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Mullvad app (Windows, macOS, Linux)

Install and use Mullvad app on Windows

Follow our steps to install and use our VPN app on Windows.

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Install and use Mullvad app on macOS

Follow our steps to install and use our VPN app on macOS.

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Install and use Mullvad app on Linux

Follow our steps to install and use our VPN app on Linux.

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How to use the Mullvad CLI

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

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Verifying signatures

How to verify the Mullvad VPN app releases.

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Other operating systems

Mullvad on iOS

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

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Mullvad on Android / Chromebook devices

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

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Mullvad on Qubes OS

How to connect to Mullvad's VPN servers when using Qubes OS.

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Mullvad on Qubes OS 4

How to install and run Mullvad on Qubes OS 4.

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Mullvad on other VPN software

OpenVPN installation on Linux

How to connect to our servers using OpenVPN on Linux.

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OpenVPN installation on Windows

How to connect to our servers using OpenVPN on Windows.

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Tunnelblick / Viscosity on macOS

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

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Troubleshooting

Connection speed – why is it so slow?

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

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Frequently asked questions

Troubleshooting common issues with Mullvad.

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Connectivity

SOCKS5 proxy

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

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Using BitTorrent more securely

Learn how to use the BitTorrent protocol more securely.

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Port forwarding with 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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Tor and Mullvad VPN

Quick setup to get connected to Mullvad VPN via Tor

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Account

Lost Account

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

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.

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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.

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Create better passwords

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

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WebRTC

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

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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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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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Routers

Using pfSense with Mullvad

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

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IPFire and Mullvad VPN

Connect to our servers while 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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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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OpenWrt routers and Mullvad VPN

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

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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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Bridges

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).

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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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WireGuard

Advanced WireGuard + Mullvad setup on Linux

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

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Easy WireGuard + Mullvad setup on Linux

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

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Running WireGuard on a router

Learn how to run WireGuard on a router.

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WireGuard on Android

Using WireGuard on Android

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WireGuard + Mullvad for macOS

For macOS users who want to use the WireGuard protocol to connect to Mullvad.

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Beta

Beta versions for Windows

We currently have no beta version of the Mullvad VPN app for Windows.

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Beta versions for Linux

We currently have no beta version of the Mullvad VPN app for Linux.

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Beta versions for macOS

We currently have no beta version of the Mullvad VPN app for macOS.

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Policies and more

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.

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy contains information about how we handles personal data in relation to GDPR

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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.

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We value open source

Here's why we believe in the open-source model and where you can access our open-source projects and keys.

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How we handle government requests for user data

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

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Swedish legislation relevant to us as a VPN provider

Swedish legislation relevant to us as a VPN provider

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