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Windows instructions

  1. Enter your account number.
  2. Select the country you would like to connect through, then click on Download to save the file to your computer.
  3. Extract the downloaded file.
  4. Download and install OpenVPN.
  5. Copy the extracted files into "C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config" or "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenVPN\config".
  6. Start OpenVPN as Administrator (right-click, Run as...).
  7. In the Windows system tray, right-click on the OpenVPN icon select the profile you wish to use and choose "Connect".

For more information, please read our Windows OpenVPN guide.

macOS instructions

This package contains configuration files and certificates to use with Tunnelblick/Viscosity on macOS.

  1. Enter your account number.
  2. Select the country you would like to connect through, then click on Download to save the file to your computer.
  3. Read our Tunnelblick/Viscosity on Mac guide for further instructions.

Linux instructions

  1. Enter your account number.
  2. Select the country you would like to connect through, then click on Download to save the file to your computer.
  3. Making sure you are in the directory where the downloaded file is located, extract the file using "unzip mullvad_config_xx.zip", where xx is the server country you selected.
  4. Install OpenVPN: in Debian/Ubuntu, run "sudo apt-get install openvpn"; in Fedora, run "sudo dnf install openvpn".
  5. If you wish to start as a service, copy all the extracted files to "/etc/openvpn". Then in a terminal, issue "sudo service openvpn start".
  6. If not starting as a service, issue in a terminal "sudo openvpn --conf mullvad_xx.conf".

For instructions on how to use Network-Manager or for more in-depth instructions, visit our OpenVPN Linux guide.

iOS instructions

  1. Enter your account number.
  2. Select the country you would like to connect through, then click on Download to save the file to your phone.
  3. Install OpenVPN Connect on your phone.
  4. Open the downloaded file with OpenVPN Connect.
  5. Open the iPhone Settings app.
  6. Scroll down to the settings for the OpenVPN.
  7. Enable “Force AES-CBC ciphersuite”.
  8. Open the OpenVPN client and connect by selecting the entry named after the downloaded file, for example "us-ny.mullvad.net".
  9. For username, use your account number. For password, use "m".

For more information, please read our guide on installing Mullvad on iPhone and iPad.

Android instructions

  1. Enter your account number.
  2. Select the country you would like to connect through, then click on Download to save the file to your phone.
  3. Install OpenVPN for Android on your phone.
  4. Open the downloaded file with OpenVPN for Android.
  5. Connect by selecting the entry named after the downloaded file, for example "us-ny.mullvad.net".
  6. For username, use your account number. For password, use "m".
  7. If you are using OpenVPN Connect, enable "Force AES-CBC ciphersuites" and "Seamless Tunnel" under Preferences.

For more information, please read our guide on installing Mullvad on Android devices.

Using Mullvad on a router?

Check out one of the following guides for instructions

DD-WRT   OpenWrt   pfSense   Asus Merlin   Tomato