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ProtonVPN is now available in 6 more languages!

Posted on March 4th, 2020 by in Articles & News.

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Together with our community of translators, we’re excited to announce that you can now use ProtonVPN in Dutch, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, and Portuguese. As part of our mission to make privacy tools accessible to everyone, we’re working to deliver Proton apps to more people in their native language.

You can start using these languages immediately in the latest version of the Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows apps. We’re also closer to releasing language support for the ProtonVPN website, and we’ll post further updates as more languages become available on more apps.

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How to access ProtonVPN in your language

If you are an existing ProtonVPN user:

Update to the latest version of the app to switch to one of these six languages. MacOS and Windows users will get a notification asking them to update, while iOS systems will automatically update ProtonVPN.

If you are using MacOS, you can switch between languages in System Preferences. Select Language & Region, click on Apps and select ProtonVPN and your preferred language. 

On iOS, go to your system Settings and select ProtonVPN. You can then choose your preferred language.

Windows and Android don’t allow you to choose a language in ProtonVPN settings. It will display the app only in the system language. Here’s a guide on how to change your Windows system language. If you are using an Android device, you can change your system language by going to Settings, selecting System, and then navigating to Languages & Input. 

If you are a new user:

ProtonVPN will detect whether your operating system is set to one of the languages on this list. If it is, your app will automatically default to that language. Otherwise, ProtonVPN will be in English. 

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Bringing privacy and Internet freedom to everyone, everywhere 

Our mission is to make the Internet safer for everyone, no matter where you are or what language you speak. 

ProtonVPN breaks down barriers by routing your web traffic through an encrypted tunnel. This helps keep you safe from government and corporate surveillance while liberating censored or blocked information online. 

Making ProtonVPN available to as many people as possible in their native language is an important part of this effort, and we couldn’t have done this without the help of our community of translators. By removing language barriers, the Proton community is making it easier to stay connected.

Language support is especially important in places where Internet freedom is often restricted, such as Iran, Russia, and China. Over the next several months, we are prioritizing translation for these languages and others — and we’re providing alternative ways to download ProtonVPN in the event our website is blocked

In the coming months, we will increase the number of available servers across the globe, giving you faster speeds and better stability in countries with low bandwidth. And our engineers are also working on further security and anti-censorship features. 

Thank you for supporting our mission.

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Roxana is a content specialist. She worked as a journalist for 10 years before joining Proton to promote and support digital privacy rights.

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33 comments

  1. Aran non ei Catalonha

    Aranese translation too, please.
    Many thanks, and greetings from the small stateless nation Aran.

  2. George

    Can you schedule a translation to Greek?
    I can help you,I’m Greek and I’m working in a business in the city of Winterthur(Kanton Zürich).
    If you are interested in my help,answer me to your web page.

  3. Mihai-Alex

    You,insufficient representatives of Proton,
    stop humiliating people and yourself and announce the translation languages.
    Don’t play games to the detriment of the user.

  4. Ben Wolford

    We continue to release Proton in more languages, and as we scale up our localization team we will be able to do this faster. Thank you for your patience.

  5. Mihai

    Do you know when the next group of translated languages will be announced and what are these languages?
    I know I’m not going to get a clear answer,but what to do,someone has to ask.

  6. Jahavir

    CybedGhost Vpn’yi seçin,Türkçeye çevrildi,Proton’dan çok daha iyi

  7. Eric

    Are you planning to translate your app into Basque, Urdu, Catalan, Persian, Turkish, Lithuanian and Russian?
    Here you have not yet translated your app into European languages or even to European Union languages.
    Are you kidding?
    What sales will you make in Persian, Urdu, Lithuanian, Turkish …? Nothing.
    Are the comments true? They are obviously fake.
    You have lost control, dignity and appreciation of many people.

  8. Eric Newton

    Are you really working hard on expanding the number of available languages?
    It’s unbelievable how hard you work.
    Please,offer next translation to Kurdish and Armenian.

  9. Egor

    hey! How can I help with the translation to Russian?

