Choose which set of configuration files you would like to use to connect to Private Internet Access. Our available config files, including descriptions, are available here
Step 2: Go to https://tunnelblick.net/
Step 3: Download the Tunnelblick installer
Step 4: Open the installer from your Downloads folder
Step 5: Click the Tunnelblick icon to begin the installation process
You’ll be prompted to decide whether to check for updates to Tunnelblick and whether to check that your IP address changes when you connect to the VPN
Step 6: Select your preferred options and click Continue
Step 7: Tunnelblick will then launch and ask if you have configuration files. Select I have configuration files
Step 8: Locate your OpenVPN configuration files in your Downloads folder
Step 9: Extract the OpenVPN config files by clicking on openvpn.zip
Step 10: Rename the extracted folder openvpn.tblk
Step 11: Accept the prompt to add the .tblk file extension to the end of the name
Step 12: You’ll be prompted whether to install these config profiles for all users, or only yourself
Step 13: Click the option you prefer
Step 14: Check “Apply to all” if you would like to apply the same settings to all configurations.
Step 15: When you open Tunnelblick, you’ll see a magnet icon on the upper right side of your menu bar. From here, you can select the server you would like to connect to.
Step 16: You will be prompted to enter your username and password to connect.
You will likely receive a warning about the use of the comp-lzo option in your OpenVPN configuration files.
Step 17: Hover over the magnet icon to see your public IP and the server you are connected to.
Step 18: To access your logs, click on the Tunnelblick icon in the Menu bar and select VPN Details.