Connect macOS to a PPTP VPN gateway

Setup Instructions PPTP (Point to Point Tunneling Protocol) on MAC OS X
Follow these simple steps to install VPN on MAC OS X using the PPTP protocol.

Click on the “System Preference” icon.

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Choose – “Network” to alter the network settings

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Click on the “+ sign” on the left corner to add the VPN connection.

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Click on the arrows on the right side of the “Interface” to open the menu.

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Choose – “VPN” from the menu.

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Set the VPN Type to “PPTP“, fill in the Service Name and click on “Create“

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Click on the arrows on the right side of the “Configuration” menu.

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Select – “Add Configuration…“

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Fill in a Name and click on “Create“.

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Fill in the Server Address (you can find this in the Welcome mail we sent) and fill in an Account Name (you can choose this).
Then click on “Authentication Setings…“

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Fill in the password (you can find this in the Welcome mail we sent). Then click on “OK“

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Click on “Apply“.

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Click on “Advanced“.

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Make sure you enable: ? Send all traffic over VPN connection.

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Click on “Connect“. You are now connected!

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First connection usually takes not more than a minute. After connection you should now see the VPN connection successfully established.

Now all your traffic is secure and you are 100% anonymous!

If you have any problems or questions, please check our Knowledge Base.
If you can’t find an answer there, you can contact our support team (info@vpncenter.co).