  10. Richie Koch

    Hello Egor,
    Thank you for your helpful offer. Please send an email to localization@protonmail.com and be sure to specify that you’d like to help with Russian.
    Cheers

  11. willem maertensen

    desearia aplica VPN de Proton en mi PC. ¿pueden indicarle cómo proceder?.Gracias

  12. Raimondas

    Lithuanian language please

  13. Richie Koch

    Hello Raimondas,
    We want to make ProtonVPN as accessible as possible, so we will be adding new langauges for the foreseeable future. We are also trying to respond to user demand, so we will take note of your request to add Lithuanian.
    Cheers

  14. Peter Øberg Jensen

    I suppose that the VPN client “talks” English? Is there any VPN servers in Scandinavia?

    Regards
    Peter

  15. Richie Koch

    Hello Peter,
    Yes we have VPN servers in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, as well as Iceland and Finland.
    You can see where all our VPN servers are here: https://protonvpn.com/vpn-servers.
    Cheers

  16. Ahmet KGL

    Programınızda Türkçe dil desteği olmalı.Daha anlaşılır ve bilinçli kullanılması için!!!!!

  17. Richie Koch

    Hello Ahmet,
    We will definitely consider making our apps available in Turkish.
    Cheers

  18. Nima

    Hi, I would like to offer for Persian language translation, If you are interested please contact me.

  19. Richie Koch

    Hello Nima,
    Thank you for your helpful offer. Please send an email to localization@protonmail.com to join our localization efforts. Be sure to specify that you’d like to help us translate our apps into Farsi.
    Cheers

  20. Tap que no es veia

    I offer myself as a translator for Catalan, if you needed. But please go for Catalan a well.

    Cheers

  21. Richie Koch

    Hello,
    Thank you for your helpful offer. Please send an email to localization@protonmail.com to join our localization efforts. Be sure to specify that you’d like to help us translate our apps into Catalan.
    Cheers

  22. Bert Hendriks

    Next language, Frisian (Frysk) please.

  23. Noël Caballé

    Please, consider Catalan to be added as one of the many languages you already have on pipeline for ProtonMail services. Thanks!

  24. Shayaan Mustafa

    Can I offer the Urdu language to your reputed VPN?

  25. Richie Koch

    Hello Shayaan,
    If you are offering to help us translate our apps into Urdu, thank you very much. Please send an email to localization@protonmail.com to join our localization efforts. Be sure to specify that you’d like to work on Urdu.
    Cheers

  26. Chris

    I am an existing ProtonVPN(Windows) and ProtonMail(Windows and Android) user.
    Are you planning to translate these two applications into Greek?
    I don’t mean when you will do that but if you intend to do that.
    Please don’t give me an ambiguous and vague but a clear answer,if you want,as a person in charge in this area.

  27. Jan

    LOL. U serious?

    I dont think ProtonVPN has the resources nor the will to make and maintain translations for every single tiny language of the world. There are entire nations who don’t have their localised versions, no translation for Swedish, Russian, Greek, Romanian, Arabic, Farsi, etc, etc, etc… And do you really expect them to invest efforts in making a Basque translation? And what next, Nahuatl, Guarani, Quechua, or other languages in non hispanic countries, like Sardinian, Corsican, Andorran, Welsh, Neapolitan, Sami? That’s ridiculous, all of you basques speak Spanish or French natively, like all Mexicans speak Spanish and all Quebecois Speak French. Let ProtonVPN crew work in making their service better and better each day and do not annoy them with insignificant “improvements”, that after all are totally unnecessary.

  28. JK

    Offer translation to one Central European language.

  29. Roxana Zega

    Hi JK,

    We are working hard on expanding the number of available languages.

    Thanks!

  30. Roxana Zega

    Hi Christos,

    We’re very happy to hear that our users are excited about getting ProtonVPN in their native language – our mission is to make privacy tools accessible to everyone. We translate our apps gradually, based on the number of users we have. We have, of course, included Greek on our list of languages and we hope to start working on this soon.

    Thank you!

  31. Larry

    Hi, I’m interesed on your serveces. I’m in Spain but my whole family are living in Cuba. Could I hire your ProtonVPN services and share them with them on there?

  32. Antton Urrutia

    Next language, Basque please.

  33. Александр

    Please write the instructions for Protonmail VPN for OpenWRT. I beg you very much. thanks

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