Visit blocked websites and watch Netflix anywhere with 5 of the best Android VPN apps

A VPN app can be a seriously powerful tool for defending your online freedom. Acquiring access to websites and content blocked in your country, encrypting your traffic to protect it from prying eyes, and watching Netflix from anywhere in the world – these are the most basic things any VPN app can do for you. Some even let you choose between servers in specific countries and establish secure SSL connections. If you are looking for an Android VPN app, you won't go wrong with any of the ones we're showing you below. They are rated highly, updated regularly, and are mostly free to use!

Turbo VPN

Download: AndroidPrice: Free

Turbo VPN is a free VPN proxy app that lets you connect to blocked sites, secure a WiFi hotspot, and protect your privacy. With it, you can browse anonymously and securely without being tracked. The app works over WiFi, LTE, and 3G connections. Data is Encrypted using OpenVPN protocols (UDP / TCP).


  • Completely free


  • Works when it works

Opera Free VPN

Download: AndroidPrice: Free

Opera VPN blocks ad trackers and lets you change your virtual location so you can un-block more content and access your favorite content anywhere. It prides itself on being among the fastest, most reliable VPN services and it comes with the ability to determine your WiFi network security level, connection encryption, and protection from threats. It also features a built-in ad tracker blocker to stop advertisers from following you around the web.


  • Great looking and easy to use


  • Slow... ish

Hideman VPN

Download: AndroidPrice: Free

Hideman is a free and super-basic VPN that might just get the job done! It will hide your IP address and encrypt your internet data using strong 256-bit encoding. With it, you can use pretty much any site you need without limitations.


  • Very fast speeds


  • Doesn't connect reliably


Download: AndroidPrice: Free

ExpressVPN can change your IP address to any of 97+ locations in 78 countries around the world. It has multiple servers across the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia on tap, with round-the-clock customer support. Your traffic is encrypted with strong AES 256-bit encryption, offering a good level of security when using public hotspots, for example. The app supports connections via OpenVPN protocols (UDP / TCP) and L2TP protocol. It also offers unlimited bandwidth, unlimited server switches, and no throttling. There's also a referral program - for each friend referred, both of you get 30 days of usage free. A 30-day money-back guarantee is offered, and payments in Bitcoin are accepted.


  • Lots of options


  • Might not work fine in every country

Super VPN

Download: AndroidPrice: Free

This app presents a simple, easy to use, one tap-connect VPN service which encrypts you internet traffic, protects your security and privacy, and supports SSL connections. A number of servers in locations like the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore, Germany, Australia, France, Netherlands, Canada, and India ensures global connectivity. Super VPN has everything needed to protect your privacy, secure a public Wi-Fi hotspot, access Netflix from outside the US, unblock sites and videos.


  • Lots of power in a small app


  • Sometimes takes long to connect




1. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

Ultrasurf is the best. Free. No ads. Small in size. Though still in beta, it connects in an instant. No annoying countdown while connecting.

2. torr310

Posts: 1708; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

and PA didn't mention!

3. bohmcj

Posts: 12; Member since: Mar 19, 2017

Netflix can tell when you're using a VPN and blocks it

4. mikehunta727 unregistered,news-24690.html Free VPN'S on Android don't protect you at all and actually most of them are detrimental to your digital life, don't ever trust free VPN', you want to pay a yearly subscription for a good VPN that will actually act like a real VPN and not have your data ciphered through bulls**t "free VPN'S" You have been warned. Don't use free VPN'S , unless you want all your data ciphered from random sources around the world while you feel a false sense of security

5. mikehunta727 unregistered

On Android and all OS'es, but specifically Android in this regard here*

6. aman5mathur

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

"When you look up for the vpn and it says - its not available for your country". *pokerface*

7. cc2400

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 21, 2014

many of these vpns use spyware to snoop. For example

8. Mike23

Posts: 1; Member since: May 27, 2017

I've been using expressvpn for some time now but lately it does not work on my android. Everytime I try to access Netflix, i got this error that i have to disable proxy/vpn. already tried different location but it does not help. pretty useless on netflix now.

9. Natasha621

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 06, 2017

I use ExpressVPN to unblock Netflix, Hulu, HBO to enable me to watch my favourite TV shows on the restricted site, with ExpressVPN i unblock any site easily, you should try It.

11. Mickel

Posts: 4; Member since: May 03, 2018

Since Opera is not offering VPN services anymore I have started using Ivacy VPN. it is working absolutely fine with great speed. I would recommend all the users to visit ivacy website as they offer a solution for multiple devices.

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