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Which VPN protocol should I choose?

Updated on: 2017-07-08 17:58:51 UTC

Introduction

Different protocols present different strengths and weaknesses.

Depending what you are looking to achieve, some protocols may be more suited to your needs than others.

Default Settings

If you're using one of our VPN apps, and you are looking for the most optimized protocol according to the network, be sure to keep the app setting on "automatic".

This setting is on by default and will automatically select the protocol best suited for your network.

Custom Settings

If you are not using one of our dedicated apps, or you are experiencing issues with your connection, you can try switching between protocols:

Our blog post provides the differences between the protocols so you can choose the type of VPN tunnel that best fits your needs

This table will also help you compare the pros and cons of all the protocols SaferVPN offers.

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