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  1. apple2005

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    Hi all,
    I want to buy vpn application but confused as which one to buy, which is fast and bug free. Thanks in advance.
     

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    Hi

    It depends on where you are (and where you want to pretend to be, if thats why you are using it). I use the app OpenVPN Connect (free on playstore) with a paid service from privatetunnel. It works well across all devices - windows, linux, mac (except chromebooks), allows multiple connections (more than one device at a time using it) and is the only one I have found that automatically reconnects if the data connection is dropped or turned off then back on. Arguably openVPN is the most secure protocol - PPTP the least secure.

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    Thanks for your reply. What is privatetunnel? How much is the subscription? Thanks again.
     
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    Hi

    There is an app on playstore called "Private Tunnel VPN". Look at the "read more" info and it explains it well. Its a reasonably priced VPN service - details are in the app/on their website.

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    Thanks again. I downloaded the application. I made an account and tried to connect but it said incorrect password. I was sure that my password was correct but still reset it. But again when I want to connect, it said my password is incorrect. Very annoying from the beginning..

    Edit: okay, ultimately it connected after several attempts. I don't know what could be the reason.
     
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    Hi, Everyone I am an android user and I usually connect by phone with public wifi but recently I have seen people are getting hacked especially when they connect the android phone through public wifi So, I want to know which is the best VPN app for android which protects my information and also provides risk-free internet activities.

    I request everyone to share authentic information.
     
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    I looked at some reviews, compared prices vs number of servers, and went with PureVPN.

    It just renewed for another year last month, so I suppose it has been okay for me.
     
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    Thanks a lot for sharing your experience. I also want to know about Ivacy VPN and Express VPN because I found people taking about them on different communities.
     
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    Have you tried VPN Master-Free from Google Play?
    I use it always.
     
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    It was not available when I did this a couple years ago, and as of right now, it is moot point, the renewal just went thru again.

    next year, they will get tripped up as my debit card got compromised, and I have a new one now :)
     
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    I use AirVPN on my home network in concert with the OpenVPN app along with my AirVPN server settings to access the same service on the fly. Very similar to what @girolez mentioned in the original reply to the thread.
     
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    Hi, Friends I have recently found a List of best VPN for android I think now it will be easier for users to select the best Provider according to their need.

    1 Ivacy VPN $1.83 /250+ Country Servers/Windows,Android,VPN for Mac,IOS & Linux.
    2 Express VPN $8.32 /78+ Country Servers/Windows,Android,Mac,IOS & Linux.
    3 Nord VPN $4.00 /48 countries/Windows,Android,Mac,IOS & Linux.
    4 IPVanish $6.49 /60+ Country Servers/Windows,Android,Mac,IOS & Linux.
    5 Slick VPN $4.00 /80+ Country Servers/Windows,Android,Mac,IOS & Linux.

    If you have more information please share with me by replying this thread.
     
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    It is very strange news about debit card but my opinion is different for free VPN providers If you guys are not informed about free VPN provider policy So, I want to share this news that they keep logs which is the Official declared policy by free VPN service So, be-careful at the time of using free VPN.

    That's the reason I have shared a List of best VPN apps for android in the above discussion.
     
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    What matrix of criteria are you using to define 'best'?
     
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    I use Express VPN myself, and a I know a few other friends do as well, because it seems to the most reliable in China.

    I'm pretty sure that all VPN providers, free or paid, will keep usage logs for law enforcement warrant demands or whatever. I'm only looking at Youtube really, certainly nothing illegal or otherwise iffy.
     
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    Which of these VPNs are supporting Android for Media Boxes?
     
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    This is the criteria I have used to find the list of best vpn apps for android.

    1 p2p servers
    2 no logs policy
    3 maximum country servers
    4 great customer support
    5 money back guarantee
    6 fast speed
    7 accept all payment methods
    8 anonymous torrenting
    9 access Geo-restricted content
    10 good for public WiFi
    11 perfect for streaming

    More you will find details visiting these sites.
     
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    Yes, I have found in communities people are satisfied with the service of Ivacy VPN and Express VPN in China because these two are working well it is also listed by so many Chinese reviewers.
     
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    I just know about Ivacy VPN supporting Android for Media Boxes.
     
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    Great... Can you publish the scores?
     
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    Following are the VPNs with their Scores.

    1 Ivacy VPN $1.83 Score 9.5/10
    2 Express VPN $8.32 Score 9.2/10
    3 Nord VPN $4.00 Score 8.9/10
    4 IPVanish $6.49 Score 7.3/10
    5 Slick VPN $4.00 Score 6.5/10
     
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    Sorry I meant the scores for each of the items in the matrix so we can see the shortcomings and strengths of each
     
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    Yes you are right, we should totally have a scorecard or something like that in which VPNs are rated on crowd-sourced opinions. So, do you know any score card like that for VPN providers, and kindly don't share the sheet of That One Privacy Guy as it's his own opinion.
     
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    Actually, that's your (misleading) opinion. In reality it's a partially crowd-sourced, frequently updated compilation of world-wide VPN services. If you had actually looked at it, you'd see there are not specific ratings or opinions. it's a collection of different services and their corresponding attributes. I'm still going to stand by it as one of the best sources for VPN information.
    Be very wary when anyone tells you their VPN service is the 'best'. What works for one will rarely work for everyone. We all have very different online needs and live in different locations. You really do need to do a little homework and find the one that's most suitable to your situation, not the requirements of someone else.
     
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