How to download Proton VPN OpenVPN configuration files

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Download and installation

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.
Download OpenVPN config

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