After PC, Opera brings VPN to its Android app

Opera browser adds VPN

Opera has offered free VPN in its desktop browser for a while, but now free VPN is also coming to the Android version of the Opera browser in beta at first. You'll still need to pay for a proper VPN service if you want OS-level protection that would encrypt the traffic flowing through all of the apps on your phone.

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In 2016, the company launched a free VPN app for Android (followed by an iOS launch) but the app was discontinued past year. Alternatively, you can use the VPN all the time except for searches so you get local results.

If you one of the many users that been missing the free mobile VPN app from Opera, here's good news for you: it is going to make a return soon.

Users will no longer have to download a separate app to protect their devices with a VPN and Opera's solution also offers unlimited data and the company has said that it won't keep any usage logs. Opera didn't say how fast the VPN connections would be or what type of encryption the VPN uses.

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