How to set up PPTP VPN on Mac (macOS Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, and below)

This short tutorial helps you set up a PPTP VPN connection on your Mac.

It also explains why PPTP is no longer supported on macOS starting from version 10.12 (Sierra) and what are the alternative solutions to set up PPTP VPN on Mac.

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How to use a VPN on Android. The 3 best Android VPN apps according to RoboBat

Your Android device needs the protection of a VPN. RoboBat, our Android specialist, is here to show you how to use a VPN on Android and to present his picks for the best Android VPN app.

VPNs are often used when working remotely and using a laptop to connect to a company’s private network, thereby protecting sensitive data. Nowadays, many Android or iOS smartphones or tablets also contain sensitive data that needs to be safeguarded from hackers and snoops.

Enabling a VPN on your Android phone while connected to the Internet is necessary to keep your data safe and secure.

Android makes it easy to create a VPN connection using either the built-in VPN features or by installing third-party VPN apps. Learn how to set up a VPN on Android, how to use a VPN regularly on Android, and what we consider to be the best Android VPN apps.

BTW, did you know that robotic bats exist?

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How to turn off VPN on Mac in less than 10 seconds

This short tutorial helps you rapidly turn off VPN on your Mac.

It also explains how a VPN runs on macOS, how to see the VPN configurations set on your Mac, and what is the difference between turning off and deleting a VPN.

How to turn off VPN on macOS [Summary]

  • Option 1: Open the VPN app and click on the Disconnect/Stop/Turn Off button.
  • Option 2: Turn off the VPN from the VPN configurations window.
    • Click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner of your screen.
    • Go to System Preferences > Network.
    • Select the active VPN connection from the left panel.
    • Click Disconnect.

As your goal is it turn off the VPN connection on your Mac, I suppose that you already know how to set up VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) on your device. However, that does not mean that I should not recommend our bat-iful post on How to use a VPN on Mac. Do Transylvanian bats love apples?.

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How to bypass internet censorship with a VPN? Do bats work out?

1991 was an epic year, as two legends were born that year – me and the Internet as we know it today.

So, here’s how things changed…

Growing up, there was a constant bat-tlefield between me and my mother. She’s overly-protective, so she came up with all sorts of restrictions on a daily basis. Of course, these “restrictions” affected me in a very positive way, a thing that I was able to realize only a while ago.

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Is VPN legal? The 4 countries where the VPN is banned.

Some things are too good to be true, right? VPN is good, but is VPN legal? First of all, I feel like I owe you an “explanation” for the excellent mood I have while writing this article.

I am currently enjoying a lovely Saturday afternoon in my hammock, at my mom’s house, in a picturesque place, between the foothills of the Calimani Mountains. If you’re curious, drop me a line, and I will e-mail you a picture of this stunning place, as I think that anyone needs to see it.

Then this thought kicked in. Some things in life feel just too good to be true, right?

This past week felt too good to be true, as I had a few days off from work, and I got the chance to do whatever I wanted to.

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How to remove VPN from iPhone or iPad – 2 simple options

This short tutorial helps you rapidly remove a VPN app or VPN profile from your iPhone or iPad. It also explains what a VPN profile is, how to see the VPN configuration files installed on your iOS devices, and what to do if you have deleted a VPN file by accident.

How to remove VPN from iPhone [Summary]

  • Option 1: Delete the VPN app or apps you have installed (more details here).
  • Option 2: Remove the VPN configuration file(s) created by you or by a VPN app (Settings > VPN > VPN profile name > Delete VPN).

As your goal is to delete a VPN from your iPad or iPhone, I suppose that you already master the installation of a VPN on your iOS device. Nevertheless, the repetition is the mother of learning, as TomBat tells to all baby bats from his colony. Here is why I recommend you read How to use a VPN on iOS – The Transylvanian explanation.

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Top 5 Black Friday VPN deals – a fine Transylvanian selection

Many VPN providers strike it rich during the popular sales periods, and if you’re wondering what’s the best occasion to look for VPN deals, the answer is simple – during Black Friday.

Best deals 2019

Are you in a hurry to spend your money on a good VPN deal? Here are the ones that TomBat (the Bat pet) recommends (ordered by the yearly price) :

  • ibVPN78% off for the annual plan ($29.03/year).
  • CyberGhost73% off for the annual plan ($33 for the first year).
  • NordVPN$125.64 for the 3-year plan (83% off, $41.88/year).
  • TunnelBear$49.99/year (58% off)
  • ExpressVPN – Sign up for 12 months and get three extra months free ($99.95/15 months, $79.95/year).

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How to use an iPhone VPN or iOS VPN. Do bats love small apples?

Do you have a mobile phone? Of course, you do. Who hasn’t one? Is it connected to the Internet 24/7? Most phones are. However, do you know that most of your personal data is traveling the Internet unprotected?

Enabling a VPN on your iPhone or iPad while connected to the Internet is not only recommended. It is necessary to keep your data safe and secure.

The iOS operating system makes it easy to create a VPN connection, either by using built-in VPN features or by allowing third-party applications to encrypt your Internet traffic. Learn how to set up a VPN on iOS, what are the iOS VPN apps that we recommend, and how to use a VPN regularly.

Let’s get started with our traditional Transylvanian story.

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What is the OpenVPN protocol, and what are its 5 hype advantages?

Influencer – the word that has been used in English since the mid-1600s, faced a meteoric rise in the last couple of years. The power of the word influencer rose hand in hand with Instagram, where everyone is an influencer. By the way, I am an influencer too, as I try to raise awareness on the importance of a VPN in 2019. Besides, I own an Instagram account myself, so allow me to influence you into following me. 👣

Anyways, not only people influence people. In IT, the performance of a component influences the overall performance of certain software or application.

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How to test my VPN. Can a bat keep a secret?

Bat-er safe than sorry is an old and very popular saying in our Transylvanian bat community.

The uncomfortable truth is that many VPN services do not do what they are supposed to and leak users’ data. Even if VPN technology is legal, such things may happen. That is why the question “Should I test my VPN?” has only one reasonable answer: “Yes, you should.” It is better to be cautious and spend some time double-checking your VPN than be a victim of hackers while relying on VPN protection.

This article explains what can go wrong with a VPN, how to test your VPN, and what to do if your data is not protected. Additionally, you find out how anonymous the AnonymousBat really is.

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