Top 5 free VPNs for the Google Chrome browser

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Here is a listing for you of the top 5 free VPNs for the Google Chrome browser in this post.

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More than 31% of all internet users rely on VPN services — dataprot.

For a VPN to be good, it has to be doing its job right. That is, keeping your browsing habits private. After all, that is the primary reason you use VPNs — hiding your actual physical location and browsing habits. Additionally, the VPN has to be easy to use.

virtual private network (VPN) extends a private network across a public network and enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network. 

The benefits of a VPN include increases in functionality, security, and management of the private network. It provides access to resources that are inaccessible on the public network and is typically used for remote workers. 

Below is a list of the best 5 VPNs for Google Chrome:

a) hide.me

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Screenshot of hide.me’s home page taken using a Windows 10 PC

The first on the list is hide.me. The benefits of using this VPN are:

  • Firstly, it is available on all devices — Android, MAC, Windows, iPhone, etc.
  • Secondly, it is safe and fast while you stream movies, videos, etc.
  • Thirdly, it uses AES-256 to encrypt your internet connection and keep your information private — secure encryption.

It is important to note that hide.me also has other plans that are paid for that come with extra features, asides from the free version or trial.

b) ExpressVPN

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Screenshot of Express VPNs home page taken using a Windows 10 PC

Second, on the list is the popular ExpressVPN. Below are some of the things that make it popular:

  • It has a 30-day free trial. You get all your money back if you are not satisfied with their services within that month.
  • Express VPN keeps no activity or connection logs — No logs privacy protection.
  • It protects your data and online activity with 256-bit AES encryption, DNS/IPv6 leak protection, and a kill switch.

c) Avira Phantom VPN

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Screenshot of Avira Phantom VPNs home page taken using a Windows 10 PC

Third on this list is Avira Phantom VPN. Below are some of its benefits:

  • Avira is an award-winning technology trusted by millions of users and Fortune 500 companies.
  • It protects you from scams, identity theft, and financial loss.
  • It speeds up and cleans your PC for peak productivity.

d) CyberGhost

Screenshot of CyberGhost’s home page taken using a Windows 10 PC

This VPN stays true to its creative name –CyberGhost. When using it, you become a cyber ghost. You become non-existent. Which is the goal of using any VPN. Here are reasons why it is on this list:

  • It has a 45-day money-back guarantee (and free Chrome extension) with superfast speeds.
  • CyberGhost has unlimited data to stream without interruptions.
  • You get to protect up to 7 devices simultaneously –all at the same time.

e) Proton VPN

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Screenshot of Proton VPN’s home page taken using a Windows 10 PC

Lastly, proton VPN comes in fifth on the list. Below are some of the benefits of using it:

  • It has no data or speed limits.
  • Proton VPN does not log your online activity. Your online activity is not saved. No records of it are kept.
  • It has no ads. Online adverts can get annoying. You do not have to worry about these ads while using Proton VPN.

All the above 5 VPNs work well. I usually use VPNs when I want to access a service that is not available in my current location. Or if I want to browse privately. You might have your reasons why you use VPNs. These five VPNs are good at what they do.

Now all you have to do is try them out and see which works well for you!

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