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OpenVPN on Mac: Tunnel Blick

Jul 07, 2014
Dec 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)
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

  • Once logged in go to Account & Billing section.

  • On Account and Billing section click on drop-down icon

  • Click on Show/Update VPN password

  • Note down your PureVPN username and click on Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.

How to connect PureVPN manually on Mac.

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

Click on " Launch "
  • Select I have configuration files
Select "I have configuration files"
  • Select Tunnelblick VPN Configuration(s)
 Select "Tunnelblick VPN Configuration(s)"
  • Select Done
Select "Done"
  • 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.

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.
  • Select Only Me
Select "Only Me"
  • Type your Mac password and click OK
Provide your Mac password and click "OK"
  • Click OK
Click "OK"

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

  • Click Tunnelblick icon from Menu bar and select the server.
Click on Tunnelblick icon from Menu bar and select the server.
  • Insert the following info:
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • Check Save in Keychain to save account details.
  • Click OK.
Insert Username provided by PureVPN Insert Password provided by PureVPN Check "Save in Keychain" to save account details Click "OK"
  • You are connected now. Enjoy PureVPN!
You are connected now. Enjoy PureVPN!

To disconnect VPN:

Click 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”
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 )

5 Comments

  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?

    Thanks

  2. aviweiss says:

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