The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of your VPN connection.

First, click on the Apple on the upper hand corner of the screen. Then click on System Preferences.

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In System Preferences click on the Network icon. When the network screen pops up, click on the “+” icon in the lower left hand corner of the screen (you must have admin privileges).

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The new network screen will pop up. Under the Interface drop down list select VPN. Under the VPN Type drop down list select PPTP. In the Service Name field you can type anything you want, we recomend that you call the service HideIPVPN. Click Create.

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The settings for the new VPN connection will now be displayed. In the Server Address field type the name or the IP address of a HideIPVPN server. You have to check the email you have received when you have paid for the HideIPVPN account. You will find there the available servers or you can find IPs under your account.

Important! If you are located in a country where our site is blocked (like China) make sure your read the following post: Special VPN Settings For Chinese Users.

In the Account Name field type your HideIPVPN username.

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Click on the Authentication Settings… button. When the authentication settings windows comes up select the Password Radio button and enter your HideIPVPN password in the box. Click Ok. Then Click Apply.

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Click on the Advanced button. Check the Send all traffic over VPN connection check box. Click Ok and click Apply.

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You should now be able to connect to the VPN connection.

You can check the box “Show VPN status in menu bar” then you’ll be able to connect to your VPN from status bar.