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Get a safe, private, and free VPN

Proton VPN is a free and unlimited VPN from the team that created Proton Mail, the world’s most popular encrypted email service.

Browse privately

Stop your internet activity from being recorded by your internet service provider and hide your IP address from the websites you visit.

Defeat censorship

Access blocked content by bypassing firewalls and other government restrictions. Our alternative routing(new window) helps you beat advanced internet blocks.

Stay safe on public WiFi

Protect yourself from hackers when using public WiFi and prevent WiFi providers from selling your data to advertisers.

Get a free VPN you can trust

  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • No ads and free forever
  • No logs and strong Swiss privacy laws
  • Open source and audited

Protect your privacy with Proton VPN free

Easy to use

Easy to use

Proton VPN is one of the easiest VPNs to use. Simply install the app and connect with one click. We handle everything else automatically.

Strong encryption

Strong encryption

Proton VPN uses only strong, secure VPN protocols: OpenVPN, IKEv2, and WireGuard.

Open source VPN

Open source VPN

All Proton VPN apps are open source and independently audited by security experts, so you can be sure they’re secure.

Strict no-logs VPN

Strict no-logs VPN

We don't keep any logs of your activity, which means we cannot share data with third parties.

Kill Switch

Kill Switch

If your connection is interrupted, kill switch blocks all network traffic to keep your IP address safe.

DNS leak protection

DNS leak protection

Your DNS requests are encrypted to ensure no one can track where you go online.

Based in Switzerland

Based in Switzerland

With Proton VPN, you’re protected by Swiss data protection laws, which are among the strongest in the world.

Trusted VPN

Trusted VPN

Proton is used by journalists and activists worldwide, supported by the European Commission, and recommended by the UN.

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An open source, free, and unlimited VPN

  • Forever free with no ads or speed limits
  • Strong VPN protocols to keep you safe online
  • Alternative routing to defeat censorship
  • Open source and independently audited

What others say about our free VPN service

Proton VPN’s amazing free version has no limit on data usage, it’s an Editors’ Choice winner and one of the best VPNs.
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Proton VPN has one of the most attractive free options we’ve seen from any VPN. Without paying anything at all, you can get an ad-free VPN with no data logging and no bandwidth limits.
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Get more with Proton VPN Plus

Upgrade to Proton VPN Plus for even faster speeds, advanced security features, and access to exclusive Plus VPN servers.

Global network

Access over 1,900 servers in over 65 countries

Worldwide streaming

Access popular streaming services to watch your favorite TV anywhere in the world

10 Gbps servers

Connect to our high-speed 10 Gbps servers on up to 10 devices at once

NetShield Ad-blocker

Stop ads, trackers, and malware from slowing down your browsing

BitTorrent support

Use BitTorrent without compromising your privacy

Secure Core VPN

Send your traffic through multiple VPN servers to protect against advanced network attacks

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, we don’t impose any data or time limits if you’re on the Proton VPN Free plan. You can use Proton VPN as much as you like.

We don’t impose any speed limits if you're on the Proton VPN Free plan. But remember that using any VPN service will slow down your internet speed a little.

If you're on Proton VPN Free, you have access to over 100 servers in the USA, the Netherlands, and Japan. These servers often have more users than our other servers do, which can affect your internet speed. However, Proton members on our free plan often report higher speeds than those found on other free VPN services.

We don’t block Netflix or any other streaming service if you’re on the Proton VPN Free plan. But we only guarantee access to a range of streaming services if you’re on a paid plan (Proton VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited).

No, our strict no-logs policy, which is backed by strong Swiss privacy laws, applies equally to everyone, whatever Proton VPN plan you’re on. We also use the same strong encryption protocols for all our plans.

No, Proton VPN Free is free for you to use forever. Many members of the Proton community find Proton VPN Free gives them all they need from a VPN. But if you want to get extra features and support our mission to give everyone privacy and security online, upgrade to a paid plan.

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