ChromeOS has a native network manager that allows you to set up a VPN manually. You can also use the iProVPN app. Follow this tutorial to set up iProVPN on Chromebook with OpenVPN.
Setup iProVPN on Chromebook – Method 1
This method works on Chromebooks that have Play Store support. It will allow you to run Android apps on ChromeOS. Check out the list of supported devices here.
- Launch Play Store. Search for iProVPN, click on Install.
- Open iProVPN and connect to any server to start surfing privately.
Setup iProVPN on Chromebook – Method 2
If your Chromebook does not support Android apps, use this method to manually install iProVPN.
- Launch Terminal by pressing CTRL + ALT + T.
- Type “shell” (do not include quotations) and press Enter.
- Type “sudo su” and press Enter. You will now gain administrator priviledges. Enter a root password. Do not forget this root password for future use.
- Download iProVPN’s .ovpn files from here.
- Navigate to the extracted folder by typing cd~/Downloads or wherever you saved the folder.
- Now type unzip iProVPN_ovpn. You will now have two folders named TCP and UDP.
- Type cd TCP_Files or cd UDP_Files based on what files you want to use. Hit Enter.
- Next, install your preferred VPN server by typing sudo openvpn [server address] and press Enter.
- Enter your iProVPN username and password.
Once the text shows Initialization Sequence Completed, the VPN is now functional.