It’s one of the most common VPN Troubleshooting tips. If your connection seems slow, change yours VPN protocol. And it’s true: choose your protocol wisely, and it can double your speed, sometimes more.
But there is so much more to it than performance. Changing your protocol can have all sorts of benefits, improve your VPN experience, make app features work better, and other VPN features that you didn’t even know existed.
And it’s all so easy to do. Point, click, or tap and you’re done. Here we explain just a few of the reasons why a quick protocol change could make your VPN life better.
1. Your VPN connection is slow
VPN speed varies widely depending on the protocol, so it’s a good idea to double-check that you’re using the fastest option.
Many VPN apps have an “automatic” protocol setting that claims to pick the best protocol for you, but if your speeds are still slow it’s worth turning that off and choosing something manually.
If your VPN provider has a custom protocol of its …