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How to download ProtonVPN OpenVPN configuration files

ProtonVPN features easy-to-use native apps with a simplified graphical user interface for:

Windows
macOS
iOS
Android
Linux
Chromebook
Android TV

Nevertheless, some users may prefer to use OpenVPN configuration files and connect to our secure VPN servers using a third-party client. Read on for instructions on how to download ProtonVPN OpenVPN configuration files.

To Download ProtonVPN configuration files:

  • Log into your ProtonVPN dashboard at account.protonvpn.com/login
  • Select Downloads on in the left navigation bar
  • Find the OpenVPN configuration files section and chose
    • Platform: chose depending on your device/operating system  (THIS IS IMPORTANT, as otherwise you may be vulnerable to DNS leaks)
    • Protocol: UDP (recommended) / use TCP if you experience slow VPN speeds (this utilizes port 443)
  • Click the download icons for the server you wish to download
  • Note: If you selected “Download all configurations”, the requested files will be in a ZIP archive – each of the files will contain information on how to connect to one of the ProtonVPN servers.

 

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4 comments

  1. Michael

    Is the Killswitch enabled in this .ovpn files? If not how to enable it, for OpenVPN (Windows)?

  2. ProtonVPN Team

    Hello Michael, Kill-switch is not in the .ovpn files and will not be. OpenVPN gui does not provide any kill-switch feature, only our Windows application does.

  3. Andras Szucs

    Can I download the config files in Headless mode on a RPI (like: sudo wget /and then some link/), or do i have to download them separately on a different device and move them ?

  4. ProtonVPN Team

    Hello Andras,
    For now we would suggest to upload the files from other device. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us :
    https://protonvpn.com/support-form

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