How to set up OpenVPN on macOS shimo client

Set up PureVPN with easy to follow Mac OpenVPN Guide for Shimo Client. Enjoy anonymous, secure and restriction free internet with blazing-fast speed!

Written By Fahad Ahmed

Updated at May 28th, 2024

PureVPN offers an easy to follow Mac OpenVPN Guide for Shimo Client, allowing you to enjoy anonymous, secure and unrestricted internet with blazing-fast speed!

Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN Member Area. Click 👉 here to visit Member Area.

  • Login to the Member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.

  • From manage account section, go to the Subscriptions tab.

  • On subscriptions tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials.

  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration


How to connect PureVPN manually on macOS

  • First, download the PureVPN OpenVPN configuration files from 👉this link below then save and extract them. If you already have the required OVPN file then skip this step.
  • Open the Shimo website and download the latest version from 👉this website:
  • Once the installation is finished, move the Shimo client to the Applications folder.
  • Now go to the Applications folder and open the Shimo client from there.
  • Click the + icon and select the OpenVPN option from the VPN account type list then click Create button.
  • Enter the OpenVPN server address, PureVPN username and it’s password and the proceed to Basic tab. Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Under the Basic tab, edit the following information:
    1. Account Name: PureVPN
    2. Certificate Authority: Choose and upload the ca.crt file you have downloaded along with the OpenVPN configuration files.
    3. Private Key File: Choose and upload the Wdc.key file you have downloaded along with the OpenVPN configuration files.
    4. Use TLS Authentication: Checked
    5. Direction: 1
    6. User Authentication: Checked
    7. Click Save button
  • Click the Toggle button to activate the VPN connection.
  • PureVPN OpenVPN connection is now Connected your Shimo client.