VPN Info and Setup Guides

Here you will find our archives of VPN basics and guides. Let it be in-depth how-tos or some beginners’ questions; you will find it here.
WireGuard VPN protocol: It’s fast, it’s secure. But is it good for your privacy?
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: February 13, 2022
The WireGuard VPN protocol is relatively new in the VPN industry. It sought to give VPN users the best service by simultaneously improving speeds and encryption over the previously available…
Socks5 proxy and ExpressVPN. Does the VPN offer it?
user icon Ruheni Mathenge time icon Last Updated: January 4, 2022
Let’s tackle the central question quickly so we can avoid the kind reader any stress. ExpressVPN can indeed offer a Socks5 proxy service for its users.
Can VPNs negate parental controls?
user icon Abeerah Hashim time icon Last Updated: December 11, 2021
Key takeaways at a glance: Children’s safety on the internet is a perennial issue for parents. Several types of parent control are available, but can they be voided by VPNs?VPNs…
What is a VPN kill switch, and who needs it today
user icon Ruheni Mathenge time icon Last Updated: November 6, 2021
Suppose you’re a VPN user on any device of your choice (phone, tablet, or computer). What happens if, for whatever reason, your VPN disconnects without you knowing? If your VPN…
What is a VPN tunnel, and how it works?
user icon Ruheni Mathenge time icon Last Updated: November 2, 2021
The increasing regulations and censorship are threatening internet freedom around the world. At the same time, there has been a surge of technologies to protect people’s online security and privacy.
Onion over VPN: All about it, and is it better for online privacy?
user icon Ruheni Mathenge time icon Last Updated: November 14, 2021
Clearly, people keep seeking better ways to improve their online privacy. There are many reasons for this, such as government surveillance, snoopy ISPs, and hackers stealing data. The Tor network…
What is VPN split tunneling, why and when should you use it?
user icon Abeerah Hashim time icon Last Updated: October 10, 2021
Amidst the growing content censorship and geo-restrictions, VPN services have gained significant popularity among internet users. However, changing online locations also means that the users should surrender their access to…
What is Double VPN, its pros and cons, and who should use it?
user icon Ruheni Mathenge time icon Last Updated: October 7, 2021
A double VPN feature consists of a VPN connection routed through two consecutive VPN servers instead of one. It’s also known as “multi-hop.” The feature adds an extra encryption layer…
VPN vs Tor: What’s the difference and which one to use?
user icon Ruheni Mathenge time icon Last Updated: December 18, 2021
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and the Tor network are two very different technologies created to fulfill the same purpose: keeping a user’s online privacy safe. However, their characteristics make their…
How to install VPN on a Smart TV (easy guide with screenshots)
user icon Abeerah Hashim time icon Last Updated: June 23, 2021
Do you have a smart TV and can’t access some apps? You can resolve the problem with a simple workaround – install VPN on a Smart TV. Most Smart TVs…