Connecting to the Atlas VPN on a public Wi-Fi

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Public Wi-Fi can be found in public places like airports, coffee shops, libraries, restaurants, and hotels — it usually gives you the ability to access the Internet for free. 

However, using this type of internet connection might compromise your security, therefore, you should use a VPN.

VPN servers encrypt your internet traffic, thus preventing any third parties from monitoring your visited websites, applications used, or files downloaded.

It's important to note that some public Wi-Fi networks might block VPN connections, so to troubleshoot any connectivity issues, try applying the following steps:

  1. Change the VPN connection protocol:

    Windows and macOS: open the Atlas VPN application,  click on Settings, scroll down to Advanced settings, and choose IPSec/IKEv2 or WireGuard®.

    Android
    and iOS: head to Atlas VPN application Settings -> VPN Protocol -> IPSec/IKEv2 or WireGuard®

    WireGuard® is a registered trademark of Jason A. Donenfeld.

  2. Connect to different countries in the Atlas VPN application;

  3. Reboot your device.
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In case these steps are not helpful, do not hesitate to drop us an email at support@atlasvpn.com! Premium customers can also reach us via live chat by logging into the Atlas VPN account here.

 

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