WireGuard® configuration guide for all major platforms

WireGuard® is the latest VPN protocol with state-of-the-art security and greatly optimized performance. This protocol was originally released for the Linux kernel, but now it is cross-platform and can be deployed on any platform. More information about WireGuard® features you can find in the article What is WireGuard® protocol?

Want to use WireGuard® on Mac and enjoy its ultimate security and performance? This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to configure the WireGuard® VPN connection on your macOS device.

There are two methods to configure WireGuard® connection. Choose any of them and explore secure and anonymous web browsing:

Method 1. Configure WireGuard® on macOS manually

Method 2. Configure WireGuard® connection using VPN Unlimited

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Method 1.Configure WireGuard® on macOS manually

 

I. Generate WireGuard® configurations for your Mac

First of all, you need to create the WireGuard® configuration files in your User Office:

  1. Log in to your User Office using your KeepSolid ID. 
  2. Navigate to the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited service and click the Manage button.  
  3. You’ll see the Manual Configurations section. There, choose a device from the list or create a new one. Generating manual configurations occupies 1 device slot.  
  4. In the Server field, select the preferred VPN server location. With VPN Unlimited, you can choose among 500+ high-speed servers in over 80 locations around the globe. So you’ll definitely find the one you need for setting up WireGuard® VPN on Mac.  
  5. Choose the WireGuard® option in the Protocol field.
  6. Click Generate. At this stage, the necessary WireGuard® info will appear below and the relevant configuration file will be automatically downloaded. 

Check out this guide for further information on how to create WireGuard® macOS configurations or other VPN protocols.

II. WireGuard® macOS client setup

 

1. Download the WireGuard® VPN client from the Mac App Store.

2. After you install the WireGuard® application on your Mac, open it, press Import tunnel(s) from file, and select the configuration file that was automatically downloaded from your User Office.

3. Press the Activate button and ensure your privacy on the web.

That’s it! You’ve completed WireGuard® macOS client setup, protected your data, and anonymized online activities on your Mac. 

Method 2. Configure WireGuard® connection using VPN Unlimited

 

Another way to use WireGuard® on Mac is by downloading VPN Unlimited and establishing a WireGuard® VPN connection via the app.

1. Download and install KeepSolid VPN Unlimited on your Mac. 

Note: VPN Unlimited is compatible with devices running macOS 10.11 and higher.

2. Launch the VPN Unlimited application.

3. Press button in the top left corner of the main screen.

4. Go to the Settings tab and choose Protocols

5. Select the WireGuard® VPN protocol and move back to the main screen. To do this, press thebutton.

Note: If your VPN connection is active it will be automatically re-connected using the chosen VPN protocol.

6. Enable your WireGuard® VPN connection on your Mac and enjoy top-notch privacy on the web.

Well, you have successfully configured a VPN connection running through the WireGuard® VPN protocol. 

In case you need to set up VPN on other devices, check out our Manuals page or contact our customer support via [email protected].

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