Setting up VPN access on Chromebook ChromeOS.
VPNUK recommends the VPNUK App when using ChromeOS.
The VPNUK app has been developed from the ground up to our very own specification running the highly secure, multi configurable and widely compatible OpenVPN engine. offering an extremely simple interface, it has been designed and created to be very easy to use, we have ensured zero configuration is required on your part in order to use the VPNUK app. Once installed simply enter your login credentials, choose your server and then hit the connect button, it really is as simple as that. Once connected you will be presented with a country flag in the device taskbar, so you will always know which country you are currently connected through. You can download the VPNUK App from Google Play Store or directly from our website.
WireGuard® VPN Connection
WireGuard® is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPsec, while avoiding the massive headache. It intends to be considerably more performant than OpenVPN. WireGuard® is designed as a general purpose VPN for running on embedded interfaces and super computers alike, fit for many different circumstances. Initially released for the Linux kernel, it is now cross-platform (Windows, macOS, BSD, iOS, Android) and widely deployable. It is currently under heavy development, but already it might be regarded as the most secure, easiest to use, and simplest VPN solution in the industry. “WireGuard” and the “WireGuard” logo are registered trademarks of Jason A. Donenfeld. WireGuard® is available and should always be updated from the developers website at wireguard.com
Newer versions of Chrome OS are now compatible with Android APK files, you can also download apps from Google Play store. The VPNUK Android App currently has some compatibility issues with ChromeOS, so we recommend users install and use OpenVPN for Android by Arne Schwabe for the time being. Another alternative setup tutorial uses the official OpenVPN Connect application from OpenVPN Technologies. Both versions are free of charge and run without any issue on all Android devices.
Older versions of Chrome OS are not compatible with Android APK files, we have a pre-configured setup tutorial for creating a manually configured connection OpenVPN Connection. This tutorial describes how to configure and setup an OpenVPN connection on Google Chrome OS. You are required to download and install our pre-configured certificate files, we’ll go through that with you during the setup in this tutorial.
Our systems are compatible with the native Google Chrome OS L2TP/IPSec connections.
The VPNUK Smart DNS service is a brilliant way to access certain web sites and services including streaming media and social networking services. The VPNUK Smart DNS services works on virtually every kind of system or device, this includes Smart TV’s and Games Consoles! You can now bypass the need to log in or even create a VPN connection. In order to connect to the VPNUK Smart DNS service you only have to to make one small edit to the connection settings of the system or device you would like to connect.
What are the benefits of the VPNUK Smart DNS service
Using VPNUK Smart DNS and its ever expanding whitelist of available services is a brilliant way of maintaining a low ping time and high speed in countries that have poor routing, throttle or even filter VPN connections. If you do not require the additional security of a VPN connection you are now able to connect to your VPNUK account through the VPNUK Smart DNS service. Another massive benefit with our Smart DNS service is that you can access content from multiple countries without having to switch server IP, the Smart DNS service does all of that for you in the background without you even realising!