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Guides

Using the Mullvad VPN app

How to use the Mullvad VPN app.

How to use Bridge mode

Step-by-step instructions for using the Bridge mode feature in the Mullvad VPN app.

Why WireGuard?

An FAQ about why we recommend the WireGuard VPN protocol.

How to use the Mullvad CLI

How to use the Mullvad VPN app from the terminal/command prompt.

Verifying signatures

How to verify the Mullvad VPN app releases.

Mullvad on iOS (iPhone, iPad)

How to use on iPhone, iPad, and other iOS devices.

Mullvad on Android / Chromebook devices

How to use Mullvad with Android and Chromebook devices.

OpenVPN installation on Linux

How to connect to Mullvad VPN servers using OpenVPN on Linux.

OpenVPN installation on Windows

How to connect to Mullvad VPN servers using OpenVPN on Windows.

Tunnelblick on macOS

Connect to Mullvad's servers using Tunnelblick on your macOS.

Viscosity on macOS

Connect to Mullvad's servers using Viscosity on your macOS.

Mullvad on Qubes OS 4

How to install and run Mullvad on Qubes OS 4.

Using WireGuard on macOS

How to connect to Mullvad’s WireGuard servers on macOS.

CLI commands for using WireGuard

A CLI-based guide with terminal commands for using WireGuard.

Using WireGuard on Windows

How to connect to Mullvad’s WireGuard servers on Windows.

WireGuard on Linux terminal (advanced)

This advanced terminal-only Linux guide will teach you how to use the WireGuard protocol to connect to Mullvad.

WireGuard on Linux terminal (easy)

This simplified guide will teach you how to use the WireGuard protocol to connect to Mullvad using Linux.

WireGuard app on macOS

Connect to Mullvad using the WireGuard app on macOS.

Using WireGuard on iOS

How to connect to Mullvad’s WireGuard servers on iOS (iPhone).

Using WireGuard on Android

How to connect to Mullvad’s WireGuard servers on Android.

Multihop with WireGuard

Multihop with WireGuard

Different entry/exit node using WireGuard and SOCKS5 proxy

WireGuard and SOCKS5 proxy

WireGuard on macOS terminal (brew)

For macOS users who want to use the WireGuard protocol to connect to Mullvad but are unable to use the WireGuard app that requires macOS version 10.14 or newer.

WireGuard on a router

Learn how to run WireGuard on a router.

Frequently asked questions

Troubleshooting common issues with Mullvad.

Connection speed – why is it so slow?

Try these methods to improve your connection speed while using Mullvad.

Improve slow speeds from throttling

Experiencing slow traffic? Your ISP may be engaging in bandwidth throttling.

SOCKS5 proxy

Use our SOCKS5 proxies to further minimize your computer's identity from being revealed and reduce CAPTCHAs.

Using BitTorrent more securely

Learn how to use the BitTorrent protocol more securely.

Port forwarding with Mullvad VPN

How to forward ports to your computer when using Mullvad.

Split tunneling with Mullvad VPN

Here is a guide that will help you set up split tunneling.

Tor and Mullvad VPN

Quick setup to get connected to Mullvad VPN via Tor.

Plex with Mullvad

How to access Plex via a Mullvad server

Lost Account

How to proceed if you have lost your account number.

Refunds

The steps needed to get a refund.

Change your online habits

Step 1 in our online privacy series, this guide focuses on the first steps to take to improve your online privacy.

Plugins that block and protect

Step 2 in our online privacy series, this guide covers a number of plugins that help improve your privacy, and others that need to be disabled to keep you safe.

Create better passwords

Step 3 in our online privacy series, learn how to create more effective passwords and simplify your management of them.

WebRTC

Learn about what WebRTC is and how to keep it from exposing your IP.

DNS leaks

Explains what DNS is and how to protect yourself from leaking information to your DNS provider.

Changing your MAC address

In this guide, we explain how to change your computer's MAC address if you are running macOS or Linux.

