A reliable and user-friendly VPN application designed for Android

The Android version of Proton VPN provides a user-friendly experience, an array of valuable functions, and ensures your online security and privacy while browsing the internet.

First, go to the Play Store and download the Android app. Next, log in to the app using your Proton account. If you do not have an account, please register here.

You can obtain our Android app through F-Droid (opens in a new window) or by downloading the APK from GitHub as it is also available as an open source.

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How to use the Proton VPN Android application

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Launch the application and sign in

After installing the application, launch it and use your Proton VPN username and password to sign in. Proton Mail users can also access the Proton VPN Free plan by logging in with their Proton Mail username and password.To get a Proton VPN account, sign up here.

Utilize the Quick Connect button

Press the Quick Connect button to instantly establish a connection with the VPN server that provides the fastest speed for your location. Alternatively, you can opt to connect to any of the available servers included in your subscription plan.

Everything is ready. Wasn’t that simple?

By using a virtual private network (VPN), you can browse the internet with enhanced security and privacy. The data transmitted between your device and the VPN server is encrypted, ensuring that:


Your online activities cannot be monitored by your internet service provider.


Websites can only see the IP address of the VPN server you are connected to.


You can easily locate your VPN server’s address by checking your IP address while connected to the VPN.

For step-by-step installation instructions, please read our Proton VPN for Android guide.

Making security simple

Our Android application provides meticulously crafted advanced functionalities that enhance your online safety.

Secure Core VPN

To safeguard your connection against sophisticated network-based attacks, Secure Core routes your traffic through several servers within our network before it exits, offering added protection.


Proton operates Secure Core servers in secure data centers located in Switzerland, Iceland, and Sweden. These servers operate on our dedicated networks and are protected by stringent privacy laws, ensuring enhanced security measures.

Kill switch

A VPN kill switch safeguards your IP address in case of a VPN connection failure.


In the event of a VPN connection drop, the kill switch halts your device’s internet access until it re-establishes a connection to a VPN server.

Adblocker (NetShield)

NetShield accelerates your internet connection while safeguarding you against malware threats by filtering out potentially harmful resources such as images, scripts, and other content that are associated with domains known to host malware.


NetShield is exclusively available for users of VPN Plus and Unlimited plans and also has the ability to prevent online tracking and advertising.

What are the reasons to select Proton VPN on Android?

No logging VPN

We refrain from storing any records that could reveal your online activities

DNS and IPv6 leak protection

Your actual IP address will never be unintentionally revealed by our Android application

Alternative routing

The application will try to connect to our servers through alternative networks if VPN connections are obstructed in certain locations.

Split tunneling

Specify which websites to include or exclude from the VPN

VPN Accelerator

Our one-of-a-kind VPN Accelerator technology is accessible to all Proton VPN users, free of charge, and can boost connection speeds by more than 400%

P2P support

Utilize BitTorrent and other peer-to-peer (P2P) protocols to share and transfer files

Swiss based

Switzerland boasts some of the most robust data privacy regulations globally

Secure Streaming Media

Access your favorite TV shows by unblocking popular streaming services

Protect your online security

What makes the Proton VPN app for Android a superior choice

The team that created Proton Mail, the world’s largest end-to-end encrypted email service, is also responsible for Proton VPN. Millions of individuals worldwide, including journalists, activists, and regular citizens, trust Proton VPN to keep them secure. Our Android VPN application is available for download:

Our service is fully audited by third-party professionals and based on open source technology.

By using our service, you can access truthful information without being subject to censorship.

If our servers are blocked, we offer alternative routing options to ensure access.

Our VPN Plus and Proton Unlimited plans provide access to popular streaming services.

At Proton VPN, we are committed to creating a more open and free internet, and our community-driven service reflects this. Join us by downloading our Windows VPN app.


@ProtonVPN I would like to express my gratitude for the exceptional service that your company provides. Having used various VPN services over the years, I can confidently say that your client software’s speed and reliability exceeded my expectations. It is truly world-class and surpasses all others I have experienced.


I strongly suggest using @ProtonVPN for a remarkably secure VPN service with an excellent track record. You can even pair it with @ProtonMail to secure your email communications, rather than relying on Google, Yahoo, or other providers that may scrape your inbox and sell your data.

Get a reliable VPN for Android

Your IP address is constantly protected by the Always-on VPN and Kill switch feature

NetShield blocks malware, ads, and online trackers.

With split tunneling, you can exercise authority over which data passes through your VPN tunnel

With the use of Tor-enabled servers, accessing the Tor network can be achieved with just a single click


Look no further than Proton VPN! Designed to prioritize security, speed, and user-friendliness, the Proton VPN app for Android makes it easy to stream your favorite shows, share files over BitTorrent, access censored content, and safeguard your privacy.


As a community-supported VPN service, Proton VPN is committed to creating an internet where privacy is the norm. Founded by CERN scientists, our mission is to enable everyone to protect their right to privacy. We are proud to offer a free VPN service with no data limits, no logs, and no invasive ads, setting us apart from many other VPN providers.

 You have several options. The simplest method is to download our app from the Play Store. If you’re browsing the Play Store on your desktop, you’ll be prompted to select your Android phone or tablet when prompted. However, if you want to avoid using Google services, our Android app can also be found on F-Droid or as an APK file on GitHub.

Firstly, log in to the VPN app and locate the Quick Connect button located at the bottom right of your screen. By selecting this option, you can easily connect to a server. Alternatively, you can select a specific country or specialized server (P2P or Tor) to connect to.

With the Proton VPN app, it’s easy to bypass restrictions imposed by your internet service provider, government, workplace, or college. Simply connect to a VPN server in an unrestricted region to gain access to the blocked content. If you have a VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited account, you can also access popular streaming services by connecting to a Plus server.

ProtonVPN is known for its vast global network of more than 1,900 servers across 65 countries, ensuring that you can always find a nearby VPN server for fast and secure connections. With a VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited plan, you can take advantage of our rapidly growing network of high-speed 10 Gbps Plus servers.

Our Android app comes equipped with a “Quick Connect” feature that automatically selects the quickest server available based on your location. Additionally, you can review the server load information displayed next to each server’s name to help you manually select the optimal server for your specific requirements.