VPN stands for virtual private network, it’s essentially a way of securely transmitting data between your computer and another server over the Internet. A VPN server allows far-flung employees to effectively become a part of your non-profit’s secure in-office network over the public Internet. Think of it as a secure “tunnel” through which your data travels. The data that travels through this tunnel is encrypted, which goes a long way toward keeping would-be data thieves from eavesdropping on your remote workers.
Along With securing your data VPN can help you do various other things like:
- Helps you protect your identity on the web.
- Unblock geographically restricted websites: Use streaming services like Spotify, Netflix anywhere in the world.
- Access blocked sites on your Network: Access blocked websites on your network like Facebook on your school network.
Although Android is capable of connecting to a VPN on its own without the need of any third-party applications, but it is easy to connect to a number of servers instantly using a third party application.
Here are the 5 free applications that you could install on your Android device to use VPN services. There are many applications available on the Google Play Store that provides VPN services, we narrowed down to these 5 applications.
Keep in mind these are free applications that provide a VPN server, so you might have limited functionality with them. If you want to have uninterrupted experience use a paid or the pro version of these VPN applications.
1. FlashVPN Free VPN Proxy
FlashVPN has simple UI with a single button that connects you to a VPN server, there is no login required. Just open the application and tap the connect button. Along with the Connect button, you have a drop down menu which enables you to select a different server based on location or the fastest one. The application supports ads, but they can be removed by buying the premium the version if you wish to.
- One-click to connect, no configuration needed.
- Premium bandwidth and NO connection time limitation.
- With simple One-click, you can connect to fastest VPN server
- VPN servers are deployed on multi-locations: The United States, England, and Japan
- Unblock geographically restricted websites including Google, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube
- No connection time limitation
- Protect your privacy by secure VPN encryption
- No system root required
2. TunnelBear VPN
TunnelBear has a unique UI with a world map, which lets you choose servers of different locations easily. It has the most user-friendly UI among all these apps. You get limited usage with the free version and you can buy subscription every month to add more data.
- Unblock your favorite websites from anywhere in the world
- Keep your location private from websites and online trackers
- Visualize your Bear “tunneling” your data from one country to another
- Safely use public Wifi
- Friendly customer support
- An incredibly simple VPN app for your Android phone or tablet
3. Unlimited Free VPN – betternet
This is the only application in the list which is completely free to use. It requires no login or Signup, simply open the application and tap the Connect button to get started. Also, no advertisement would get in your way while using this app. IT also has a desktop client, just in case you want VPN functionality on your PC
- Totally Free VPN service forever
- No credit card
- No Registration or Logging in is needed
- No log is saved from no user
- No ad is presented in the app
- Simple interface just to connect
- Simply one tap and connect to VPN
4. SuperVPN Free VPN Client
SuperVPN is also a One button Connect application, just tap on connect and you are good to go. The app provides 20 days of unlimited usage after which you have to reconnect each time after usage of one hour. You can also buy the premium version for uninterrupted usage.
- Protect your privacy, keep you safe from 3rd party tracking
- Unblock geographically restricted websites
- No registration required, no settings required
- No speed limitation, no bandwidth limitation
- One-click to connecting VPN
- No root access needed
- Encrypts your internet traffic
- Top server speed & reliability
- Using most secure VPN solution
5. VPN Master
VPN Master provides limited usage on the free version, but you can increase the limit by performing certain tasks like sharing the app, rating it on the Google Play Store and few others. It also has a long list of servers to choose from.
- NO bandwidth limit, Unlimited FREE trial
- Use any website as if you were in another country
- Bypass location restrictions at super fast speeds
- Protect your network traffic under Wi-Fi hotspot Browse anonymously and securely without being tracked. Enjoy private browsing.
- Choose any server location in the Americas, Europe or Asia – Auto Locations
- Auto to the best locations for you based on your current IP
- Works with Wi-Fi, LTE, 3G, and all mobile data carriers
- Encrypts data using OpenVPN protocols (UDP / TCP)
- No bandwidth limitations – 99.9% uptime
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Already using one of these..? Or any other VPN application. Tell us in the comments below which one do you prefer and what did we miss. If not using already download any one of the above to take benefit of VPN and secure your identity on the web.