PrivateVPN Review by our expert
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4.7 / 5.0
Features 4.9 / 5.0
Ease of Use 4.8 / 5.0
Pricing 4.0 / 5.0
Reliability & Support 4.9 / 5.0

PrivateVPN is slowly moving up in the VPN market. Its six simultaneous connections, no logs policy, and high speed are what most look for in a VPN. Instead of different subscription plans, PrivateVPN offers a single plan that users can subscribe to for 1 month, 3 months or 12 ...

updated: Jan 10, 2019
PrivateVPN User Reviews
Per Norling
  •  5
One of the best services available!

Extremely fast (low overhead) and stable service! After +200 days without any interruption I had to disconnect just to verify that the connection wasn't stuck in a zombie state...but it wasn' is just that stable and reliable!

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    Jan 10, 2019
    •  5
    Good service

    Thank you, it is very convenient and good service, I had a very big problem with my PC and the compatibility of the VPN program, VPN service specialists quickly helped me with remote access and everything was fine.

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      Jan 6, 2019
      •  4
      Great VPN but need support to help

      After subscribe to their VPN, I've directly use it with Netflix. But it does streams with Full HD. So, I change the connection type by myself and it still does not help. Therefore, I send an email to them saying it does not work with my Netflix. Eventually, they solved my issue but it takes several days. All steps and optimization should be done on the first reply to my report (email). Nevertheless, it is a fast VPN. p/s: I'm from Malaysia

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        Ari Nurminen
        Jan 2, 2019
        •  5
        Top quality !

        Very good VPN . It always work and is very reliable. Fast login. Easy setup and no problems with the settings. The only negative thing is the country ( Sweden ) where it is based, this could be a problem in the future, you cant trust the Swedish government, peoples private integrity is not their highest priority.

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          Features Description
          Number of Server Locations (countries) 56
          Number of servers 100
          Number of IP Addresses 4000
          Does VPN keep logs No
          Includes Kill Switch Yes
          Devices per license 6
          Ease of use - PrivateVPN 4.8 / 5.0

          Installation of desktop and mobile application takes less than a minute; once you accept the privacy policy and download the software, it takes a minute to install. Their website also offers guides on how to set up their VPN on other devices.


          Mobile download:

          • Go to Google app store to install mobile application; no special permission is required

          • Login in with username and password

          • Choose your server location to start using


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          Pricing 4.0 / 5.0
          15 Months
          $2.88 /month
          3 Months
          $4.50 /month
          1 Month

          PrivateVPN accepts different methods of payment including Bitcoins, PayPal and a variety of credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover and Diners Club international.

          A standard pricing plan is available with the option to subscribe for 1 month, 3 months or 12 months. All three plans offer the same features but the longer the subscription duration the greater the savings.

          Reliability & Support 4.9 / 5.0

          Support can be reached via email and live chat. When we sent an email to the support team about connecting to Netflix from outside the U.S. it took about 10 hours to get a response. Their live chat wasn’t available for two days when we wanted to ask about configuring a VPN, but once it was we received answers instantly.

          The Bottom Line
          Catherine Ablett
          (Security consultant and online privacy enthusiast)
          Reasonable Speeds and Good Reliability Equal A Good All Round Service

          PrivateVPN is packed with great features including a competitive pricing plan, robust encryption for ultimate privacy and security, and a strict no-log policy. It is not only super easy to install; it also has impressive connection speeds and is perfect for unblocking Netflix.

          Users can subscribe for the service anonymously using bitcoins. PrivateVPN offers value for money with its kill switch feature, DNS leak protection, support for six simultaneous connections, wide server network and true cross-platform compatibility.

          4.7 / 5.0
          Detailed expert review of PrivateVPN
          Catherine Ablett
          (Security consultant and online privacy enthusiast)

          PrivateVPN is slowly moving up in the VPN market. Its six simultaneous connections, no logs policy, and high speed are what most look for in a VPN.

          Instead of different subscription plans, PrivateVPN offers a single plan that users can subscribe to for 1 month, 3 months or 12 months. The longer the subscription duration, the more generous the discounts are. It also offers a 30-day money back guarantee, but we did not succeed in canceling our account. The only way to cancel your account and get refunded is to contact them on their “Contact Us” page. They said they would refund us within five business days, but we never received it.

          That being said, the installation process is quite easy, and thPrivateVPN's Free Remote Help – which offers virtual help and installation via Team Viewer – is very unique.

          PrivateVPN can be installed on Windows, Android, iOS and Linux, and it only takes a few minutes. We also are a big fan of its clean, minimalist website that is easy to navigate (whether in Swedish, German, Dutch, or English).

          Like other VPNs, PrivateVPN supports a variety of protocols including OpenVPN, and their encryption is top-notch.

          However, we were most impressed with its speed. We had fast speeds on almost every server, except in Hong Kong, and we accessed US Netflix without a problem using their New York server, but not Chicago. (We were also able to access BBC Live on one server but not the other.) Since there are no bandwidth limitations and no downloading quotas, we were able to stream video easily.

          The only feature that falls up short is its customer support. While the team was able to answer our queries, the email took 10 hours. The Contact Form took 12 hours for a reply about a server issue, and when their suggestion didn’t work, it took another 14 hours for them to send the solution. This wouldn’t have been such an issue if their Live Chat was working, but it was unavailable for two days.

          Overall, PrivateVPN is great for security, anonymity, and streaming movies, but its customer support and refund policy could be better.

          • Easy desktop and mobile installation
          • No logs
          • Robust encryption: 2048-bit encryption with AES-256
          • Works with US Netflix and BBC Live
          • Imressive speeds and unlimited bandwidth
          • 30-day money-back guarantee
          • 6 simultaneous connections
          • Virtual remote help
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          Money Back Guarantee (Days): 30
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          Devices per license: 6
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