If you are a Google One user, you have free VPN on PC and mobile

As you surely know because Google is in charge of insistently communicating this to its users, Google One VPN is now available to all usersso if you are one of them and you had not yet bothered to look at the issue carefully, we have done it for you and now we will tell you what is there and, most importantly, how you can take advantage of it.

In short, and as we already anticipated a few weeks ago, when the good news was released, the Google One VPN is added to the services included in the subscription for all users, with no limits on the contracted plan, as was the case up to now. Thus, you can access the Google One VPN from 1.99 euros per month or 19.99 euros per year, an unparalleled price in the VPN market.

The Google One subscriptionIn addition, it has other advantages, such as an expansion of storage space in the cloud (shared between Gmail, Google Drive and Google Photos) or access to exclusive functions in the company’s products and services. In fact, the expansion of storage space is the main attraction of the subscription, although additions such as the VPN make the package more attractive.

Of course, the Google One VPN isn’t so cheap just because it came from the internet giant, but because compared to more common alternatives on the market, it has its limitations. But first: do you really know what a VPN is? Look at this article and this other one in case you need some more information, since we are not going to go into it now.

Google One VPN

Well, broadly speaking, a VPN helps you improve your privacy when connecting to the Internet, masking your IP address, encrypting your traffic and, additionally, offering the possibility of using IP addresses from servers all over the world, an option that is often used to bypass restrictions. Google One VPN includes the first two, IP and encryption, but not the option to choose where one connects from.

On the other hand, if the main objective of a VPN is to improve online privacy, coming from Google does not offer guarantees in principle in this regard, given the company’s track record. In this regard, it is indicated that “Google will never use the VPN connection to record, sell or track your browsing activity.” Also, the Google One VPN is open source software.

What Google says must be believed, obviously, but here is the trick, as we pointed out at the time: if you are a Google user and Google One subscriber, most likely you already use services like Gmail, Google Drive, Google Photos, Google Maps, etc., which means that the company does not need to track you to get the information, because you are already giving it to them. Or what is the same: if you browse with the Google One VPN, but you use Chrome, you are identified in Google, Gmail and others… What do you want?

Bearing in mind all of the above and also that you are interested in using the Google One VPN, it is not that the applications are hidden or that, as has also been said, Google does not promote these advantages of the Google One subscription. However, after a A couple of information emails and a little more insistence on the mobile, notification included, stop giving the tabarra to remind you from time to time.

In PC, only for Windows and Mac, get started with Google One VPN It is as simple as installing the application for Windows y for macOS. That’s it. The only thing you can choose is whether to activate the VPN at system startup or do it manually whenever you want.

Google One VPN

Google One VPN en Windows 11

In mobile, only for Android At the moment, the option is a little more hidden, since there is no application as such, but rather it is integrated into the Google One functionalities. So it is essential to have the Google One app. Within it you can manage contracted storage, phone data backup, free up space, etc. And access to the VPN, obviously. Once in its corresponding section, it is the same as on the PC: you activate the connection and that’s it.

Google One VPN

Google One VPN en Android

Additionally, there are options to reload the applications that were in use before activating the VPN so that your connection stops through it, you can add the VPN to the quick settings, block the connection if the VPN disconnects, allow certain applications to connect directly without using the VPN… There are not many more, although the truth is that it is not needed either.

Source: MuyComputer by www.muycomputer.com.

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