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Using NordLynx in the NordVPN app (Windows)

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NordLynx is the technology we built around the WireGuard® protocol. It lets you experience WireGuard’s speed benefits without compromising your privacy.

On Windows 7 and 8.1: 

  1. Install the NordVPN app for Windows and go to the application settings in the bottom left corner.

    The NordVPN app settings is at the bottom left corner.
  2. Select Auto-connect on the left side of the menu and make sure to turn off the "Choose a VPN protocol and server automatically" option. Afterward, click on the VPN protocol drop-down menu and select NordLynx.

    The Auto-connect tab is on the upper left side of the menu. The "Choose a VPN protocol and server automatically" option is above the middle of the screen, make sure to turn this option off. Afterward, click on the VPN protocol drop-down menu, that is just bellow the previously mentioned button and select NordLynx, which will be the last visible option.

On Windows 10 and 11:

  1. Click on a gear icon in the left bottom corner of the app.

  2. Click on Connection settings.

  3. Under VPN Protocol choose Nordlynx.

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