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Connect to NordVPN with Edge Extension

Downloading the NordVPN Edge Extension

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser.

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  2. Go to Edge Add-ons and enter "NordVPN" into the search bar (or simply click here).   
  3. On the NordVPN extension page, to the right, you'll find the button Get. Press on it. 
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  4. A window will appear explaining the permissions the extension will have. Continue by clicking Add extension.

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  5. After the installation is finished, the NordVPN logo will appear on the toolbar in the top-right corner of the browser. Click on the NordVPN logo, and you will be prompted to either login or sign up using Nord Account.

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Using and customizing the NordVPN Edge Extension

Let's look at how you can make the first connection and adjust the extension settings to suit your needs.

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  1. Protected status: when you connect to a NordVPN server, this bar will confirm that your connection is successful by displaying the status as Protected.
  2. Quick Connect: the fastest way to begin using the NordVPN extension. After pressing Quick Connect, you'll be immediately connected to a NordVPN server.
  3. Search: whereas the Quick Connect option will decide on a server location for you, this option allows you to specify the country of the NordVPN server. 
  4. Settings: here, you can find your General, Connection, Security and privacy settings.

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    General: in these settings, you can find your subscription information, application appearance, language preferences, and a function to import and export split tunneling settings.
    Connection: when accessing connection settings, you can choose to automatically connect to NordVPN servers or add URLs that you wish to be excluded from the NordVPN connection.
    Security and privacy: here, enable the WebRTC Leaks option and Threat Protection. Also, choose to turn on security warnings for suspicious websites.
  5. Support Assistance: more information about the extension and live chat with an agent option can be found here.

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  6. Notifications: updates and news about the NordVPN extension.

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  7. Main extension window: If you click here, you can open the main extension window.
  8. List of Recently Connected Countries: This section displays the countries to which you have established a recent connection. In case you haven't connected to any server yet, you will find recommendations for countries to connect to. 
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