Google Fi’s VPN service has begun rolling out to subscribers on iPhone, the organization has declared. The feature, which courses your telephone’s internet traffic through a encrypted connection with protect your privacy, has been accessible on Android since dispatching in beta in November 2018. The launch comes somewhat later than Google’s recently declared “spring” release date, yet it’s nearby.
In a followup tweet Google says not all iPhone clients will approach the feature straight away, however that it will be broadly accessible “over the coming weeks.” To turn the component on, 9to5Google notes that you should ensure your Fi companion app is updated to the latest version, and afterward head to “Telephone Settings” in the main Account tab. From that point go to “Privacy & security,” where there’ll in the end be a “Protect your online activity” option to empower. The VPN is incorporated with all Google Fi plans.
The appearance of Google Fi’s VPN on iOS comes as Apple is gearing up to launch a comparable privacy-protecting feature as a feature of its iCloud Plus subscription service.
Apple’s version, which it’s calling Private Relay, courses your web traffic through a pair of relay servers to protect your sensitive information. It’s planned in such a manner so not even Apple itself has a complete picture of your browsing.
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