Google One VPN – What We Know So Far?

Google One VPN - What We Know So Far

Google has recently introduced its new VPN in the United States, those who use Google One will soon get access to the Google VPN services. According to the search giant, they predicted that the service will arrive in the “upcoming weeks” and the exact consequence happened, Google’s new VPN rolled out to Android devices. Today in this article, we’ve given exposure to what Google One VPN is?

Let’s dig deep, VPN stands for the Virtual Private network. Knowingly or unknowingly, everyone uses a VPN for various different purposes. Many people use VPN on a monthly based subscription with a little bit of absence of surety. And some useful details that you must know which might be beneficial for you. Without further ado, let’s get started.

Google One VPN - What We Know So Far

What is a VPN?

VPN (Virtual Private Network) will allow you to browse the internet using a secure connection in such a way that hackers or scammers won’t be able to see you. Shorty, you can become safely incognito. Not only this, you can even access restricted websites. For example, you’re from another region and want to access Google, but the region restrictions might bother you to do so. But this pattern can be broken by using VPN assuming that you’re from the same region.

Smart people, who want to use the public Wi-Fi at McDonald’s, Starbucks, malls, or even at airports most often use VPN why? So that your data will not be compromised

What is Google One?

Google offers its users free 15GB of cloud space storage which is good but not much that it can hold a person’s data. This free space provided by Google shares and used by Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Photos. If space is out of storage, then users need to upgrade the space.

On other hand, Google One, the company’s paid cloud offers 100GB / 200GB / 2TB and even 10TB plans starting from $19.99 a year to get 100GB each month up to $49.99 a year for 10TB each month. However, most users prefer to choose the first two plans, and the rest are preferred by developers, software, and content creators.

What is VPN by Google One?

People use another VPN service which is works on a monthly based subscription service in order to access it, but Google VPN is an actual part of Google One like other services including Google Drive, Gmail, Google Photos, etc. If you chose to use higher plans like 2TB and above which means you’re paying $9.99/month and then the service will be absolutely free for you.

You’re just one click away to activate the VPN, there are no complicated settings to activate the VPN provided by Google. It’s not like the Google VPN is new, the users were using it through Google Fi for many years now, to be protected. If you’re using public Wi-Fi, you will be automatically connected to Google Fi’s VPN so that you can be safe, but keep in mind that Google Fi charges per gigabyte.

Google has made its big move to protect us from danger through its VPN can be used from anywhere.

Google One VPN service is available for Everyone?

No, as mentioned above users who choose to get 2TB plans or higher can use the VPN service provided by Google. Also, the VPN service by Google is only available for Android users, unfortunately, iOS users might have to find other VPNs for their use.

How can I get Google One VPN?

You will get it for free, no hidden charges and no calluses if and only if you have a 2TB Google One Plan. If you’re a person who is new to Google One and want its VPN service then you have to upgrade the plan to 2TB to access the service.

  • Click on the “Upgrade” button located at the top-right corner.
  • Once done, you’re all set to use the VPN by Google.

If you don’t have enrolled in the Google One service then visit its official page that will take you to the Google One subscription service options, choose the 2TB plan and use the VPN as much as you want in just $9.99 in the US.

How to Activate Google One VPN?

Activating Google One is much easier than you think, no need to do any complicated settings or neither need to follow any guide. It’s just one toggle click away to be protected from hackers and scammers so that your data will not get compromised.

  • Just get yourself login with your respective credentials.
  • Now, tap on the “Benefits” located at the top of your screen.
  • Go to the VPN benefits and toggle on the “Enable VPN” to activate the VPN.
  • You will receive a notification that it’s activated.

You can make it easier and faster to quick access.

  • Swipe down twice from the top of your screen.
  • Tap on “Edit” find “VPN by Google One”.
  • tap and hold to drag the item as per your like.

To deactivate the VPN by Google One, just tap again on the toggle of “Enable VPN”, it will be deactivated.

Should I trust Google to protect my data?

Trust plays an important factor in one’s life and choosing the service to protect our personal data is a crucial factor. Looking at the services provided by Google in recent years, it has genuinely maintained the promise, but then again how can we know that Google itself will not be selling your browsing activity?

Well, it’s up to you to trust google not to collect this data when you’re accessing the VPN. But Google will get the browsing data anyway from your Android smartphones or other devices. So this arises one question that what data exactly will Google will get when you will use its VPN?

That’s it for now. You can comment below for your further queries or your experiences. Till then stay tuned for more info. You can also follow us on Google News or Telegram group below for real-time notifications whenever Gadget Headline publishes any post.

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Hrishi Parkhe

Hrishi is a B.S.E IT/Sales graduate from Mumbai who went on to work in neither of those fields in the end. It happens. He's a freelance writer, loves to travel, experiencing the things with that money which surprise him. Hrishi loved to watch anime, movies and listening to music but this doesn't mean he's a hikikomori. He always believes that there's so much in those things that we miss out on every day.

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