Unlimited Free VPN - Betternet

Allows users to get a better internet connection

4.5

67 Votes

  • Category General
  • License Free
  • Version 3.7.8
  • Size 18 MB
  • Works under Android
  • Language English
  • Content rating Everyone
  • Package name com.freevpnintouch
  • Author Betternet LLC
    155 Constitution Dr, Menlo Park CA, USA 94025

Unlimited Free VPN - Betternet for Android is a free and ad-free Virtual Private Network solution for your Android phone or tablet. Using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to access the Internet anonymously and bypass Internet filters. Easily access websites blocked by your school, workplace, or country and surf the web with complete freedom. Unlimited Free VPN - Betternet allows you to access premium VPN services completely free and without even having to deal with advertisements.

Access any USA-based server from free from the app, or upgrade to a Premium account to gain even faster access and access to servers in other countries. For simple unblocking, most USA servers will do fine. Free users also benefit from Betternet's fast VPN network and can even stream movies for free. If you are looking for a free and powerful VPN solution for your Android phone or tablet, then Unlimited Free VPN - Betternet is the app for you.

Pros

  • Users can receive a seven-day free trial of the unlimited version.
  • Completely ad-free experience and doesn't even require a registration or signup.
  • The simple-to-use interface allows you to connect to servers in foreign countries in a few quick touches.
  • You can maximize speed by allowing the app to automatically choose the fastest server for your region.
  • Unblock Internet sites, access the internet anonymously, and stream videos.

Cons

  • The free version of the app only allows you to connect to USA servers.
  • The connection speed will vary by day, location, and traffic patterns. Some days you will be able to stream movies effortlessly and other days your Internet may be slowed down to a crawl.
  • Even though the app can be used for free, some users feel that the opening registration page deceives users into paying for the $10/ month premium service.
  • This service no longer works to unblock Netflix.

- Updated menu look

- Stability improvements

- Bug fix

Potentially dangerous permissions

  • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Allows an application to read from external storage.
  • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Allows an application to write to external storage.

Other permissions

  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: Allows applications to access information about networks.
  • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE: Allows applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.
  • GET_TASKS: This constant was deprecated in API level 21. No longer enforced.
  • INTERNET: Allows applications to open network sockets.
  • PACKAGE_USAGE_STATS: Allows an application to collect component usage statistics
  • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED: Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting. If you don't request this permission, you will not receive the broadcast at that time. Though holding this permission does not have any security implications, it can have a negative impact on the user experience by increasing the amount of time it takes the system to start and allowing applications to have themselves running without the user being aware of them. As such, you must explicitly declare your use of this facility to make that visible to the user.
  • SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW: Allows an app to create windows using the type TYPE_SYSTEM_ALERT, shown on top of all other apps. Very few apps should use this permission; these windows are intended for system-level interaction with the user.
  • WAKE_LOCK: Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
  • android.permission.REAL_GET_TASKS
  • com.android.vending.BILLING
  • com.freevpnintouch.C2D_MESSAGE
  • com.freevpnintouch.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
  • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
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