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Connect and Manage Locations – Mac App

Apr 22, 2022
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At PureVPN, we know that every user is different. That’s why we offer a range of features to help you establish a VPN connection that fits your specific needs. Whether you’re looking for a more tailored experience or simply want to maximize your privacy and security, PureVPN has you covered.

Connect via recommended server/location

Wondering what is the recommended server? Well, the recommended server will automatically connect you to a country/ server proposed  by our smart algorithm (based on geographical distance). Read more about how PureVPN Smart algorithms work. How to get connected with the recommended server/location? Follow the instructions below 👇

  • For users who are connecting PureVPN for the first time they can simply click Connect icon at the center and the app will connect you to the recommended VPN server.
  • If you are not a first time user, then you can simply click on Recommended server button at the bottom to get connected to the recommended server.
  • If your connection was successful, you should see the connected status. To disconnect, click the Purple button located at the centre of the PureVPN app.
Connect with your preferred country

So you’d like to connect to a specific location? No worries, PureVPN has over 6,500+ Fastest VPN Servers in 78+ and you can connect to your chosen one.

  • Click the Locations 🌐 option at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • Choose your Desired location from the list of countries.

Hooray! You are now Connected to your chosen country.

Connect with your desired city

With this feature you can explore different cities of a country offered within the PureVPN app. How to choose one? Follow the instructions below 👇

  • Click the Locations 🌐 at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • Click the Arrow icon provided besides locations and a list of cities will be displayed
  • Click your desired City to get connected.

Hooray! You are now Connected to your desired city.

Connect quantum resistant servers

Quantum resistant encryption refers to a set of algorithms that are anticipated to remain secure once quantum computing moves out of the lab and into the real world. Learn more by visiting this 👉 link

Wondering how to connect quantum resistant servers? Follow the instructions below 👇

  • Click the Locations 🌐 at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • Select the QR server location from the location list.
  • Available locations are US, UK, Australia, Germany, Canada and the Netherlands)
  • Quantum Resistant servers (QR) works only with UDP protocol. Check out this 👉 link to learn how to change protocol.
  • Once done you will able to connect the quantum resistant servers and will be even more protected from the internet vulnerabilities.
How to sort locations via ping, popularity, name

Tired of scrolling up and down to search for a location? Want a simplified way to sort the locations? Follow the instructions below 👇

  • Click the Locations 🌐 option at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • To sort locations name or popularity, click the Sorting icon from the top. You will now see the options to sort them.
  • To sort countries alphabetically, click Sort by Name
  • Countries are now sorted by Names
  • To sort countries by popularity, click Sort by Popularity
  • Countries are now sorted by Popularity
Filter P2P Location

Finding it difficult to see which servers are best to use for torrenting? These steps will make your life easier. Filter out the P2P supported countries by following the instructions below 👇

  • Click the Locations 🌐 option at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • To filter locations by P2P, tap the funnel icon from the top right
  • Mark check ☑️ Filter by P2P to view the p2p locations
  • Once done, you will be able to see P2P supported locations.
Access popular website via Shortcut

In our latest update of iOS application we have added a Shortcut option that allows users to access their favorite streaming applications.

Excited? 😉

To get started with this feature follow the instructions below 👇

  • Click the Locations 🌐 option at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • Go to the Shortcut option and click on the Add Shortcut
  • Once you have entered all the information, click on the Add Shortcut
  • Pop-up will appear asking you to confirm. Click on the Add Shortcut.
  • You will now be able to see the newly added shortcut in the Custom Shortcut list.
  • You are now connected to the newly created shortcut.
  • After a few seconds, the selected streaming website will open up in your default browser. You may simply login to the streaming website and access it.
Access custom website via Shortcut

If you are unable to find your desired website in the list then dont worry! As you can create your own shortcuts as well.

Want to know how? Follow the steps below 👇

  • Click the Locations 🌐 option at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • Go to the Shortcut option and click on the Add Shortcut
  • Once you have entered all the information, click on the Add Shortcut
  • Pop-up will appear asking you to confirm. Click on the Add Shortcut.
  • You will now be able to see the newly added shortcut in the Custom Shortcut list.
  • You are now connected to the newly created shortcut.
  • After a few seconds, the selected website will open up in your default browser
Mark Location as Favorite

Enjoying PureVPN? To better your VPN connection experience better PureVPN allows users to mark any location as their favorite to provide the users ease of choosing the locations.

Wondering how? Follow the instructions below 👇

  • Click the Locations 🌐 option at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • To mark a location as favorite, tap the star icon ⭐ provided besides locations.
  • Location has been marked as favorite successfully
Rate your session

Your feedback is valuable to us. You can express your experience by rating us directly on the PureVPN app.

How can you rate your VPN session? Follow the instructions below 👇 

  • Connect using the Recommended server option or a Desired location of your choice
  • Upon successful connection, you’ll see Thumbs up and Thumbs down icons to rate your session
  • When you give a Thumbs down, you’ll be asked to choose a category and leave comments. As soon as you fill it, a support ticket will  open.

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