How to Set Up and Use the ExpressVPN Mac App – Version 3.x on Mac OS X

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This app requires version Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard) to use.

(You can find out your Mac version by clicking on About This Mac on the Apple menu located at the upper-left corner of your screen.)

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Download the VPN app
Install the VPN app
Set up the VPN app
Connect and disconnect the VPN


Download the VPN app

Open the Welcome Email you received when you signed up for ExpressVPN. Click the link in the email.

open the welcome email

If you can’t find the link, log in to your account here.

log in to expressvpn.com

Once you’ve clicked the link in the welcome email or logged in to the website, click on Set Up ExpressVPN on the Active Subscriptions page. This will take you to the Downloads page.

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Click on the Mac section. On the right side of the screen, click on Show all versions and then click the Download button for macOS 10.7 or macOS 10.6, depending on the OS you are running.

Do not close this window! You will need to copy your activation code later.

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Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Install the VPN app

Locate the download file on your computer and open it. Click Continue once you open the download file.

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Click Continue.

introduction

Click Continue.

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Click Install.

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Type your Mac username and password to authorize the installation, then click Install Software.

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(You will see the following window ONLY if you have installed ExpressVPN on your Mac before. If you don’t see this screen, skip this part.)

Select Keep existing account if you are reinstalling ExpressVPN with the same account activation code as before.

Select Remove existing account and let me switch to another account if you are switching to a new activation code.

Select Continue.

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Click Close to finish the installation.

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Set up the VPN app

Go to your Applications folder and open ExpressVPN.

When ExpressVPN launches for the first time, copy and paste the activation code on the ExpressVPN website and click Next. (You got this code earlier)

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Click OK.

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Congratulations! You now have access to the VPN!

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Connect and disconnect the VPN

To connect to the VPN, click on the server location of your choice to start connecting.

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Once you see the Connected message, you can begin surfing with freedom and security!

To disconnect from the VPN, click Disconnect.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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