with your MacBook? Check it out!

  1. How to use VPN for Mac: the Main Screen of the VPN Unlimited app
  2. How to use VPN for Mac: the Servers tab
  3. How to use VPN app for Mac: the Menu Screen

 

Note: DNS Firewall which was previously a built-in security feature of VPN Unlimited, is now available as a separate product. It blocks malware as you surf the web and makes you even more protected online. Learn more on this site.

1. How to use VPN for Mac: the Main Screen of the VPN Unlimited app

 

We shall start off with the main screen of our VPN app for Mac. Here you can either switch the VPN on or off, just press the Start / Stop button. Also, you can view the map displaying both your real and virtual IP locations.

To view the detailed information about your real and virtual IP addresses on your MacBook, click on the blue and green boxes correspondingly. The information will show up on the Detailed IP info screen and will include actual IP address, country, and city. 

Start button of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on macOS
VPN on Mac by KeepSolid - Real and Virtual IP on main screen

Connecting to a VPN server for the first time, you will be requested to allow adding VPN configurations and downloading a VPN profile. You will see our information screen describing the process. Just click Connect and set the checkbox for Do not show this message again to skip it in the future.

How to use the VPN app on macOS - click Connect and set the checkbox for Do not show this message

First, to use our VPN for Mac, you need to allow the creation of VPN configurations in your system. Click Allow to proceed.

How to use the VPN app on macOS - Allow the creation of VPN configurations in your system

After that, the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited configuration will be added to the list of network connections on your Mac.

How to use the VPN app on macOS - VPN config will be added to the list of your network connections

Next, you need to allow access to your KeyChain for neagent or NEIKEv2Provider (the name of the service depends on your Mac version). Enter your macOS account password and select Always Allow, so that this notification will never appear again (unless you change the password or reinstall  our VPN app for Mac).

Allow NEIKEv2Provider access to KeyChain
How to use the VPN app on macOS - Next, you need to allow neagent to access your KeyChain

Note: Neagent/NEIKEv2Provider on Mac is a service responsible for establishing secure VPN connections. It requests access to the KeyChain in order to receive authorization data required for the VPN connection to be established.

TheVPN Unlimited on macOS, notifications iconbutton of the main screen of our virtual private network for Mac leads to Notifications, which you can use to check out our latest beneficial deals and discounts. 

 

Notifications in KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on mac

At the bottom you can view the server which you are connected to. To choose another one, press on it and you’ll get to the Servers screen of our VPN for Mac. 

KeepSolid VPN Unlimited servers screen - VPN for Mac
VPN Unlimited on macOS - VPN server you are connected to

Use VPN Unlimited on Mac, go anonymous, secure your traffic, and access any content you want

2. How to use VPN for Mac: the Servers screen

 

The Servers screen of our VPN app for MacBook consists of 3 tabs:

  • Favorites: It is your personal list of preferred VPN servers for MacBook. To add a server to your Favorites, just click on the star icon next to the desired location name. 
    Here you can also enable the Optimal server option. It will automatically choose and use a server that should provide the best performance.  
  • General:  The tab contains the list of all available VPN locations, except streaming servers. 
    Under each of the VPN servers you can see its workload. How to use it? Look for less loaded options that should provide better performance.
  • Streaming: Here are special servers, which you can use for streaming purposes on your Mac. They include such servers as Hulu, Netflix, ESPN+, HBO Now, and BBC iPlayer. 
VPN servers tabs of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on macOS

Want to use a specific server? You can find the desired server location either by scrolling down the servers list or by typing the required location in the Search field of our VPN for Mac.

In front of the streaming servers you can also see Icon in VPN Unlimited app for Windows PC - It opens the streaming service icon. Use it to open the website of the relevant streaming service in your browser.

 

KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on macOS - Streaming icon opens the website of the streaming service in your browser

In the top left of the Servers screen of our VPN app for MacBook there is a Ping Test button. The test estimates how long it takes for your device to transmit information to our VPN servers. With the ping test results, you can make a more informed choice of a VPN server. The lower ping value, the better your connection speed will be.

Note: The ping test cannot be started while VPN connection is activated, as its results will be misleading. You need to disconnect from a VPN server to run the test. 

