Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN Client on Windows

You can download the manual OpenVPN configuration (.OVPN) file from the UTunnel web console and use it to connect to your UTunnel VPN server using the native OpenVPN client application for Windows. To use this option you need to enable manual OpenVPN connections first from the server settings.

1. Download and install the OpenVPN client compatible with your Windows version.

Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN client on Windows 10 download OpenVPN client for Windows 10

2. Log in to the UTunnel dashboard and download the .OVPN file and save it in an easily accessible location.

Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN client on Windows 10 download OVPN files

3. Right-click on the OpenVPN GUI icon from the system tray toward the bottom of the screen. Select the Import file option.

Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN client on Windows 10 select Import File option by right clicking OpenVPN GUI icon

4. Select the OVPN file saved at your preferred location. Click the Open button to import the file.

Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN client on Windows 10 import OVPN files

5. Right-click on the OpenVPN icon from the system tray and click on the Connect button

Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN client on Windows 10 select Connect feature by right-clicking the OpenVPN GUI icon

6. A new window displaying the VPN logs and connection status opens up.

Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN client on Windows 10 window displaying VPN logs and connections

7. A message confirming the status of the VPN connection pops at the bottom right corner of the screen. Now you are connected to your UTunnel VPN server on your Windows device using the native OpenVPN client application.

Configure UTunnel with OpenVPN client on Windows 10 pop-up notification confirming the launch of VPN connection

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