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Enable or disable Obfuscated servers

In order to enable or disable NordVPN Obfuscated servers, follow the steps below for your operating system:

Why are obfuscated servers grayed out in NordVPN

Obfuscated options only work on OpenVPN(TCP) and OpenVPN(UDP) protocols, so that means that Obfuscated servers are grayed out on the NordLynx or IKEv2 protocols.

Windows

  1. Go to the Settings menu (cog icon on the top right).
  2. Find Advanced settings on the left side menu.
  3. Enable/disable the Obfuscated Servers (OpenVPN) option.

    Advanced button

macOS

  • On macOS (NordVPN), you can locate the Obfuscated Servers under the Specialty Servers section.

    Specialty servers
     
  • On macOS (NordVPN IKE):
  1. Click on Preferences icon

    Preferences
     
  2. Navigate to General.
  3. Select the OpenVPN (UDP) or OpenVPN (TCP) option in the VPN Protocol menu.

    General and UDP or TCP
     
  4. You can locate the Obfuscated Servers under the Specialty Servers section.

iOS

  1. Open the settings menu (upper right corner).

    Settings
     
  2. Click on VPN Protocol.

    VPN protocol
     
  3. Select the OpenVPN (UDP) or OpenVPN (TCP) option.

    UDP and TCP
  4. The Obfuscated Servers feature will be available under the Specialty Servers section on the main screen.

    Specialty servers

    Obfuscated servers

Android

The Obfuscated Servers are available under the Specialty Servers section on the main screen.

Specialty servers

Linux

  1. Type nordvpn set obfuscate on in the terminal window to enable the obfuscated servers, or type nordvpn set obfuscate off to disable obfuscated servers.

    Obfuscate on
     
  2. Connect to the obfuscated servers category using nordvpn connect Obfuscated_Servers command.

    Connect to obfuscated servers

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