If you subscribe to the 2TB / 10 USD per month (or more) Google One plan, you’ll get something extra compared to those who don’t: Access to Google’s mobile VPN. This feature has so far been limited to users in the U.S., but now Google allows far more countries to get their hands on it. As of today, Google One is a VPN available Android users in Mexico, Canada, the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.
This product is designed to encrypt your mobile traffic when you are out and prevents sniffers from gaining access to your personal information. The VPN itself is built into the Google One app, and the company says it will encrypt and protect you no matter which app you use. In addition, if you are not sure how to connect exactly, you can schedule a Pro Session for an expert who will teach you the basics.
At the same time, Google reminds people that VPNs have undergone numerous feature upgrades since its launch, including the ability to block Internet traffic when the VPN is inactive. You can also bypass the VPN in special situations or with certain mobile applications and set time controls for the time when you need to be free of its protective embrace. Google added that the VPN was independently revised and found to be robust enough for most people to believe it.
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