Advantages and Disadvantages of Using VPN on ANDROID

Currently the use of VPN (Virtual Private Network) on the Android OS is common and widely used by many people from various professions. It cannot be separated from the ease of using the VPN. For example VPN can be used free of charge with internet quota. Just you have to download VPN applications from the App store or Play Store. So you can use internet access safely. For those of you who don't know what VPN is? VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a technology that gives a virtual private network to access the internet worldwide through a secure connection and without a filter.

As we know, there are no Internet users throughout the world who are immune to computer hacking and all attempts to steal data. Some hackers have the ability to disrupt or hack third-party computers after successfully identifying the last IP address. To prevent the hacking like this, you might need to use a VPN. However, in reality behind all the benefits provided by the VPN-based application, there are many weaknesses in it. There are some disadvantages to using the application and it seems so dangerous.

Maybe you as a VPN user already know the advantages of using the VPN application and even feel it yourself. However, it would be nice before you decide to use a particular technological tool, make sure its strengths and weaknesses. This can avoid things you don't want. For those of you who have used Virtual Private Network on your Smartphone or just want to use it, it is not too late. In the explanation below will help you to get know more about VPN.

The advantage of using VPN on Android

1. Access certain resources easily

Now many companies have used VPN to enable employees to securely access files, applications, printers and other resources on the office network. However, ordinary users can also use these benefits and set up their own VPN and access the network. You can also use it without significant difficulties because this technology is easy and fast.

2. Can access sites blocked by the government

Some times we may have tried to access a certain site which is blocked by govt.Then a notification appears that the online site is forbidden to be accessed.People who easily give up and they also immediately leave the site. However, for people who are smart and curious, they will definitely try hard to be able to open it. That's when the VPN can be relied on, because it can overcome these difficulties.

3. Overcoming geoblocks

The next advantage is in terms of overcoming Geoblok. To understand this, we need to discuss what is the purpose of geoblocking. Certain groups or sites that practice geoblocking, a strategy to prevent users from accessing content based on their geographical location. Journalists and political dissidents use VPNs to obtain state-sponsored censorship. Like in the case of BBC iPlayer, you need a UK VPN you cannot find the all desired program on Netflix or amazon prime .

4. Protect online privacy

The main keyword in the internet world is 'Privacy'. The existence of a VPN is superior in addressing these needs. For example when we are traveling and want to be connected to the internet  we use public Hostpot. However, most hotspots are not safe and can be used by those who have bad intentions to find out what keywords you have. So, VPN is useful. Because it encrypts the traffic on your internet, VPNs can help in preventing these irresponsible people from capturing your keywords as well as your other personal info.

Disadvantages of using VPN on Android

1. Contained Malware 

Do you know? most of the free VPN application have Malware in it which of course can infect your Android? If so, what are the effects? This can damage the system and slow down your mobile performance.It can also install strange applications without knowing that you do not expect.

2. Theft of Data

We can encounter many problems in the internet world. One of them is the existence of data theft. This is not a new phenomenon in the world of the internet, instead of even providing secure connection, they actually steal data from the users device. Why does this happen? because every time you connect through a VPN provider server, their influence can indirectly read all the sites you have visited and even stole them. It also affects your personal data that is on the smartphone.

3. Data Sales

Data Sales become very detrimental. And this itself has become a "public secret". For example We generally know every company that provides services such as ISPs, Google, Facebook and others has indirectly acknowledged that they had sold its customers' data to third parties. The same thing these VPN service can also do. One application that has been known to sell data on users is Hotspot Shield, which sells data to third parties.

4. Accessing Data

Accessing user data, have you ever heard or read a rule which requires if you want to download an application you have to allow certain permission? At each site, of course, there are various conditions. One of them is about where they will ask for access to be able to read all the history including your data and so on. Indeed, not all companies will ask for such permission, but most will do that. Including VPN in accordance with the points we discussed earlier.

The above description is complete information about the positive and negative impacts of using VPN. Knowing the pros and cons of a VPN can help you decide whether a VPN application is right for you to use on your cellphone, laptop, computer and various electronic devices. Are the same losses incurred for all electronic devices? The impact of using a VPN on an Android or PC is the same, because the nature of VPN is same that has universal scale, so the effect can be the same.

If you still want to use this VPN, you must remember that don't download VPN applications from third parties other than Play Store. Because the impact will be very dangerous. For example All the activities on your Android to be seen by the creator of the VPN application? Like your bank account, browsing history, file downloads, and all your personal data? don't want it right? Therefore, download it from the Google Play Store. Of the many advantages offered, we must also be smart in terms of its shortcomings. Hopefully this information is useful and be careful!

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