1. Head over to and download the Stable version of TunnelBlick. Note: The current version may be different from the screenshots.

2. Open your downloads folder and double click Tunnelblick_x.x.x.

3. To start the installation, double-click the Tunnelblick icon.

4. This next step you may get different screens depending on your Settings in Mac OS X.

If you get the window below…

then your security settings do not allow you to open files that are not from the Mac App Store by double-clicking. You should click “OK” (the window will disappear), then Control-click the Tunnelblick icon and click “Open” to open the file. A new window will appear.

If you get the window below…

then click the “Open” button to continue. The window will disappear and a new window will appear.

5. You will need to enter your password to give permission to put the software in the Applications folder.

6. You will get a prompt if it was successful.

7. When this window appears click “I have configuration files”. Then click OK


  1. Download your configuration files. They should have a ovpn file name extension.
  2. Drag the ovpn file on top of the Tunnelblick icon in the menu bar.

3. Select Only Me when installing configurations.

4. You will be prompted to enter your password every time you add a new configuration or remove one.


5. You have successfully added a configuration.



  1. Click the Tunnelblick icon in the menu bar.

2. Then click VPN Details…

3. Select your Configuration on the left side and click the Connect button on the bottom right.

4. It should take a second, but it should show in green that it is connected in the top right corner of your screen.