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How to setup Proton VPN on MikroTik routers using WireGuard

You can set up Proton VPN on your MikroTik router so that all devices that connect to the internet though it will be protected by Proton VPN.   In this guide, we show you how to do this using the WireGuard VPN protocol on MicroTik routers running RouterOS 7. A Proton […]


How to set up Proton VPN on a Flint (GL-AX1800) router

This guide explains how to set up Proton VPN on a GL.iNet Flint (GL-AX1800) router using the OpenVPN VPN protocol.  Learn more about OpenVPN Before starting, you’ll need: A GL-AX1800 router with firmware version 3.208 (this guide may work with later firmware versions, but these have not been tested) A […]


How to setup Proton VPN on MikroTik routers

A step-by-step guide to setting up Proton VPN on your MikroTik router Proton VPN can be set up on your MikroTik router so that it will automatically connect to a Proton VPN server (available on your subscription) whenever an internet connection is established.  Below is a step-by-step guide to connecting […]


How to setup Proton VPN on FreshTomato routers

FreshTomato is the only version of the Tomato community-developed custom firmware for routers still actively supported. If you are using an older version of Tomato, we recommend upgrading to FreshTomato.  In this guide, we show you how to set up Proton VPN on a Tomato router running the FreshTomato firmware […]


How to set up Proton VPN on OpenWRT routers

In this article, we are going to cover the basic VPN setup process on an OpenWRT router so that it can connect directly to the Proton VPN servers. Learn more about why you should set up a VPN on your router.  We don’t recommend setting up a VPN connection if you aren’t […]


Guide to installing Proton VPN on different routers

There are many advantages to configuring your router to run Proton VPN. These include: No need to set up a VPN on each device Protects devices that don’t support VPNs Automatically secures all your Internet traffic Protects your entire household with one device Learn more about why you should set […]


How to set up Vilfo router with Proton VPN

There are two approaches of setting up Vilfo router with Proton VPN: First During the set up of the Vilfo router your will see a VPN provider section. There you will be able to select the VPN provider you want to configure on to your router. Please select Proton VPN […]


Proton VPN AsusWRT router VPN setup

In this article, we show you how to set up an AsusWRT router to connect to Proton VPN servers. If you encounter any problems, please see the Troubleshooting section at the end of the article. Please note that Proton VPN only guarantees support for streaming services if you have a […]


How to setup Proton VPN on a Tomato router

FreshTomato is the now only version of the Tomato community-developed custom firmware for routers still actively supported. We therefore recommend upgrading to FreshTomato and configuring it using our How to setup Proton VPN on FreshTomato routers guide. This legacy guide is therefore primarily for reference only.    A step-by-step guide to setup […]


How to set up Proton VPN on DD-WRT routers

This is a step-by-step guide to setting up Proton VPN on your DD-WRT router. Introduction If you set up your VPN account to work on your router, you can protect the online activity of each device connected to your WiFi. Below we explain how to get Proton VPN to work […]


Proton VPN plans explained: Proton Free, Proton VPN Plus, and Proton Unlimited

Our goal is to make online privacy accessible to all. So whether you’re an occasional internet user concerned about privacy or a busy professional demanding the highest levels of security and reliability, Proton has a plan for you. Here we explain Proton VPN plans for individuals: Proton Free Proton VPN […]


WireGuard configuration files are available

WireGuard is a secure and fast VPN protocol, now available in our Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS/iPadOS apps. Learn more about WireGuard If you are on one of these platforms then we strongly recommend using WireGuard via our apps as this is the easiest way to use WireGuard and it […]


How to set up Proton VPN on pfSense 2.6.x

This guide shows you how to set up Proton VPN on pfSense 2.6.x, allowing any device connected to your router to be protected with a Proton VPN connection. As usual, a Plus or Visionary plan is required for devices on your network to access streaming services. Note that we have […]


What is Moderate NAT and how to use it

Moderate NAT is a feature useful mainly to online gamers. Depending on your threat model, enabling this setting makes you slightly more vulnerable to correlation attacks, but it can solve connection problems when playing multiplayer online games, having video conversations using WebRTC, or other activities that require a direct peer-to-peer […]


Port forwarding security considerations

Port forwarding through your router or VPN tunnel involves opening up a port on your computer to accept incoming connections through that port. It can, therefore, provide an opportunity for someone to attack your system. The scope of damage an attacker can do in this way, however, is entirely determined […]


Port forwarding 

Port forwarding routes connections through the firewall that Proton VPN uses to protect our customers. It is a feature mainly that is useful to people who download and share files using P2P protocols such as BitTorrent,  although it can also improve performance for online gamers. Port forwarding is currently available […]


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