 

 Ping Test button in KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on macOS

KeepSolid VPN Unlimited for Mac has servers specially designed for P2P download. You can find the list of such torrent-friendly servers below: 

  • Canada-Ontario
  • Romania 
  • France (Paris) 

Use any of them and enjoy safe and anonymous torrents download!

3. How to use VPN app for Mac: Menu Screen

 

To access the app Menu, press the The button in the top left corner of the main screen in VPN app for iOS device opens the app menu button in the top left corner of the main screen of our VPN for MacBook. 

Menu icon of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited on macOS

The Menu our of VPN app for Mac consists of 4 tabs. The first one is My account where you have the following options: 

1) Your KeepSolid ID information: The email address of your account and the remaining period of your subscription. 

You can find more information on how to use KeepSolid ID here.

If you want to log out, use the Button on VPN Unlimited app button. 

2) Purchases: Here you can choose the most suitable subscription from the available options. They include VPN subscription plans, as well as Extras: 

  • Personal VPN server
  • Personal IP
  • Additional slots for your devices
  • VPN for teams

Extra services provide an opportunity to bring your online experience to a totally new level. Check out their benefits here.

You can also use the main screen of our VPN for MacBook to get to the Purchases tab in just one tap. To use the shortcut, tap on the button above the map.

Top tab in front of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app

3) Restore Purchase: You have purchased a subscription but cannot see it after the app reinstall or after an upgrade to a new Mac? Use the Restore Purchase button to regain access to the in-app purchase you have made.

4) Change Password: Just enter your current password, then type a new password, confirm it, and tap Change Password.

5) Password Protection: Get an additional layer of security for your identity and enter your password on each launch of the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on your Mac.

6) We recommend: Here you can find our top security and productivity solutions, which you can also use on your Mac. Be sure to check them out! 

 

How to use the VPN app on macOS - My account tab in VPN Unlimited app

My account is followed by Settings tab, where you are provided the following options:

1) Protocols: Either manually choose a protocol to connect to our VPN servers or enable the Optimal option. When the Optimal feature is on, the system automatically picks the most suitable protocol for your current connection conditions. 

2) Kill Switch: Turn it on to instantly block internet access in case of a sudden VPN connection drop on your Mac and avoid leaks of any private info.

3) DNS Firewall: This solution performs web filtering and protects you from malware. To activate this solution, enable the toggle button and download the DNS Firewall application on Mac App Store by clicking Get. If you already have this app, click Open to configure DNS settings.

4) Trusted Networks: Use this feature to add WiFi networks that you consider completely secure to trusted. In your trusted networks VPN connection will be disabled automatically. You can find more information about Trusted Networks here.

5) VPN debug information: When enabled, it records your connection logs, so that we can solve your issue faster. Just enable this option, connect to any VPN server on Mac, click Support (on the Support tab), and your logs will be sent to our technical support team.

Note: This option works with the OpenVPN and KeepSolid Wise protocols only.

6) Run on Startup: Keep it ON in order to launch KeepSolid VPN Unlimited at the startup of your Mac.

7) Remove Profile: Remove VPN profile from your Mac. Note that you need an installed profile to run the application.

8) Reinstall Profile: Remove and install your profile over again.

VPN Unlimited Settings screen on macOS device

The next, Information tab can be used in the following way:  

1) Rate Us: Write a review about our app on the Mac App Store.

2) Leave a feedback: Tell us what you think about the app. We greatly appreciate your comments and suggestions!

3) About VPN Unlimited: Tap on it and see the pop-up message with information about the app version, the list of our team members, and the link to the app website. 

 

If you need any assistance with our VPN app for Mac or want to manage the connection feedbacks feature, check out the last, Support tab:

1) FAQ: View the answers for the most frequently asked questions.

2) Customer Support: Need help or have suggestions? Complete a support ticket and we will respond as soon as possible. 

3) Connection Feedbacks: When this option is enabled, we’ll ask you to rate the quality of VPN connection on your Mac each time you disconnect from a server. This will help us make the app even better for you.

Support tab of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on Mac

Bottom line on using VPN Unlimited on Mac

 

That’s it for today! We hope that our manual about how to use VPN on Mac was helpful for you. Have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding our service? Please contact our customer support team at [email protected].

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