quick start guide

Connect your device to HQ VPN.


» iPhone and iPad
» Mac

Connect your iPhone & iPad to HQ VPN

download configuration

From your HQ dashboard, download a configuration. Don't have an account? request an invite

install configuration

Go to Settings > General > Profiles.

Tap the configuration name. Follow the system instructions. You will see a warning asking you to trust hq.network, this is ok. We do not log your traffic, see our privacy policy.

connect to VPN

If you picked "connect on demand" , your device will automatically connect and you are done.

If you did not pick "connect on demand", toggle HQ VPN on from Settings > VPN.

done!

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download configuration

From your HQ dashboard, download a configuration. Don't have an account? request an invite.

install configuration

Go to Settings > General > Profiles.

Tap the configuration name. Follow the system instructions. You will see a warning asking you to trust hq.network, this is ok and is true of all VPN providers. We do not log your traffic, see our privacy policy.

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connect to VPN

If you picked "connect on demand" , your device will automatically connect and you are done.

If you did not pick "connect on demand", toggle HQ VPN on from Settings > VPN.

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done!


Connect your Mac to HQ VPN

download configuration

From your HQ dashboard, download a configuration. Don't have an account? request an invite.

install configuration

Double click the downloaded configuration file (probably in your “Downloads” or “Desktop” folder).

Follow the system instructions. You will see a warning asking you to trust hq.network, this is ok. We do not log your traffic, see our privacy policy.

connect to HQ VPN

If you picked "connect on demand" , your device will automatically connect and you are done.

If you did not pick "connect on demand", open the Network tab in System Preferences. You can find this in your computer's menu bar  > system preferences…

Click HQ VPN name in the list.

Click the "connect" button.

Check the box for show VPN status in menu bar. This is not required, but it will make it easier to turn on/off HQ VPN. You will need to turn it on each time you change internet connections. If you'd like to auto connect, download and install a new configuration with "connect on demand" selected.

done!

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download configuration

From your HQ dashboard, download a configuration. Don't have an account? request an invite.

install configuration

Double click the downloaded configuration file (probably in your “Downloads” or “Desktop” folder).

Follow the system instructions. You will see a warning asking you to trust hq.network, this is ok and is true of all VPN providers. We do not log your traffic, see our privacy policy.

account created visual

connect to HQ VPN

If you picked "connect on demand", your device will automatically connect and you are done.

If you did not pick "connect on demand", open the Network tab in System Preferences. You can find this in your computer's menu bar  > system preferences…

Click HQ VPN name in the list.

account created visual

Click the "connect" button.

Check the box for show VPN status in menu bar. This is not required, but it will make it easier to turn on/off HQ VPN. You will need to turn it on each time you change internet connections. If you'd like to auto connect, download and install a new configuration with "connect on demand" selected.

account created visual

done!

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