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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 dashboard at account.protonvpn.com/login

Select Downloads on in the left navigation bar

Select OpenVPN configuration files in the left navigation bar and choose:

  • Platform: The correct platform for your device (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)

Then click the Download buttons for the server(s) you wish to download.

openvpn files screenshot

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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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