Hostwinds VPN

Why should I use a VPN

The use of VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks has exploded in popularity within recent years, but you might ask why you would want to have one. The answer varies a lot based on what you use your computer for and what you want to do with it. The most common answers are below.   Security…

What is a VPN

You might have heard a lot about VPNs lately. They’re a popular tech topic to bring up, and your job or business might use them. But you might not know what, exactly they are, or why they’re useful. The premise, and the reason for a VPN, is quite simple and straightforward. What is a VPN?…

VPN Configuration on MacOS

How Do I Configure my VPN on MacOS?   You can configure your Hostwinds VPN on MacOS by performing the following steps:   Download the zip file here Unzip the file Double click the file named HW-MAX-VPN.tblk This file will then import the configuration into TunnelBlick Now TunnelBlick can connect to the VPN (look by…

Setting up the Hostwinds VPN on Linux

  If you’re using something different, the steps you take are probably very similar to the steps outlined here. However, we recommend referring to the documentation for your tool if it’s something different.   Things you should have ready:   Hostwinds VPN TBLK file that you can download here The login credentials we emailed to…

Connecting to the Hostwinds VPN on Windows

You can easily connect to your VPS on Windows by following the steps outlined for you below. You should have already received an email containing your username and password. Keep this in a safe place to refer to when needed. The emails should also have the link to download our VPN Client Launcher. If the…

Setting up and Connecting to the Hostwinds VPN on Android

How Can I Connect my VPN on Android? You can connect your Hostwinds VPN with Android versions 4.0+ You should have received an email with your VPN information and login credentials. You’ll need that during this process.   Download the TBLK file here Open the VPN Unzip the TBLK file from above to somewhere and…