Installing VPN on a Mac is a simple process and only involves a few steps to get up and running. One thing people don’t know about VPN technology is
that VPNs provide you more than just freedom of access and they are a way to improve your personal internet security, read more. This article will explain how to install the Tunnelblick app on your Mac computer which is the leading open source VPN application for Mac’s. Our VPN service uses the OpenVPN architecture and it is compatible with Tunnelblick which is why we are saving you up to 30% on the overhead charged by App stores. Our architecture provides provide fast, reliable, and inexpensive VPN access. Instead creating our own app, we use the best open source app available (Tunnelblick) and concentrate on delivering you a stable, secure, and fast certificate gateway at a great price.
Step One: Get the App for your Mac VPN Install.
Download the “Tunnelblick” Open VPN application. To get this app, go to https://tunnelblick.net/index.html. Select download latest stable version. The app will be downloaded to your downloads folder.
Step Two: Check your downloads folder for the install file for your Mac VPN Install
Check your downloads folder for a file named Tunnelblick.
Step Three: Change your Security and Privacy Settings
Click on the apple icon then click on the System Preferences item.
Step Four: Select Security and Privacy for your Mac VPN Install
Click on the the icon “Security & Privacy”.
Step Five: Unlock your Security and Privacy Settings
Click on the padlock icon located in the lower left hand corner.
Step Six: Enter your username and password to unlock your settings for your Mac VPN Install
Step Seven: Change the setting to “App Store and identified developers”
Click the radio button “App Store and identified developers”
Step Eight: Open the Tunnelblick Install File from your Downloads Folder
Open the Tunnelblick file.
Step Nine: Open the Install File
Step Ten: Double Click the Tunnelblick Icon
Step Eleven: Click OK
Step Twelve: Tunnelblick should now be installed
Step Thirteen: If not already running in your task bar open Tunnelblick from your applications
Step Fourteen: Log in to get your Device Profile
Log into your Nue Wave VPN account .
Step Fifteen: After logging in your account screen will be shown
Select register devices
Step Sixteen: Create a name for your Device Profile
Next give your device profile a title, select the device type, and press the Email Device File button. Please be patient, while our server creates the key, updates your account, and emails you the Device Profile. Normally your Device Profile will arrive to your inbox within 5 minutes. Please also check your spam folder in case your email server did not recognize our email address.
Step Seventeen: Log in to your email get the Device Profile for your Mac VPN Install
Open your email and look for the email from email@example.com. In the email open the attachment with the title you gave the device profile and ending with .ovpn.
Step Eighteen: Move the Device Profile
Move the downloaded .ovpn file to your documents folder, or another private folder. We recommend creating a file in the documents folder called “Tunnelblick” and saving all your Device Profile files there. But you can choose any location on your computer. For advanced users you might want to put this in a hidden folder like your .ssh folder. It does not matter where you put the file, but it should be somewhere you can remember where you put the device profile keys.
Drag and drop the file from your downloads folder to another folder of your choosing.
Step Nineteen: Rename the Device Profile
Remove the .txt extension that may appear at the end or your .ovpn file.
Step Twenty: Open the .ovpn Device Profile for your Mac VPN Install
Double click the file to open. Tunnelblick will recognize you opened the file and prompt you to in install the file.
Step Twenty-one: Open your VPN Connection
Hover over the Tunnelblick Icon and select connect.
Step Twenty-two: Surf the internet privately