How to set up VPN on macOS

Choose the VPN protocol you want to set up. (What should I choose?)

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VPN on macOS

Whilst setting up a VPN on Mac doesn’t offer all VPN protocols, there is still plenty of support for using a VPN on the Apple OS. VPNs work just fine on Mac and I suspect in the future as OS X becomes more and more popular more VPN protocols will come over.

VPN protocols supported on macOS X

OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP is the full list of protocols available and give a good broad range of use for most people. SSTP is not available for Mac due to the protocol being partly developed by Microsoft themselves. No SoftEther either.

Setting up a VPN natively on Mac is relatively simple. All you have to do is go to your Network settings page, add a new connection and under interface choose VPN, after that choose the protocol and name of the connection. Doing it this way will only give you PPTP or L2TP.

We also offer our own solution if you don’t feel safe venturing into your PC settings. Download our software and then simply install by following our tutorial. Our software offers the usage of PPTP, L2TP and OpenVPN.

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