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$ 0 / mo
No registration needed
Privacy is at stake
No customer support
No updates over a year
By forming a private network through a public internet connection, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides you online privacy to surf the internet. This is done by masking your IP address. There are many VPN services now available in the market for a price subscription as well as for free.
Zero VPN is a completely free online security provider available only for Android devices. The app was developed by TNTAPP in the Netherlands. It gives you the freedom to visit the websites and social media networks that are restricted and blocked in your region.
However, Zero VPN holds a lot of poor reviews compared to the rest in the market. The VPN is rated with 4.1 stars. Anyways, let us find out the truth behind this by experiencing it on our own. Keep reading.
Warning: Zero VPN seems to either be a botnet or is running malicious code on users’ devices. You should not install Zero VPN on your device. You should instead choose a legitimate and proven VPN like ExpressVPN.
- No registration needed
- No visible DNS leaks
- Privacy is at stake
- No customer support
- Many gray areas to doubt on
- No updates over a year
- No special features that stand out for the VIP version
Installation of Zero VPN
Zero VPN is compatible with Android, Windows, and Mac. It is disappointing that there is no IOS version available. Besides, you cannot install Zero VPN on Amazon Fire TV, or to a router.
When installing in your phone, it is the usual routine that you follow to download in Android. Yet, I could not find the VPN on my country’s play store, So I had to download the .apk file separately to get it installed on my phone. This is one of the application’s ways of reducing the risk of forged apps downloaded from suspicious sites.
Once the app is downloaded, no registration or sign up is required. You just have to select the server, a VPN port of your choice and tap “connect”. The signal strength of each server is shown beside. Even when it is set up, the app keeps showing a connection error when connected from my place, Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, installing Zero VPN for your Windows or Mac PC, requires some steps to be followed:
- First, download an Android Emulator on the PC and install it following the guidelines. This can be either BlueStacks or Nox App Player. I prefer the BlueStacks emulator.
- Then, download the apk file of Zero VPN for PC.
- Right-click on the Zero VPN apk file you just downloaded and open with the BlueStacks apk installer.
- Now you can use Zero VPN on your PC.
Nevertheless, getting an emulator would eat up too much space in your PC’s RAM and would slow down the whole process. All these efforts to use a simple VPN like this is pointless. Instead, there are many better VPNs out there with better features.