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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 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, […]

 

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 […]

 

How to set up ProtonVPN on pfSense

Prerequisites for the pfSense VPN setup: Preconfigured and working pfSense 2.4.x A computer in the LAN network to access the pfSense frontend. Any OpenVPN configuration file. The configuration files can be downloaded in the Downloads category on your account. Step One: Adding the Certificate To be able to use the […]

 

How to watch NOW TV outside the UK with a VPN

NOW TV is a subscription service that provides themed passes for on-demand movies, TV shows, and live sporting events. It is provided by Sky Limited, the company behind Sky Sports and Sky Cinema. Depending on which subscription you select, you can watch prestige TV, like HBO’s The Watchmen; new and […]

 

ProtonVPN command-line tool for Linux

We have updated our Linux VPN command-line tool! These instructions are for version 2.0 of our Linux client. Link to the GitHub repository – https://github.com/ProtonVPN/linux-cli For more extensive information about the features and how to use the VPN client, read the Usage Guide. You will need the latest updates of […]

 


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