MAC OSX PPTP VPN Setup guide
MAC OSX PPTP setup guide
NOTE – For MAC OSX, we recommend that you use L2TP using the guide here.
If for any reason you need to run PPTP instead, this guide will help you setup the VanishedVPN PPTP client on OSX (Apple MAC).
Before you start, ensure that you are not connected to another VPN already, and that you do not have any other unblocking solutions (such as Hola) installed on your machine. If you have a Hola extension on your browser you need to remove it (it will still be active even if its disabled).
Open System Preferences and go to the Network section.
Click the + button in the lower-left corner of the window.
Select VPN from the Interface drop-down menu.
Select PPTP from the VPN Type drop-down menu.
Enter anything you like for the Service Name.
For the Server Address, enter one of the following (depending on the content you want to view):
|Server name||Use for Examples|
|usa.vanishedvpn.com||Unblocking US content (Netflix, Hulu), ESPN+|
|usatv.vanishedvpn.com||USA TV channels (NBC, CBS, Starz, Vudu, Sling TV etc)|
|uk.vanishedvpn.com||Unblocking UK content (Netflix, BBC iPlayer, ITV.com, NOW TV, Sky GO, Channel 4 etc)|
|aus.vanishedvpn.com||Secure browsing, Access to Aus channels while travelling outside Australia (Foxtel Go, Plus 7, 9 Now, Ten Play). Access to Aus to avoid throttling by your ISP|
|p2p.vanishedvpn.com||P2P & Bit Torrent – These servers are based in a location where the laws on Bit Torrent are liberal. Bit Torrent is disabled on all other servers.|
|india.vanishedvpn.com||hotstar.com, sonyliv.com , News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|spain.vanishedvpn.com||News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|france.vanishedvpn.com||News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|russia.vanishedvpn.com||https://matchtv.ru/ , News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|swiss.vanishedvpn.com||www.srf.ch/tv , News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|safrica.vanishedvpn.com||SuperSport, News, TV, Video Streaming|
|holland.vanishedvpn.com||DutchTV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|taiwan.vanishedvpn.com||Taiwan News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|turkey.vanishedvpn.com||Turkish News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|germany.vanishedvpn.com||DAZN, https://www.zdf.de/, News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
|italy.vanishedvpn.com||Italian News, TV, Sports, Video Streaming|
Next, enter your credentials. **Note – ALL CREDENTIALS ARE CASE SENSITIVE AND MUST BE ENTERED EXACTLY AS THEY ARE ON THE WELCOME EMAIL THAT YOU RECEIVED
Enter Your VPN Username for the Account Name.
Click the Authentication Settings button.
In the User Authentication section, select the Password radio button and enter Your VPN Password.
Check the Show VPN status in menu bar checkbox.
Click the Advanced button and make sure the ‘Send all traffic over VPN connection’ checkbox is selected.
Click OK to close the Advanced settings, and then click Apply to save the VPN connection information.
Click ‘connect’, and in a couple of seconds you should see the connection established.
You should now be able to browse as normal, and unblock content.
1 If you see a login screen when browsing after connecting to the VPN, it’s likely that you didn’t complete step to ‘Send all traffic over VPN’ above
2 If you have connected to the USA server, but you are still seeing your local Netflix catalogue, it’s likely that you didn’t complete step to ‘Send all traffic over VPN’ above