Category: VPN Blog

How secure is ExpressVPN encryption?

Besides hiding your IP address and mixing your traffic with that of other users, ExpressVPN also encrypts your traffic between secure VPN servers and your computer, so that it can’t be read by third parties in between, such as your internet Service Provider or your local Wi-Fi operator. ExpressVPN uses AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) with […]

How can I hide my IP address?

Will having a shared IP address help? When you use a VPN to connect to the internet, the VPN creates an encrypted connection, known as a tunnel, between your device and the internet. The VPN masks your IP address with its own IP address in the tunneling process. That IP address is shared with thousands […]

How to use the VPN Speed Test

Latency is the time it takes for a data packet from your device to reach the VPN server location, measured in milliseconds (ms). Server locations that are further from your actual location will usually have higher latency. The lower the Latency, the better for your connection. Download Speed is a measure of the rate of […]

How does a VPN unblock websites online?

Some governments limit access to certain websites based on your internet traffic. A VPN acts like a website unblocker by routing all your internet traffic through an encrypted tunnel, so your data packets can’t be inspected, manipulated, or censored. Encrypt your web traffic with ExpressVPN to unblock the sites you want, even if they’re censored […]

ExpressVPN is the top VPN for travel

Is Airplane Wi-Fi Safe? Traveling usually requires flying, which means airport and airplane Wi-Fi connections. Both are very similar to regular public Wi-Fi, with one notable difference: the sheer amount of people who use them. That much unsecured data literally flying around is an attacker’s golden goose. As for airplane Wi-Fi safety, it really depends […]

Stay Anonymous Online with a VPN

Encryption When you connect to ExpressVPN, all of your internet traffic—regardless of the applications you’re using—is secured using our high strength 256-bit encryption. Anonymity We hide your IP address and location with our own IP addresses, so you can surf anonymously without leaving behind a digital footprint. Prevent corporations from using your information against you. […]

What ExpressVPN collects and why

As outlined in our Privacy Policy, ExpressVPN collects minimal information about your usage of our services: Apps and app versions successfully activated Dates (not times) when connected to the VPN service Choice of VPN server location Total amount (in MB) of data transferred per day None of the above data enable ExpressVPN or anyone else […]

What is VPN Means?

What is VPN? A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a secure tunnel between two or more devices. VPNs are used to protect private web traffic from snooping, interference, and censorship. What is a VPN? Top 3 VPN uses: Hide your IP address and location Use ExpressVPN to hide your IP and location. Choose among […]

How to Surf in Complete Anonymity

Use a VPN to browse anonymously Many so-called anonymous VPN providers say they offer complete anonymity but actually track what you do online. ExpressVPN believes everyone has a right to privacy. That’s why we never keep logs of your online browsing activity. Stay private, stay secure, and browse anonymously. Configure your VPN to choose the […]

Chrome extension by ExpressVPN

Secure your online activity with a VPN for Google Chrome. Easy to use Connect to the VPN extension in your browser with just one click to secure your connection instantly. Global VPN network Choose from 148 VPN server locations in 94 countries. VPN kill switch Prevents internet traffic from flowing outside the VPN tunnel if […]

A new ExpressVPN privacy checker reveals all

What’s in an IP address? Your IP address reveals some in depth information about you and your internet connection. The location of your current device Your country State/Province ZIP/Postal code Web sites you visit can gather even more information. By combining your IP address with other information like geolocation APIs, WebGL, any Javascript you have […]

ExpressVPN add-on for Firefox

Protect all your internet activity with a VPN add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser. Simple to use One click to connect to the VPN in your browser and encrypt your connection instantly. Huge VPN network worldwide Connect to servers in 148 VPN locations in 94 countries. VPN kill switch If your VPN connection drops unexpectedly, […]

ExpressVPN Features

Every ExpressVPN subscription comes jam-packed with all the great features you’d expect from the world’s best VPN. Content from anywhere Watch, listen, stream, and enjoy content from censored and blocked websites around the world, even while traveling. 148 server locations 148 server locations Choose from 148 VPN server locations in 94 countries all over the […]

VPN for Safari

Safeguard your online activity with a VPN extension for your Safari browser. Simple to use Use the VPN from the browser toolbar and encrypt your connection instantly. Global VPN network Access servers in 148 VPN locations in 94 countries. VPN kill switch Prevents internet traffic from flowing outside the VPN tunnel if your VPN connection […]


What is a VPN? As government regulation for the internet becomes stronger and stronger, you might want to hide your IP address and location. Alternatively, if you’re not physically in a certain country, you might want to appear like you are, for example if you want to watch Hulu from abroad, or BBC iPlayer abroad. […]