Join Proton VPN iOS Beta Program and be the first to try our iOS VPN app

Posted on October 10th, 2018 by in Service Updates.


For the first time ever, you can protect your personal data with Proton VPN on your iOS device with our official application. Users with Plus and Visionary accounts can begin testing our beta app and enjoying all our advanced security features — including our Secure Core servers, Kill Switch feature, and Secure Streaming.

We would like to thank the entire Proton VPN community for your patience and continued support. Over the past year, we received hundreds of messages asking about the iOS application, so the pressure was real.

There were friendly reminders:

And sad ones:

And many of you were… eager.

The time has finally come and today we are releasing our iOS app beta. With your support and feedback during this beta period, we hope to make it the best iOS VPN app ever.

Proton VPN iOS app beta

Our iOS app will offer several advantages over other iOS apps. These benefits include:

  • OpenVPN protocol for greater stability and censorship resistance
  • WireGuard protocol for increased stability and performance
  • Quick connection to any country with a single tap
  • Easy-to-create and save custom connection profiles
  • Automatic detection of new servers
  • Automatic server status updates
  • Adblocker (NetSheild) DNS filtering, which also blocks malware and web trackers
  • VPN Accelerator can improve speed performence in certain cirmustances by over 400%

Joining the iOS Beta Program

The beta program is now open to all Proton VPN users, regardless of the plan you are on. You can sign up for a Free plan for iOS on our website. To participate in the program on your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Download and install the TestFlight app.
  2. Open this link on your iOS device.
  3. You will be guided through the necessary steps for joining the Proton VPN iOS Beta program. Select Previous Builds to access the Beta version and update it to the latest one provided.

Your feedback is important! You can report any bugs or issues you may encounter via email at We don’t have a specific timeframe for the public iOS release, but we will release it as soon as we feel it is ready. We take user feedback seriously, and all comments and suggestions from our beta users will be used to further improve the app.

We look forward to working with you to bring our VPN service to all iOS devices!

Best Regards,
The Proton VPN Team

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Prior to joining Proton, Richie spent several years working on tech solutions in the developing world. He joined the Proton team to advance the rights of online privacy and freedom.

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