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, WireGuard servers, and Bridge servers, as well as their details.

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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 / Viscosity 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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Using pfSense with Mullvad

This is a quick guide to get you up and running with PfSense 2.4.0 or later .

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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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Troubleshooting

Here is a guide for troubleshooting various problems

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SOCKS5 proxy

Learn 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 with 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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Qubes OS and Mullvad VPN

Instructions for how connect to Mullvad's VPN servers when using Qubes OS.

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Tor and Mullvad VPN

Quick setup to get connected to Mullvad VPN via Tor

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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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Refunds

The steps needed to get a refund.

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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 yourself 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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Using encrypted email

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

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How to blog anonymously

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

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Bridges

An overview of using bridges

Learn about the various bridge methods available to get around a restrictive firewall and connect to Mullvad's VPN servers.

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Shadowsocks and Mullvad VPN

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

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SSH and Mullvad VPN

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

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Stunnel and Mullvad VPN

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

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WireGuard

Running WireGuard on a router

Learn how to run WireGuard on a 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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Beta

Mullvad client betas

Information and downloads for beta versions of our client.

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Beta versions of new VPN app

Download the latest beta version our new VPN app, currently for macOS only.

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Policies and more

Policy on reviews, advertising, and affiliates

An explanation of our position on these matters.

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Mullvad stickers and merchandise

Here's how to get your hands on Mullvad stickers and t-shirts.

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No-logging data policy

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

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