As you may know what a VPN is but still feel a bit suspicious when using one. After all, it sounds interesting to hide your digital footprints and pretend you’re somewhere else, but how does it actually work? In this simple tutorial, we’ll show you how.
If you look at our overview of the best VPNs, you’ll find that there are more than a few options to choose from, each with their own interface and way of working. For this guide, we’re using our favorite all-round service, NordVPN, which we find to be among the most user-friendly (read our in-depth NordVPN Review for more on why we like it).
However, NordVPN doesn’t set the standard either. So whenever we feel it’s necessary to point out how another service performs a particular function, we will. Now that we’ve got the disclaimers out of the way, let’s take a look at how to use VPNs.
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How to use a VPN: the basics
To use a VPN, you must first sign up for one and…