There are a number of VPN services that you can use to protect your privacy and security with an encrypted internet connection, and now Google has its own. Well, technically it already is, but only for Google Fi cellular subscribers on Android smartphones. Now, the company is announcing that it will launch an Android-based VPN for free to any 2TB Google One cloud storage subscriber in the US – and expand to iOS, Windows and Mac and other countries “in the United States. months to come ”.
As you can see in the image above, you’ll need to sign up for the 2TB Google One plan which costs $ 9.99 per month or $ 99 per year, so it’s not exactly a free VPN. But if you’re interested, this Google GIF shows you how to activate it:
A new VPN is just the latest way Google is trying to sweeten its cloud storage offering. In August, the company announced that it would start backing up your iOS or Android phone for free. It also cut prices in 2018.