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How to download Proton VPN OpenVPN configuration files

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

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 Proton VPN OpenVPN configuration files.

How to download configuration files

Log into your Proton VPN account at, go to Downloads → OpenVPN configuration files and:

  • Select Platform – The correct platform for your device (this is important, as otherwise you may be vulnerable to DNS leaks)
  • Select Protocol – UDP (recommended) or TCP if you experience slow VPN speeds (this utilizes port 443)
  • Select config file and download – choose whether you want to download a configuration file for a whole country, an individual server, or for a Secure Core server. 
  • Select a country or server and click the Download button next to it. 

You can also scroll to the bottom of the section and select Download all configurations. If you do this, you’ll need a program to extract the resultant zip file.

Download OpenVPN config

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