Setup and use


 

What is Smart Routing?

Smart Routing is a technology that allows us to offer VPN servers in countries we might not otherwise be able to due the sensitive nature of those locations. Instead of running servers physically inside those countries, we use servers that are, in reality, located elsewhere. These Smart Routing-enabled servers behave […]

 

How to use Proton VPN on Android TV

With Proton VPN, you can stream and watch video content on any Android TV by installing the app directly on your TV set.  The app allows you to watch content from more than 60 countries if you have a paid plan. Users with free accounts can select from three countries. […]

 

How to set up a Vilfo router with Proton VPN

There are two approaches of setting up a 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 […]

 

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 Proton […]

 

How to set up Proton VPN on pfSense 2.4.5

Prerequisites for the pfSense VPN setup: Preconfigured and working pfSense 2.4.5-* 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 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 […]

 

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, and Plus servers due to varying server load. The server load is linked to how many users are connected to that server at […]

 

How to set up Proton VPN on Synology DSM

This article provides instructions for setting up Proton VPN on a Synology NAS device running the DiskStation Manager (DSM)  operating system. It also includes an optional guide for sharing the Synology’s VPN connection with other devices on your LAN network. Prerequisites Synology DSM 6.2.x up and running. A computer on […]

 

How to install early-access Proton VPN Linux CLI

Proton VPN offers both a Linux app with a graphical user interface and a Linux CLI. In this article, we explain how to install and use the early-access version of our Linux CLI. The early-access version of the Proton VPN Linux CLI is available for many Linux Debian-based distros and […]

 

How to use the official Linux CLI

Proton VPN offers both an official Linux app with graphical user interface and an official Linux CLI. In this article, we explain how to install and use the Linux CLI. The official Proton VPN Linux CLI is available for many Linux Debian-based distros, Fedora 34+, and Archlinux / Manjaro. If […]

 


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