Q&A AdGuard Blog: Why AdGuard VPN is the better option

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When getting ready to commit to a long-term VPN subscription, users most frequently evaluate its speed, security, and price. Those are very important points but there is so much more! There is a baker’s dozen of key assets that make AdGuard VPN unique. Let’s look at each of them separately to see why AdGuard VPN is one of a kind and how to use it to its fullest extent.

To start with, let’s go over AdGuard VPN’s unmatched features that you won’t find in any other VPN.

1. Proprietary protocol
2. Exclusions lists
3. Choosing a DNS server
4. Fastest locations
5. Compatibility with AdGuard ad blocker
6. QUIC support (experimental)
7. Kill Switch
8. Split tunneling
9. Auto-Protection
10. Simultaneous connection allowance
11. Streaming support
12. Torrents support
13. Dark mode

AdGuard VPN is currently available as a desktop app for macOS and Windows, mobile app for iOS and Android, and as a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. Give it a try and feel free to drop us a line about your experience by leaving a review in a relevant app store or joining the discussion on any platform.
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AdGuard Blog: VPN use cases: Tinder tricks, cheaper trips, avoiding risks, and more
What is so special about VPN, you might think. It just masks your location. Of course, it’s good to gain access to something unavailable in your country. Or hide something from those greedy for your personal data for no matter what reasons.

But this “digital immigration”, or rather “IP tourism”, can be handy in unexpected (or at least not yet thought about) ways.

VPN is not just good for spoofing your geolocation for websites and apps that happened not to love the original one. It makes your connection secure and encrypted, saves the sensitive private data from abuse, so it is not only your location that you “hide”. Actually, if you connect to a public Wi-Fi network in a cafe or on the subway, you'd better hide anything you can.

We have hand-picked some of the important use cases where you definitely need a VPN. Let's have a look at them.

How VPN makes your life better: a couple of cases out of so many
1. Shopping abroad
2. Saving money, again: cheaper airline tickets and hotels
3. More content available
4. An escape from corporate slavery into the world of reasonable adults
5. Digital remigration
6. Tinder: more freedom, less money wasted with a VPN
7. Blocked websites
8. Torrents and avoiding the "watch lists"
9. Finally. Security. Again and forever.
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I have a (I think) 5 years licence for AdGuard VPN & the issue I have is quite a severe slowdown & (sometimes very) lengthy time to open sites late evening on London server - I contacted support but by the the time they checked it things were OK - This was on Windows & Chrome apps - I gave up in the end - I can't use another server for browsing as many BBC sites I use don't work as they assume I'm in another country - I feel there are better VPN's - No doubt I'll try it again some time?
 

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I have found Windscribe better at blocking advertisements than either Adguard VPN or the Adguard App.
I don't know why that is exactly!

I have a (I think) 5 years licence for AdGuard VPN & the issue I have is quite a severe slowdown & (sometimes very) lengthy time to open sites late evening on London server - I contacted support but by the the time they checked it things were OK - This was on Windows & Chrome apps - I gave up in the end - I can't use another server for browsing as many BBC sites I use don't work as they assume I'm in another country - I feel there are better VPN's - No doubt I'll try it again some time?
Windscribe does work very well with AD blocking (ROBERT). Very impressive.

Adguard servers are a drag. I gave up also. I like their products, but they got to work on quality servers and more features for thier app such as "Block LAN" and "Use AD block DNS".
 
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I've always liked AdGuard products and have an extended lifetime license for their ad blocker, but this is the same case that many people are prevented from using WiseVector because of its homeland. Cyprus is a fake location for simplified taxation, the office and all the developers are in Moscow, Russia. Proofs - Вакансии компании AdGuard - работа в Москве - all vacancies are searched directly in the office, not even an option to work remotely.

Personally, I'm using Hide.me now, not sure about the perfect privacy, but I like the abundance of settings in the application, especially the ability to set your own DNS, where I have entered ControlD.
 
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I have found Windscribe better at blocking advertisements than either Adguard VPN or the Adguard App.
I don't know why that is exactly!
How do you setup Windscribe to block ads? Is that simple or complicated?
 

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I've always liked AdGuard products and have an extended lifetime license for their ad blocker, but this is the same case that many people are prevented from using WiseVector because of its homeland. Cyprus is a fake location for simplified taxation, the office and all the developers are in Moscow, Russia. Proofs - Вакансии компании AdGuard - работа в Москве - all vacancies are searched directly in the office, not even an option to work remotely.

Personally, I'm using Hide.me now, not sure about the perfect privacy, but I like the abundance of settings in the application, especially the ability to set your own DNS, where I have entered ControlD.
Recently I had Hide.me their support is really great and after several days, I requested a refund. The Windows app along with its Android app was not working ok.
 
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Windscribe does work very well with AD blocking (ROBERT). Very impressive.

Adguard servers are a drag. I gave up also. I like their products, but they got to work on quality servers and more features for thier app such as "Block LAN" and "Use AD block DNS".
Have you tried Cyberghost? It can also block ads.
 
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