(Pocket-lint) – Google has fleshed out its Google One service with a brand new perk that’s designed to guard your on-line privateness whereas on the go.
From 29 October 2020, in the event you’re a Google One subscriber, you may get entry to a brand new digital non-public community (VPN) characteristic contained in the Google One app.
That you must subscribe to at the least the 2TB Google One plan, which prices $10 per 30 days within the US, to entry the brand new perk. Google mentioned you possibly can leverage the VPN characteristic whereas utilizing any app in your Android telephone. Higher but, in the event you’ve arrange household sharing with Google One, 5 different folks can entry the VPN, too.
Plus, as a Google One member, you possibly can schedule an internet “Professional Session” with Google to learn to use the VPN characteristic. In truth, Google mentioned you possibly can schedule a session at any time to get professional assistance on a variety of subjects at each “fundamental and superior ranges”. You’ll obtain an electronic mail affirmation and a Google invitation while you join a Professional Session. The invitation will embrace a hyperlink to hitch an internet display share session with an professional at your scheduled time.
Out there solely on Android at launch, Google One’s VPN characteristic is at the moment unique to subscribers within the US. It’s rolling out over the following few weeks (all through November 2020). Google mentioned wider availability in different international locations, together with for iOS, Home windows, and Mac, will observe within the coming months.
Have in mind most cell VPN providers – ones of fine high quality, anyway – can price as much as $15 a month and do not include 2TB of cloud storage.
Writing by Maggie Tillman.