How do I know VPN is working?
To make sure your VPN is working, follow these three simple steps:
- Check your original IP address. Make sure your VPN is turned off and go to “What is my IP address?” page, which will show your real IP.
- Turn on your VPN and connect to the server …
- Compare your real IP address with your real IP address.
How can I make sure I have a VPN? To see if you are using an online proxy / VPN, go to www.whatismyproxy.com. It will tell you whether you are connected to a representative or not. PC: Check the settings under WiFi, to see if there is a VPN / proxy popping up. Mac: Check your high level bar.
Why you shouldn’t use a VPN?
VPNs cannot secretly hide your traffic – simply not technically possible. If the end point expects a clear text, there is nothing you can do about it. When using a VPN, the only secret part of the connection is you going to the VPN provider.