We have earlier reviewed the ZenMate VPN extension for the Chrome browser. Now the same VPN technology is available for the Android smartphones and tablets. The ZenMate VPN for Android allows you to hide your real IP address – providing you anonymity over the internet, compresses your internet traffic – opening sites a little faster and saving the internet bandwidth, and protects you from known harmful sites such as phishing sites – giving you peace of mind while accessing unknown sites online. The ZenMate VPN for Android allows you to select one of the five VPN servers located all over the world – therefore no matter where you live in the world, you can find a fast VPN server near you.
Using the ZenMate VPN app for Android is very easy. If you do not already have have a user account, then you have to create one. Each new account is given 7 days premium features access and 500 MB of free data per month. After this you can touch the shield icon in the middle of the ZenMate app screen to turn on the VPN service. You will be shown a list of servers to choose and then it will connect to that VPN server – hiding your real IP address and giving you a new online identity.
In the settings for the ZenMate VPN, you can choose to auto-restart the VPN service if your Android device is rebooted. At any time, you wish to switch the servers and switch to a new IP address, you can touch the ZenMate menu on the top-left and select Change Location. Then you will be shown a list of VPN servers from different countries that you can choose from.
If you are not sure whether ZenMate has successfully changed the IP address, then you can always visit the whatismyip.com website and view your current IP address. If at any later time, you wish to disconnect the VPN service, then you can touch the key icon in the Android notification bar and select Disconnect. You can also open the ZenMate VPN app interface and touch on the shield icon in the middle of the screen to disconnect.
Conclusion: ZenMate VPN app is easy to use, lightweight and free VPN service for Android smartphones. It offers five different VPN server locations to choose from. It offers only 500 MB free data per month, but you can always purchase more if needed.
You can get ZenMate VPN app for Android from https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zenmate.android.