After a long wait, Google VPN is now available on Windows and macOS. All Google One subscribers who pay for 2TB of cloud storage (or more) can install the company’s desktop VPN client through the Google One web portal.
Google One VPN originally launched as an Android-exclusive benefit, though it did come to iOS devices in early 2022. We’re not sure why Google waited so long to release a desktop app, as VPN clients aren’t very complex or complex. difficult to use. build up. Better late than never, I guess.
As you may know, a VPN hides your identity to increase your privacy. Websites cannot see your IP address when you use a VPN, and your ISP cannot track activity that is funneled through a VPN service.
While the idea of using a VPN made by Google might seem a bit counter-intuitive (after all, Google doesn’t really care about your privacy), Google One VPN is independently audited and shouldn’t present any serious concerns. You can also review the company’s code on GitHub, if you wish.
If you pay for 2TB of Google One storage (or more), you can install the company’s desktop VPN from the Google One web portal. Please note that this desktop client is not compatible with Windows on ARM and requires Windows 10 or macOS Big Sur (or later versions of these operating systems).
Source: Google via Android Police