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VPN Installation and Setup

VPNs can be cranky, but paying attention will introduce you to a world of information and settings preferences.

So take your time, explore, restart when you have to, and give everything time to "settle in" before moving to the next step too quickly.

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Installation Video

For best installation results, watch the video here:

Getting Started

Once the F-Secure Freedome for Business VPN software has been installed, here are some things you will want to become familiar with:

VPN Status

The best way to confirm the VPN's status is with the app itself:

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On iOS 13.3 and higher, you can also swipe from the upper-right of the corner toward the middle of the screen:

screenshot Freedome VPN iOS indicator is on

image of a VPN indicator on a smartphoneYour device's status bar will sometimes show a "VPN" icon when it's turned on and connected by WiFi. This is an unreliable indicator of the VPN's status. We recommend using the Freedome app itself to check it's ON/OFF status.

User Tips

  • When you are not actively accessing the internet, the VPN turns off to preserve battery life, and automatically turns on when you need it again.
  • Depending on the conditions, this indicator may not show even though the VPN is operating.

*** The app holds a world of information. Explore it's features and settings preferences to suit your needs and operating environment. 

Virtual Location

The Virtual Location feature of a VPN masks your physical location and IP address. 

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  • When you connect to the Internet without a VPN, your device is assigned an address that identifies where you are.
  • With the Freedome VPN, you're in control and can select a virtual location and keep your physical position private.
When you choose a virtual location, it gives your device an address in the country you select.screenshot Freedome VPN settingsscreenshot Freedome VPN settingsScreenshot 2020-02-12 at 5.18.51 PM

*** For best performance, use the virtual location nearest to your physical location.

Tracking Blocker

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Nearly everything you do online is tracked, and the data is stored - usually by unaccountable parties and for indefinite periods of time.

Not with your VPN!

  • Data meant to target and manipulate you is blocked and your privacy is assured.  
  • Tracking Blocker makes your online browsing smoother and you will notice websites load faster. 

Encryption and Tunneling

Encryption and tunneling are the two, key features of the VPN.

  • Your online activities are scrambled and jumbled by the VPN's encryption feature making your information white noise and meaningless to anyone on the outside.
  • Your traffic is routed around or through the "public" network - tunneled over a private network and away from the hostilities and risk of the unprotected network.

Read more about encryption and tunneling, hereFreedome ON 2020

Stay safe by keeping your VPN "ON"!

For more about VPNs and how to protect your privacy, personal information, and physical safety:

More about VPNs

VPN Fact Sheet #1 VPN Fact Sheet#2

https://bigbrotherwatch.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/VPN.pdf

Support and FAQ's

For a VPN User's Guide, click here.

The VPN Support page is rich with all the information you need, including FAQ's and regular updates for users.

Click below for the VPN Support page:

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