Guides

Mullvad client

Mullvad client - Settings

This guide explains the Status and Settings tabs in the Mullvad client.

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Mullvad client - Advanced options

Here you can see the advanced options found under "Settings" and their default values for the Mullvad client.

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Installing Mullvad client in Linux

Here are some ways that you can install the Mullvad client in some Linux distributions.

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Installing Mullvad client in Windows

This guide shows you how to install the Mullvad client in Windows.

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Verifying signatures

How to verify the Mullvad client releases.

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Installing Mullvad client on macOS

How to install the Mullvad client on macOS

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Connectivity

Connection Speed – Why is it so slow?

A list of ways to improve your connection speed while using Mullvad.

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Our VPN servers

A list of our VPN servers and their host names, locations, and the groups they belong to.

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Windows OpenVPN installation

OpenVPN Installation instructions please keep in mind that OpenVPN versions below 2.3.10 will perform worse so make sure you run a later version.

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Tunnelblick on Mac

This guide will help you connect to our servers using Tunnelblick on your Mac.

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Linux OpenVPN Installation

How to connect to our servers using OpenVPN under Linux

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Installing Mullvad on iPhone and iPad

Mullvad works on iPhone, iPad, and other iOS devices. Follow these steps for a stable and secure installation.

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DD-WRT routers and Mullvad VPN

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

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Using pfSense with Mullvad

This is a quick guide to get you up and running with PfSense.

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Troubleshooting

Here is a guide for troubleshooting various problems

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SOCKS5 Proxy

Here is a guide how to use our SOCKS5 proxies.

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Bittorrent

Bittorrent guide

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OpenWrt routers and Mullvad VPN

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

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Installing Mullvad on Android devices

Mullvad is compatible with Android devices. Follow these steps for a stable and secure installation.

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Port forwarding and Mullvad

How to forward ports to your computer when using Mullvad.

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Split tunneling with Mullvad VPN

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

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Ipfire and Mullvad VPN

Here is a quick guide to help you get connected with our servers when using ipfire.

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Asus Merlin and Mullvad VPN

Here is a short walk through on how to setup your Asus router running Merlin to connect to the Mullvad VPN servers.

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Tomato router and Mullvad VPN

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

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Running WireGuard with Mullvad on Linux

Learn how to set up WireGuard on Linux and run it with Mullvad.

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Qubes OS and Mullvad VPN

Instructions for how connect to Mullvads VPN servers when using Qubes OS

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Account

Lost Account

Here are a few steps that explain how to proceed if you have lost your account number.

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Privacy

WebRTC

How to disable WebRTC from leaking your IP address.

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First steps toward online privacy

In this guide, we focus on the first steps you should take in order to improve your online privacy.

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DNS leaks

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

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Second steps toward online privacy

In this guide we describe a number of plugins that help improve your privacy, and others that need to be disabled to keep you safe.

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Changing your MAC address

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

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The basics of encryption

Learn the basics of encryption as well as how to encrypt and decrypt messages.

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Bridges

Connecting via bridges

Bridges might help connecting from behind restrictive firewalls. The different methods you can currently use with our bridges are Shadowsocks, SSH and Stunnel.

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Shadowsocks and Mullvad VPN

Here are steps to help you get connected to our VPN servers through our bridge servers using Shadowsocks.

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SSH and Mullvad VPN

Here are steps to help you get connected to the Mullvad VPN servers through our Mullvad bridges using SSH tunneling

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Stunnel and Mullvad VPN

Follow this guide to help you connect to our VPN servers via stunnel

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