Fix Bitdefender VPN error 182, 9, 2 and more on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

Here you’ll find quick-fix solutions to Bitdefender VPN connection errors on Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, and iPadOS. These are some of the error messages you may encounter when connecting to Bitdefender VPN: An error occurred while trying to connect. Error code: 2 | Error code: 4 | Error code: 9 | Error code: 10 | Error code: 12 | Error code: 99 | Error code 182(TunnelConnect) | Failed to get server list, please try again later

ⓘ Note: If a particular website doesn’t work with VPN, check out this article instead – Can’t access a website when Bitdefender VPN is active? Here’s what to do

There are a few common causes of Bitdefender VPN errors:

  • No Internet connection. Make sure your device is connected to the Internet and the connection is stable.
  • Strict firewall software or router’s built-in firewall. Ensure your firewall is not blocking the VPN. If you don’t know whether your router has a dedicated firewall or how to turn it off, check your router’s manual, contact the manufacturer or your ISP.
  • Another VPN app or Proxy is running when you try to connect. In this case, disable the other VPN/Proxy.
  • You are at a public Wi-Fi (hotel, school, office, etc.). Contact the network administrator to try changing firewall settings and allow the VPN connection.
  • Port 443 is blocked. Port 443 UDP must be open in order to use Bitdefender VPN.

No matter the reason, we’ll show you exactly how to deal with any VPN error code and successfully connect to Bitdefender VPN in no time. Begin by clicking the name of your operating system:

If you managed to follow all the steps provided in this comprehensive guide, the VPN errors should stop. Now you should be able to successfully connect to Bitdefender VPN.