• How to setup Windscribe OpenVPN on the pcWRT router

    Download Windscribe OpenVPN configuration files

    1. Log in to your Windscribe account.
    2. Go to the OpenVPN Config Generator: https://windscribe.com/getconfig/openvpn
    3. Select the server, protocol, port and cipher (AES-GCM is preferred), then click Download Config.
    4. Click Get Credentials to get your username/password for the OpenVPN connection.

    Add a Windscribe OpenVPN connection

    1. Log on the pcWRT console, open the OpenVPN page under Apps.
    2. Under the Client tab, check the network you want to enable Windscribe VPN for, then click the Add button to add a new VPN connection.
    3. In the “Add VPN Configuration” dialog:
      • Enter a name for the connection
      • Select the OpenVPN configuration file you downloaded above
      • Enter your Windscribe OpenVPN username and password (not the Windscribe account username/password)
      • Click “Submit”

    4. Click the Save button to save changes.

    Start a Windscribe OpenVPN connection

    1. Click on the blue “Play” button to start the Windscribe OpenVPN connection.
    2. If the connection is successful, a green dot will appear on the left of the connection configuration line. In case of a connection failure, click on the “log” icon to view OpenVPN logs.

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