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In today's tutorial I am going to show you how to connect to ExpressVPN using manual OpenVPN configuration files with third party OpenVPN clients for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS.


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This can be very useful if you are using ExpressVPN in China because the manual OpenVPN server IP addresses are different from the ones used in the apps. If the server IPs used in the apps get blocked by the Great Firewall, the manual OpenVPN server in the same location will often still work.


Oct 20, 2020 Tunnelblick is a free and open source (FOSS) OpenVPN client for macOS and OS X. It allows you to connect to almost any VPN service via the OpenVPN VPN protocol using standard OpenVPN configuration files. Technically speaking, Tunnelblick is just a graphic user interface for the OpenVPN Community Software. Tunnelblick is a free and open source (FOSS) OpenVPN client for macOS and OS X. It allows you to connect to almost any VPN service via the OpenVPN VPN protocol using standard OpenVPN configuration files. Technically speaking, Tunnelblick is just a graphic user interface for the OpenVPN Community Software.

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Even if you are not in China, some people still prefer to use manual OpenVPN connections because the client software is open source.


How to setup manual OpenVPN on Windows

Step 1 - Download the client


Download the latest version of the OpenVPN GUI client and install it. The OpenVPN website is blocked in China, but you can access it by using Simple DNSCrypt. Alternatively, you can download the client using the links below.



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Step 2 - Download the ExpressVPN .ovpn config files

Go to the ExpressVPN website and log into your account.


If you are in China without another VPN installed and the above link does not work for you, try the alternative links on the China-accessible VPN links page.


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After you log into your account, go to the setup page and choose Manual Config as shown below.