To avoid
security risk and protect privacy, VPN is must to have while browsing on
internet.  There are lots of Android mobiles
are being available in the market and at the same time apps are developed and
released by Android app developers every day.  Privacy and
security, while browsing through Mobile, are becoming more and more important. There
are different reasons why anyone wants to browse like data security, view
blocked websites or may be some doesn’t want to reveal their ip-addresses.

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Top 5 Free VPN Apps for Android
Image Credit: Alex

To
generate below list I have downloaded free VPN apps one by one in my Android
device and checked how it works. Below ranking is based on my personal review. I
have also conducted speedtest in my device to compare different VPN app.  Below are the top free VPN services available
for Android.

1. Hotspot
Shield VPN:
Hotspot shield comes
in top of the list. It is totally free with unlimited browsing, very easy user
interface, One click connect to VPN server. For free version, you cannot pick
server of your choice to connect. There is also paid version available, where
you will have choice for selecting server, advertisement free version and
Multi-Platform support.

Google
play Rating:
 4.1
(76,383)
I have
connected to VPN and TraceMyIP shows 199.255.213.102 (Canada) – For free
version it connects to random server but mine was connected to Canada. Speed
test shows Download speed 1.67 Mbps and Upload speed 1.72 Mbps.

2. Hide
Ninja:
HideNinja is
free VPN service without any limit in browsing date. It has few free different
server choices to connect but none of them is in USA. You can have pro version
which has lot more choices of servers. Also upgrading to pro version requires
just one time fee.

Google
play Rating:
 4.4
(3,658)
I have
selected one of their servers in Italy and TraceMyIP shows 94.125.18.17
(Italy). Speed test shows Download speed 0.65 Mbps and Upload speed 0.77 Mbps.

I have
also selected one of their servers in Netherlands to see how it works.
TraceMyIP shows 94.23.145.104 (Netherlands). Speed test shows Download
speed 0.64 Mbps
 and Upload
speed 1.08 Mbps.


3.
Spotflux:
Spotflux is
free VPN app without any browsing limit. It does not provide any server
selection to connect. So you need to rely on only Automatic connection.
Spotflux also provide paid version where you have bandwidth saving option,
Which can be helpful to save you data plan. Paid version also provide malware
removal.

Google
play Rating:
 4.5 (799)
I have
connected to VPN and TraceMyIP shows 192.96.203.120 (Virginia, United
States). Speed test shows Download
speed 0.67 Mbps
 and Upload speed 0.72 Mbps.

4. Droid
VPN:
DroidVPN is
totally free with 100 MB/day of limit. It also requires you to register with
Droid VPN to use its service. The main benefit of the Droid VPN is it has list
of free servers to connect from different countries. If you have to access only
limited data daily then Droid VPN would be your best bet. Droid VPN also
provides paid service where you can connect to more servers and remove limit of
100MB/Day.

Google
play Rating:
 4.2
(6,329)
I have
selected one of their servers in Italy and TraceMyIP shows 37.247.48.159
(Prometeus Di Daniela Agro, Italy). Speed test shows Download
speed 0.73 Mbps
 and Upload
speed 2.67 Mbps.
I have
also selected one of their servers in USA to see how it works for server in USA
and TraceMyIP shows 108.61.29.75 (Newark, New Jersey, USA). Speed test
shows Download speed 0.67 Mbps and Upload speed 0.72 Mbps.

5. Hideman
VPN:
Hideman VPN
is free VPN service with 5 Hrs/Week for browsing. Also, it has few different
choices of servers to connect. But you can have paid version to remove the
limit and access additional server location.

Google
play Rating:
 4.4
(15,475)
I have
selected Automatic server and TraceMyIP shows 109.73.73.178 (United Kingdom).
Speed test shows Download speed 2.63 Mbps and Upload speed 0.94 Mbps.

I have
also selected one of their servers in US to see how it works and TraceMyIP
shows 209.134.15.98 (California, US). Speed test shows Download
speed 1.61 Mbps
 and Upload speed 0.88 Mbps.

Above list is totally based on my review, you
can choose one of them whichever fits with your requirement and data usage.
Please feel free to suggest any other VPN apps in the comments.

Rizwan Ahmad Rizwan Ahmad
About the Author:
This article is contributed by Alex Francis and posted by Rizwan Ahmad Author and founder of cyberockk.com, He is a tech blogger from India and he loves to share his thoughts by writing articles on this site to the different topics related to technology world,