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Connect and Manage Locations

Apr 06, 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 location/server? Follow the instructions below πŸ‘‡

  • Click the Connect icon at the center and the app will connect you to the fastest VPN server available.
  • A successful connection will show the App as β€œconnected” in green color, indicating the start of your secure and anonymous browsing experience. To disconnect, click the green button located at the center of the app screen.
Connect with your preferred location

So you’d like to connect to a specific location? No worries, PureVPN has over 6,500+ Fastest VPN Servers in 78+ countries to help you select your desired location.

  • Click the Globe icon 🌐 at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • Choose your desired location from the list of countries.
  • You are now Connected to the PureVPN app with your desired location.

Hooray! You are now connected to your chosen location.

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 πŸ‘‡

  • Click the Globe icon 🌐 at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • Click the Arrow icon > provided besides locations and a list of cities will be displayed
  • List of available cities will be displayed next to each country.
  • Choose 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 πŸ‘‰ link

Wondering how to connect quantum resistant servers? Follow the instructions below πŸ‘‡

  • Click the Globe icon 🌐 at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • From the locations tab, click Quantum Resistant and locations will be sorted accordingly.
  • Select the QR server location from the location list.
  • Available locations are US, UK, Australia, Germany, Canada, Singapore and the Netherlands)
  • Quantum Resistant servers (QR) works only with UDP protocol. Check out this πŸ‘‰ link to learn how to change protocol.
  • Once connected, click Connection details ^ to verify if the quantum resistant encryption is enabled or not
Choose a location alphabetically or by popularity or Ping speed

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

  • Click the Globe icon 🌐 at the left panel of the PureVPN app
  • To sort locations alphabetically or by ping, 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 alphabet
  • Countries are now sorted in Alphabetical order
  • To sort countries by popularity, click Sort by popularity
  • Countries are now sorted by Popularity
  • To sort countries by ping,click Sort by ping

Note: Sort by ping is not available by default, you will need to enable Show Ping Values option in the PureVPN app to sort location via ping. Click πŸ‘‰ here to see how to enable show ping values.

  • Countries are now sorted by Ping
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 πŸ‘‡

  • Click the Globe icon 🌐 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
Connect with Dedicated IP

A dedicated IP VPN is significantly important while you work from home. This is because it enables you to gain secure remote access to a specific network from anywhere. Here is how you can configure a Dedicated IP.

  • Click Globe icon 🌐 at the left panel of PureVPN App.
  • Click the Dedicated IP option to connect.
  • You are now Connected successfully with your Dedicated IP Add-on.
  • In case you’re already connected to your dedicated IP on another device, you’ll be prompted accordingly to continue as per choice.
Note:
If you click Yes then the previous device that was already connected with your dedicated IP address will disconnect and it will connect on your current Windows device. If you click No then it will remain connected to your previous device.
Connect DDoS Protection

Looking to connect DDoS Protection? Follow the instructions below πŸ‘‡

  • Click Globe icon 🌐 at the left panel of PureVPN App.
  • You’ll see your DDOS IP on the top left corner of your screen. Click the DDOS IP to connect.
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  • You are now Connected successfully with your DDOS IP.
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Note:
If you click Yes then the previous device that was already connected with your DDOS IP address will disconnect and it will connect on your current Windows device. If you click No then it will remain connected to your previous device.
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 πŸ‘‡ 

  • 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 up, you will see the following screen
  • 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.

Share your feedback to help us improve πŸ™‚

Disconnect PureVPN

Our disconnect option is just as easy to connect. Here’s how you can learn to disconnect it.

  • Hover your cursor to the connected icon and it would highlight in red prompting to disconnect.
  • Upon clicking the icon, you are now Disconnected.
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