i want to install content shield as a vpn on my mac desktop how do i do this

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just started trend micro max security account today. Downloaded to Mac desktop and iPhone, i see on iPhone app i can do content shield . I cannot see on the desktop how i activate this vpn can you explain
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Hello slfrench22, and welcome to the community!

Content Shield allows you to filter content of when you are using your preferred browser.

Mobile Security for iOS uses a local Virtual Private Network (VPN) on your device with almost no impact to the network speed. It uses a local analyzer to filter all network traffic from your device when using the Trend Micro VPN. You will see a VPN icon on your device's status bar when Content Shield is enabled.

Content Shield and the VPN only works for Mobile Security for iOS. 

However, Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac, have the Web Threat Protection feature that you can use. 

To learn how to configure the Web Threat Protection setting of Trend Micro Security, kindly check the link below:

Configuring the Web Threats setting of Trend Micro Security

I hope this helps. :) 

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Hi slfrench22,

The Content Shield feature is just for the Mobile Security for iOS, it is not included on the Antivirus for Mac. 

However, Antivirus for Mac has its own feature like the Content Shield, it is called Web Threat Protection.

You can refer to this link: Setting the Web Threat Protection of Antivirus for Mac for you to be able to setup Web Threat Protection.



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