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How to set up Surfshark on MacOS

With this simple guide, you will be ready to surf the waves of the internet securely using Surfshark macOS application. Let's get to it! 



1. Visit our Apps section on our home page and select MacOS, you will be redirected to this page.




Select ether App Store or Download .DMG. In this case, we will be following the app store method. 

2. After clicking Download on the App Store, you will be taken to this page as shown below. Click on View in Mac App Store and it will open the download page on your mac device. 




Click on the Download button or the little cloud icon. 




After the download is complete, click on the Open button




How to use Surfshark MacOS app? 

Upon opening the application, you can choose to create an account if you do not have one yet. If you do, simply click Log in.




After that, enter your Surfshark credentials and press on Log in.




You are now signed in to Surfshark MacOS application. Select your preferred location that you want to connect to and press on it.




We need your permission to add a VPN configuration in to your network and access to the keychain neagent to make sure that the connections are made flawlessly each time.

You will get a pop up like this. It will enable our application to control the VPN tunnel on your device, so it's essential to allow it. Enter your Mac User password, the one that you use to log in to your MacOS and the click Always Allow.





After doing so, you should see the that an application shows that you are connected.



That is it, you are ready to go and explore the oceans with Surfshark! 


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