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Skype is lagging when I use it when connected to OVPN

If Skype is lagging during voice or video calls when you are connected to OVPN, there is a way to fix it. You can choose the port that Skype should use for incoming connections.

Mac OS X

  1. Open a port.
  2. If you are connected to OVPN, disconnect and reconnect again.
  3. Click Settings in Skype.
  4. Go to the Advanced tab.
  5. Change Incoming connection port to the same port number as the port you opened in Step 1.

Windows

  1. Open a port.
  2. If you are connected to OVPN, disconnect and reconnect again.
  3. Click Tools and then Options in Skype.
  4. In the new window that will be opened, first click Advanced in the menu and then choose Connection.
  5. Change the port number to the same port number as you opened in Step 1. Then save your settings.