OpenVPN on Mac: Tunnel Blick

Jul 07, 2014
Feb 06, 2021
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Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Mac Supported Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click here to buy)

In order to configure Tunnel Blick, you need to download Tunnel Blick and OpenVPN Tunnel Blick files.

1 Click on ” Launch “

2 Select “I have configuration files”

3 Select “Tunnelblick VPN Configuration(s)”

4 Select “Done”

5 Open PureVPN Tunnelblick downloaded folder and double click on desired server.

Note: Sometimes Tunnelblick does not add configuration file if already opened. Quit Tunnelblick then follow the Step5 again.

6 Select “Only Me”

7 Provide your Mac password and click “OK”

8 Click “OK”

( To add more servers, repeat Step 5-8 )

9 Click on Tunnelblick icon from Menu bar and select the server.

10 Insert the following info:

  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN
  • Check “Save in Keychain” to save account details
  • Click “OK”

11 You are connected now. Enjoy PureVPN!

To disconnect VPN:

Click on the Tunnelblick icon from the Menu bar and select Disconnect.
Note: If your internet stop working after disconnecting then follow the below steps:

– Click on the Tunnelblick icon from the Menu bar and select VPN Details…
– Select the country you want to connect to and click on Advanced.
– Now select “Reset the Primary interface after disconnecting”

Caution: If you are looking for higher security, then please follow this guide to disable your IPv6

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Comments (5 )


  1. Jonathan Irons says:

    In the Tunnelblick file with all the servers, there is a folder called TCP and one called UDP. What’s the difference? Does it matter which one I use?


  2. aviweiss says:

    tunnelblick app has been updated and now has the “Reset” found on the main “preferences” panel, not the “Advanced” panel