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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Mac? (L2TP– Protocol)

Dec 20, 2014
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The following tutorial will help you learn how to setup PureVPN manually on Mac devices.

Note: If you are running El Capitan, you can manually set up PureVPN on it for a safer and limitless browsing experience. If you are not sure how to do so, here is how you can make it possible:

Things to Consider Beforehand:

  • Make sure you have a working internet connection.
  • Ensure you have a Mac supported device.
  • Already own a Premium PureVPN account. If not, please sign up here )

Once you’re ready, please follow these steps:

1 Click the Apple icon, and then select System Preferences.

2 Within System Preferences, click the Network icon.

3 To create a new connection, click the + button.

4 Click the Interface Menu.

5 Enter the following information in the box that appears:

  • Under the Interface menu, select VPN
  • Under the VPN Type menu, select L2TP
  • Service Name needs to be changed to PureVPN (L2TP), after which click Create.

6 In the new windows that appears, enter the following information:

  • In the Server Address Box, enter desired PureVPN server address. To get server addresses, click here.
  • In Account Name, enter VPN Username as provided beforehand.
  • Tick Show VPN Status in Menu Bar.

7 In the Authentication Settings window, enter the following information:

  • In the Password box, enter VPN password as provided beforehand.
  • In the Shared Secret box, enter 12345678 and then click OK.

8 Click the Advanced button

9 Tick Send All Traffic Over VPN Connection, and then click OK.

10 Click the Apply button to finalize new settings.

11 Click the Connect button.

12 Feel free to browse the internet with complete freedom, without any hassles whatsoever.

Note: For those looking for enhanced security, you can disable IPv6 by following instructions provided here.

You now have everything you need to know about manually setting up PureVPN on Mac using the L2TP protocol. For suggestion and feedback, feel free to leave a comment below or you can contact our live support, which is available 24/7.

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