The basics of encryption

An overview of encryption.

How to blog anonymously

Learn how to remain anonymous when starting a blog under a pen name.

Using encrypted email

Learn how to set up an email application to send and receive encrypted email.

Facebook pixel: the privacy-invasive tracking technique

Here's how Facebook's tracking technique, pixel, collects and sells your data and how you can prevent it.

How to tamper protect a laptop

We show you how a bit of nail polish can help to identify if someone's been messing with your hardware.

Using pfSense with Mullvad

This is a quick guide to get Mullvad up and running with pfSense 2.4.0 or later.

IPFire and Mullvad VPN

Connect to our servers while using IPFire.

Asus Merlin and Mullvad VPN

How to setup your Asus router running Merlin to connect to the Mullvad VPN servers.

DD-WRT routers and Mullvad VPN

Set up a router to use DD-WRT for connecting to the Mullvad VPN servers.

OpenWrt routers and Mullvad VPN

Set up a router with OpenWrt and connect to the Mullvad VPN service.

Tomato router and Mullvad VPN

How to connect to the Mullvad VPN servers using a Tomato router.

Intro to Shadowsocks

All about the Shadowsocks proxy and how it can help you circumvent a restricted firewall.

Shadowsocks with the Mullvad VPN app

How to use the Shadowsocks proxy in the Mullvad VPN app.

Shadowsocks with the Mullvad CLI

How to use the Shadowsocks proxy from the terminal / command prompt.

Shadowsocks for Android

How to use the Shadowsocks proxy on your Android device to connect to Mullvad VPN.

Shadowsocks for OpenVPN on Linux

How to use the Shadowsocks proxy on your Linux computer to connect to Mullvad VPN.

Shadowsocks for OpenVPN on macOS

How to use the Shadowsocks proxy on your macOS computer to connect to Mullvad VPN.

Shadowsocks for OpenVPN on Windows

How to use the Shadowsocks proxy on your Windows computer to connect to Mullvad VPN.

Bridges and proxies with Mullvad CLI (Mullvad app)

If you're stuck behind a restrictive firewall and are unable to access our VPN servers directly, try connecting using the SSH protocol via our bridge(s).

SSH and Mullvad VPN

Stuck behind a restrictive firewall? Try using SSH tunneling to connect to Mullvad's VPN servers.

No-logging of user activity policy

We do not keep activity logs of any kind. Learn more about what this means and why we choose to operate this way.

Privacy policy

Information about how we handle personal data in relation to GDPR.

Cookie policy

An overview of the cookies our website utilizes and why.

Policy on reviews, advertising, and affiliates

An explanation of our position on these matters.

Pricing and discounts

Answers to questions about the cost of our VPN service, discounts, and pricing.

We value open source

Why we believe in the open-source model and where you can access our open-source projects and keys.

How we handle government requests for user data

What we do when a government entity approaches us for user data, and why.

Swedish legislation relevant to us as a VPN provider

Swedish legislation relevant to us as a VPN provider

Terms of service

The terms for using Amagicom AB’s Mullvad VPN service.

Install Mullvad app on Linux

How to install and uninstall the Mullvad VPN app on Linux.

Install Mullvad app on Windows

How to install and uninstall the Mullvad VPN app on Windows.

How to report a bug or vulnerability

How to report a bug or vulnerability

Install Mullvad app on Android

How to install and uninstall the Mullvad VPN app on Android (Beta).

How to encrypt a file with symmetric encryption

Learn how to use symmetric encryption.

How to encrypt messages with asymmetric encryption

Learn how to use asymmetric encryption.

Partnerships and Resellers

An overview of our partners, distributors, and resellers.

Policy on disclosure of security incidents

When we disclose security incidents.

Server list

A list of our servers

Where to download the Mullvad app

Where to download the app and what to do if download speeds are slow.

How turn on WireGuard in the Mullvad app

Simple steps for using WireGuard in the Mullvad app.

Invoices

This guide will show to to get invoices for your payments.

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