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How to use ProtonVPN on Linux?

You can set-up VPN for Linux by using the ‘openvpn’ package and with the appropriate config files of the ProtonVPN servers. As an example, the below Linux VPN setup guide shows how to configure a connection on Ubuntu 16.04LTS. We strongly recommend using our Linux VPN command-line tool which makes it […]

 

How to bypass UK Internet service provider blocks and access ProtonVPN

In 2017, the UK passed the Digital Economy Act that requires Internet service providers (ISPs) to block adult websites unless they receive verification that the user is over 18 years old. The regulatory body governing the block, the BBFC, stated that VPN services should not be affected by this block. […]

 

ProtonVPN iOS manual IKEv2 VPN setup

Since we developed our native iOS application, we highly recommend using it instead of this method. You can find it in the App Store here. This method is still viable if you are facing issues with our native application or just want to see if the protocol that it uses […]

 

How to set up OpenVPN on Android

There are two ways you can use ProtonVPN on Android. The recommended way is to use the ProtonVPN app, which is one of best Android VPN apps available. You can get our Android VPN app from the Google Play Store. If you don’t want to use the ProtonVPN Android app, […]

 

How do I download ProtonVPN?

These are simple instructions on how to download ProtonVPN software to your device. Windows: Please visit this page and click on “DOWNLOAD FOR WINDOWS“. A complete guide for the ProtonVPN Windows application can be found here. macOS: The ProtonVPN Mac application can be downloaded through the same link as for […]

 

ProtonVPN manual Android IKEv2 VPN setup

There are three ways you can use ProtonVPN on Android. The recommended way is to use the ProtonVPN app, which is one of the best Android VPN apps available. You can get our Android VPN app from the Google Play Store. If you don’t want to use the ProtonVPN Android app, […]

 

ProtonVPN Android VPN App

ProtonVPN is a security and privacy-focused VPN application for Android. If you have an Android device and are looking for a reliable and free VPN client, then the ProtonVPN Android VPN app is one of the best options. Disclaimer, ProtonVPN application is supported by Android OS 5.0 and above. With […]

 

How to setup ProtonVPN on DD-WRT routers

A step-by-step guide to setting up ProtonVPN 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 ProtonVPN to work on your DD-WRT router.  […]

 

How to install the ProtonVPN APK

The ProtonVPN Android app is now available in several app repositories. Some of these repositories, like GitHub and F-Droid, do not download and install the app directly on your device as Google Play does with Android devices (or as the Samsung Galaxy Store does with Samsung devices). Instead, these repositories […]

 

Server load, Percentages, and Colors explained

What is the “server load”? We have no bandwidth limits or bandwidth throttles on our VPN service, even for free users. However, speeds do differ between Free, Basic, and Plus plan servers due to varying server load. The server load is linked to how many users are connected to that […]

 


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