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How to set up ExpressVPN for Windows

How to set up ExpressVPN for Windows

  1. Sign up for an ExpressVPN subscription on the order page
  2. Download and install the ExpressVPN app for Windows
  3. Connect to any one of 148 server locations
  4. Use the internet the way you want to use it!

If you need help, the ExpressVPN Support Team is available via live chat and email.

Connect ExpressVPN for Windows in 3 easy steps!

Step 1:

Click the ON button to use the VPN. To connect elsewhere, click CHOOSE LOCATION.

Click the ON button to use the VPN. To connect elsewhere, click CHOOSE LOCATION.

Step 2:

Choose between Recommended, Favorites, and All Locations.

Choose between Recommended, Favorites, and All Locations.

Step 3:

Once you’re connected, you’ll be able to stream with privacy.

Once you’re connected, you’ll be able to stream with privacy.

Video: How to install ExpressVPN on Windows

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Download VPN for all Windows devices

You love your Windows devices. You want online privacy. Use ExpressVPN to empower your Windows computer.

Connect ExpressVPN on:

  • Lenovo Yoga, Thinkpad
  • HP Spectre, Envy
  • Dell Inspiron, XPS, Latitude
  • Asus Zenbook, ROG, Transformer Book
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Notebook 9, Galaxy TabPro S
  • Acer Chromebook, Travelmate, Swift
  • Windows Surface Pro, Surface Book, Surface Hub

ExpressVPN is compatible with:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows RT

Have a Mac too? Get a VPN for Mac and use both simultaneously. Use an Android phone? Set up a VPN for Android to give your phone best-in-class security.

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ExpressVPN for Windows key features

More VPN locations

Connect your Windows computer to the ExpressVPN network of 148 servers in 94 countries.

Optimized for speed

ExpressVPN constantly optimizes servers to deliver the fastest speeds possible.

Superior connection reliability

Enjoy industry-leading connection stability and reliability, no matter where you are in the world.

Smart Location

Every time you use the app, ExpressVPN recommends the location that gives you the best connection experience.

Advanced leak protection

Strong, proven leakproofing is enabled by default, ensuring your privacy and security stay intact under all possible network conditions.

Connection Per App (split tunneling)

Choose which apps use the VPN and which apps don’t when you’re connected to ExpressVPN.

Browser extension compatibility

The ExpressVPN extension for Chrome and Firefox lets you control your VPN directly from your web browser.

Network Lock Kill Switch

Network Lock Kill Switch

If your VPN connection drops unexpectedly, ExpressVPN prevents your network traffic from being exposed to third parties.

OpenVPN as standard

OpenVPN as standard

The ExpressVPN app for Windows uses OpenVPN, the VPN protocol that provides the most security and the highest performance, by default.

Save your favorite locations

Flag your preferred server locations as favorites so they’re always within easy reach.

Live chat support

Contact a customer support agent from within the app if you have questions about ExpressVPN for Windows. The ExpressVPN Support Team is here around the clock to help you!

VPN for all your devices

Protect your PC and all your other devices by using ExpressVPN apps and manual configurations.

ExpressVPN for Windows

Find out why customers love the ExpressVPN app for Windows

Speed is great and customer service is outstanding. Friendly interface and easy to use. Most recommended.
I like ExpressVPN, everything works as intended and I even had a stupid question that was answered quickly and very friendly by the support. Love it!
ExpressVPN is extremely easy to install and use, and comes with a 30 day money-back guarantee. Installation on Windows 7 is incredibly simple.
I would like to say that I was extremely satisfied with ExpressVPN while my children and I were in Asia. We were homeschooling, and it was important that we were able to reach those websites from Asia with acceptable response time. I was also able to keep friends and family updated through Facebook.

Why choose ExpressVPN?

Get set up right away

Connecting to ExpressVPN for Windows is quick and easy. Just sign up, download, and connect!

Unblock the websites you love

Access your favorite sites and content. Unblock Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Skype, YouTube, Google, gaming sites, and more with ExpressVPN.

Anonymize your browsing

Hide your computer’s IP address and location to prevent logging of metadata and browsing activity.

Secure your Wi-Fi connection

Surf the web on your Mac from Wi-Fi hotspots with freedom from tracking or monitoring.

Stream videos and music

Enjoy Netflix, Hulu, BBC, Spotify, and more—with privacy, security, blazing-fast speeds, and unlimited bandwidth.

Protect your personal information

Keep hackers and snoops from accessing sensitive information like your emails, banking information, and passwords.

Test your speeds

Run the VPN Speed Test to find out which server to use for the fastest connection possible on your PC. Read Top10VPN's speed review of ExpressVPN.

Browse with no limits

Bypass internet censorship, firewalls, campus filters, and ISP throttling with ExpressVPN for Windows.

Enjoy unlimited bandwidth & server switches

With unlimited bandwidth and server switches, you can watch and download as much as you want whenever you want it.

Try ExpressVPN risk-free

ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Not satisfied? Get your money back, no questions asked.

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