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How do I create a shortcut for the app on my desktop (Win/Mac)?

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The installer for our app does not automatically create a shortcut, and you must do so manually.  

Windows:

To create the shortcut in Windows: 

  1. Right Click the Desktop and click New > Shortcut
     

  2. Click the Browse button next to the search bar
     

  3. When the Browse for Files or Folders menu appears, click This PC > Windows (C): > Program Files (NOT Program Files (x86)) > Private Internet Access > pia-client.exe 

  4. Then click OK
     

  5. Then Next and finally Finish 

 

Mac:

To create the shortcut in Mac: 

 Simply drag the PIA VPN App icon from the Application folder onto the desktop and run it from there.