It has been in the testing phase for more than a year, but it has already begun to reach end users. He edge browser of Microsoft premiere one virtual private network o Free VPN, so you can browse anonymously. It is an important enough tool to Consider leaving Chrome.
A virtual private network or VPN can be seen as a kind of “tube” that surrounds our Internet connection, so that no one can see what is going on inside. Not only hide our IP addresschanging it for another, but also encrypt the connectionso that no one can spy on her.
A VPN it is very useful for hide where you connect from, so you can access sites blocked by your geographical location. It also allows you to encrypt the connection, including the websites you visit and what you download, to obtain a authentic private browsingNot like that joke called Incognito Mode.
Microsoft Edge debuts free VPN
There are many free and paid VPNs. The free ones are usually slow, they have advertising, and you don’t know if someone is really spying on you from within. The paid ones, well, they force you to pay a subscription.
Microsoft has started offering a Free VPN in it edge browser to end users, which has the advantage that is a trustworthy company, in the sense that it will not spy on you inside the VPN. and sure that it’s much faster than other free ones. It has to be said that not the first browser with free VPN. Epic Browser and Opera have also had it for a long time.
You should keep in mind that this VPN only works with the things you do within the Edge browser, does not fully cover the Internet connection. That is, if you download from the browser, no one will see it, but if you download from an external application, yes.
Most of the virtual private networks they offer the user different IP addresses from different countries to connect, and hide theirs. The VPN of Microsoft Edge works differently, as seen in the Preview version:
According to Neowin account, Edge will offer three different configurations: Selected sites, Optimized version, and All sites.
Con selected sites Only activate the VPN when you enter the web pages that you indicate.
Optimized version Only activate the VPN when you use a public WiFi, when you enter networks that are not very secure, or pages that do not have a valid certificate.
all sitesactivate the VPN for all websites.
An important fact is that the Free VPN has the limitation of 1 GB of data per month. If you want more, a paid subscription will be offered.
As we say, Microsoft is already offering it to end users, but it has not yet reached everyone. You have to be patient and wait for it to activate with a edge update.
Although 1 GB Doesn’t seem like much, for many users the Free VPN of Microsoft Edge it may be enough to visit some websites where they seek more privacy. A powerful and in-demand new feature that may make many rethink abandon Chrome for Edgeat least for certain web pages.
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