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OpenVPN Manual Setup Guide

Mar 13, 2015
Aug 24, 2020
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OpenVPN helps in creating and connecting a VPN network. The open-source protocol creates a secure server-client connection. It uses SSL/TLS for exchanges. Here’s how you can setup OpenVPN manually:   

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • A stable internet connection
  • OpenVPN Supported Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought it yet, click here to buy)

Set up PureVPN with OpenVPN Protocol with manual settings with the following guide:


OpenVPN for Windows 10

OpenVPN for Windows 8

OpenVPN for Windows 7

OpenVPN for Windows Vista

OpenVPN for Windows XP


OpenVPN on Mac: Tunnel Blick

OpenVPN on Mac : Viscosity


OpenVPN for Linux/Ubuntu (Older Version)

OpenVPN for Linux/Ubuntu (Newer Version)

OpenVPN Configuration Guide for Linux Mint

iOS: iPhone / iPad / iPod:

OpenVPN Guide for iPhone / iPod / iPad


OpenVPN Guide for Android


OpenVPN Guide for DD-WRT

OpenVPN Guide for Tomato

OpenVPN Guide for Asus

OpenVPN Guide for OpenELEC

OpenVPN Guide for pfSence

OpenVPN Guide for QNAP NAS QTS 4.x

OpenVPN files for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Routers.

OpenVPN files download link

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Comments (9 )


  1. PureVPN Team says:

    Thanks for reaching out. Unfortunately, we do not offer tcp on port 443….However, we do have many tcp and udp severs, kindly have a look at our server list and try these servers

    Hopefully this would work…Let us know if you still face any issue.

  2. aL Doom says:

    Hello! Do you have any OpenVPN servers that use TCP on port 443? The ones that use port 80 don’t work well and UDP is not as stable as TCP.

  3. PureVPN Team says:

    We apologies for the inconvenience. Kindly tell us on which device you are trying to setup up PureVPN, so we may assist you in better way!

  4. harrydevlin says:

    OpenVPN does not work. It gives an error about not supporting more than 50 servers.

  5. PureVPN Team says:

    Hi Tom,

    I am sorry for the inconvenience. I would request you to send us screenshots at [email protected] so we may assist you in better way.

    Thanks for understanding!

  6. tom cowan says:

    can you provide an updated instruction for chromebooks. Since a recent update I no longer can connect. I now only have the option for openvpn but it doesn’t work with my original instructions

  7. PureVPN Team says:

    Hi Jason,

    I am sorry for the inconvenience. Kindly open this link for OpenVPN guide on Windows 10 you will see different tabs on this link, you just need to select “OpenVPN” tab and then you will see step by step guide.

    Feel free to contact us if you have further question, we will be happy to assist you!

  8. Jason Coleman says:

    The Windows 10 link is currently pointing at PPTP configuration, not OpenVPN configuration.