In today’s tutorial, I am going to teach you How to install and use Tunnelbear on a PC? This tutorial is for Microsoft Windows 7 users.
Here is the link to the tutorial for Windows 11 and Windows 10 users.
I urge you to follow this tutorial till the end to avoid any inconvenience and time wasting.
What Is The Tunnelbear VPN?
You might know that Tunnelbear is a VPN service or software that helps its users unblock blocked websites, alter or mask the IP address and access geo blocked content.
Although this VPN is a premium service, in addition to premium plans, They also offer a free plan in which you can use 500 MB of free data every month.
You can use Tunnelbear as a desktop client, app and browser extension which can be used on all Chromium web browsers.
Create TunnelBear Account
Unlike other free VPN services’ You need to create a free account before downloading and installing Tunnelbear app, desktop software or browser extension.
To create an account’ You need to have an email. They send a confirmation mail.
Go to Tunnelbear’s official website and create an account.
Enter your email address and choose a password and hit Enter.
Check your Inbox and verify your account.
You can now use TunnelBear as an extension/add-on in web browsers of your choice.
Download Tunnelbear Desktop Client
Sign into your account and download Tunnelbear client from here for the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Microsoft.Net framework 4 is required to install the desktop client If you want to install it on Microsoft Windows 7.
System Requirements For Windows 7 TunnelBear
I would like to suggest you first install the .Net framework using the offline installer and then install Tunnelbear desktop client. This way you can save precious time.
You may find the download link here to download the offline installer of .Net framework 4.5.
You may follow this tutorial on .Net Framework installation.
After having installed .Net Framework 4.5 on Windows 7, You don’t need to install it If you use Windows 11, 8 or Windows 10.
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How To Install Tunnelbear VPN On Windows 7?
Now begin installing the Tunnelbear desktop client.
Click I agree
Since We already have an account, choose the second option and click next.
Enter your account details and click log in.
Congratulations, The installation process is complete and Tunnelbear VPN is now ready to use.
How To Use TunnelBear?
Please wait for a while until it connects to its server and verify your account details.
This part shows you the remaining data.
From here, You can turn it on or off by rotating the knob. Turn it on whenever you need to unblock a website or hide your real IP address.
From this drop down menu, You can choose your preferred virtual location.
Privacy feature is for advanced users. This feature protects your online privacy and helps you block many of the trackers that companies, Advertisers, Data Brokers, Website Analytics and Social networks use to collect your information. You can turn it off or on whenever you want.
You can use this settings radio button to make your preferred settings. I suggest you go for default settings.
I hope you find today’s tutorial helping to understand the user interface of Tunnelbear VPN client. You are now able to use it to access censored content and websites and alter your real IP address.
Please do let me know If I could not explain anything properly or you run into any problem using the comment section. I will do my best to solve your problem and answer your questions.