OpenVPN (macOS Setup)


OpenVPN is a versatile protocol that can be utilized using TCP or UDP on any port. It also includes Stealth Mode (TLS-Crypt) and a new version of Stealth Mode v2 (TLS-Crypt-V2) which can be used to unblock 'tough' firewalls. Follow the instructions below to manually set OpenVPN on your Windows device.

Step 1

Head to the VPN99 CRM at and sign in with your login credentials.

Step 2

From the left hand menu, click on "Services" > Select your Active Service > Click "Show Advanced Credentials". Pay attention the the Username and Password fields - you will need them later.

Step 3

From the VPN Profile Generator, kindly pick the desired protocol and server. Press on Download to generate the requested OpenVPN profile.

Please choose OpenVPN Stealth v2 if you are trying to connect from Russia, China, Iran, UAE and other countries with restricted firewalls.

Establishing an OpenVPN connection on macOS:

Step 4

Start your browser, head to and click on the Download OpenVPN Connect button.

Run the downloaded file by clicking on it.

Select your CPU Type (generally, Intel apply to older devices, while Apple Silicon are used in newer devices):

Follow the installation prompts:

Step 5

Once installation has been completed, run OpenVPN Connect from the Finder —> Applications menu.

Click "Upload File" -> Pick the server file that you downloaded from Step 3 above and add/upload.

Step 6

Type in your username credentials which you can get from your VPN99 CRM (Step 2) —> Click on 'Save Password' —> Type in your password (again, from Step 2) —> Press on Connect.

Gentle reminder: Your "Advanced VPN Credentials" should ONLY be the user name and password you use for any manual connections (for ex. OpenVPN or WireGuard). Please do NOT use your VPN99 user name and password.

Image below is a reminder you'll see on your CRM;

Step 7

You will be shown a 'Missing external certificate alert' —> Press Continue.

You are now connected!

Use the toggle switch on top to disconnect and reestablish the VPN connection.

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