How to Install VPN on MacBook

If your company is using an VPN that you can connect your Mac to it by creating an internet connection through the System Preferences window. The exact steps to follow will depend on what kind of VPN you are using and will typically include the import of the security certificate used by your VPN. (Information on how to do this can be found on the VPN’s website.

If you don’t have access to an enterprise-specific VPN service, you can make use of your Apple computer’s built-in VPN settings to create an L2TP over IPSec connection. Open the System Preferences, and select Network. Click on the + icon, then click it to add the VPN. You’ll need a server address, account name, username and password for setting up this connection, along with a shared secret.

Once you have all of this information, you can start surfing the Internet using your Mac’s VPN connection. Your internet searches will be transmitted via the VPN, which will make it impossible to track your online activities. This will also protect you from your internet service provider selling your information. Net neutrality is currently under attack by ISPs may allow them to sell your browsing history, and possibly your physical location.

Another reason to install a VPN on your MacBook is to access content that is blocked in your region. A VPN can help you bypass this. Many websites for entertainment restrict content based upon your location. You will have to download the Mac software and sign up for a premium VPN such as Surfshark.