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=='''STEP 1'''==  
 
=='''STEP 1'''==  
  

Latest revision as of 00:43, 1 December 2020

Attention! PPTP protocol won't be supported by Astrill after 1st January, 2021.


STEP 1

Click on System Preferences icon in dock.

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STEP 2

On System Preferences window, under Internet & Network, click on Network icon.

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STEP 3

On Network window, click the plus (+) button to create PPTP VPN connection.

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STEP 4

Fill out the required info:

  • Interface, select VPN:
  • VPN Type: select PPTP
  • Service Name: type in Astrill PPTP VPN.

When done, click on Create button.

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STEP 5

On Network screen, fill our required info:

  • Server Name: See Servers List
  • Account Name: Your Astrill username

When done, click on Authentication Settings... button.

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STEP 6

For User Authentication, select Password, and enter your Astrill VPN account password.

When done, click on OK button, then click on Advanced... button.

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STEP 7

Tick the box Send all traffic over VPN connection, then click on OK button.

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STEP 8

Click on Apply button, then to connect to Astrill PPTP VPN, click on Connect button.

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STEP 9

Once you are connected, you will see Status: Connected, and to disconnect from Astrill PPTP VPN, simply click on Disconnect button.

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NOTE: When using PPTP/L2TP/IPSec VPN over 3G connection, make sure proxy settings are disabled. As it's likely these protocols can't work over proxy.