Adding external Meshnet devices on macOS

Learn how to allow other NordVPN users' devices to access your device within Meshnet on macOS.
To add an external device to your Meshnet:
  1. 1.
    In your NordVPN app, select the Meshnet
  2. 2.
    In the Meshnet pane that opens, click Link external device at the bottom of the pane.
  3. 3.
    Enter the email address of the NordVPN user you're inviting to have access to your Meshnet.
  4. 4.
    Select the permissions you want the user’s device to have.
    The file sharing and remote access permissions are selected
  5. 5.
    Click Send invitation.
You can cancel the invitation while it is still pending by going to Meshnet > Invitations and clicking the Cancel (x) button.
Once the device owner accepts the invitation, their device will appear among your external devices.
One peer device is displayed under External devices
The other user will receive your invitation in their NordVPN app. If the user has NordVPN installed on multiple devices, they need to accept the invitation on each device individually.
The invitation remains active even after the other user accepts it so that they have time to accept the same invitation on each of their devices.
If not canceled sooner, invitations expire within 72 hours from the time of sending.

Next steps

To learn more about managing permissions, see Explaining permissions.
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