OpenVPN® configuration guide for all major platforms

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.

1. On your iOS device, install the OpenVPN® Connect app from the App Store.

2. Open the .ovpn file on your iOS device. For example, you can send it via email. Tap at the top of the screen and select the OpenVPN Connect application.

3. To confirm the import of configuration files, press Add.

4. If you want to establish your VPN connection immediately after downloading files, select the Connect after import checkbox and click Add.

You’ll receive a standard system message with a connection request. Click Allow.

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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