How to Install VPN on MacBook

If your company is using a VPN, you can connect your Mac to it by establishing a network connection using the System Preferences window. The exact steps will depend on what kind of VPN you use which will usually include importing the security certificate used by your VPN. (Information about how to do this can be found on the VPN’s website.

If you don’t have access a VPN service for business you can create an L2TP connection using the built-in VPN settings on your Apple computer. To do so, open the System Preferences window and select Network. Select the + icon to add the VPN connection. To establish the connection, you’ll need know your server address, account username, password, and shared secret.

Once you have this information, you are now able to browse the Internet with your Mac’s VPN. Your internet searches will be sent through the VPN which makes it impossible to track your online activities. This will also guard against your internet service provider selling your personal data. Net neutrality is currently under threat by ISPs could allow them to sell your browsing history and even your physical location.

Another reason to install a VPN on your MacBook is to access content that is restricted in your area. Many entertainment websites block content according to the country in which you live, but a VPN can help to get over this. To do this, you will have to sign-up with a premium VPN service such as Surfshark and then download the software for your Mac.