Split tunneling - use Mozilla VPN with specific apps on Windows, Linux and Android

Mozilla VPN has a Split Tunneling feature that lets you choose which apps to connect to the VPN, while allowing other apps to connect directly to the Internet without protection.

Follow these steps to set up split tunneling on your device:

  • Mozilla VPN must be off to edit app permissions.
  • Split Tunneling is not available via iOS.
  1. Open Mozilla VPN and tap the Settings vpn settings icon icon.
  2. Tap (or click) Network settings.
  3. Tap (or click) App permissions.
  4. Tap (or click) the switch next to Protect all apps with VPN.

On Linux, Split tunneling is only supported if the following two conditions are met:

  1. Control groups version 1 is mounted somewhere (should be the case for any Debian-based distro).
  2. The user is running a desktop environment based on GTK. This should include Gnome, Unity, MATE and Cinnamon (notably missing are KDE and XFCE).

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