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Are you stuck on this “Activating, please wait…” screen? This problem occurs in ExpressVPN 5.x for Mac

activating please wait mac 5.x

… and ExpressVPN 4.x for Mac.

Screenshot of "Activating, please wait..."

Please use the following steps to resolve the issue!

Hold the control key and click on ExpressVPN in the Dock, then select Quit.

Screenshot: close ExpressVPN from the Dock

Then launch ExpressVPN again.

If the problem persists, please uninstall and reinstall ExpressVPN again.

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