ExpressVPN Review with Plans and Pricings
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The word VPN stands for virtual private networks, which establishes a protected network connection while using the public networks. It creates an encrypted connection that hides your true identity and hides all your personal data. There are many VPN services in the market. ExpressVPN is one of them and one of the most excellent VPN services in the market.

What is ExpressVPN?

ExpressVPN was established in 2009 and since then, it has always been on the top. Though the pricing of this VPN is slightly higher than its competitors, it provides services that others aren’t capable of. Is it really worth its cost? today, we will find it out in the full detailed review of Express VPN here.

A number of servers:3,000+
A number of countries:94
Simultaneous connections:Five
Supported protocols:Lightway, OpenVPN UDP, OpenVPN TCP, L2TP/IPSec, IKEv2
Country of registration:The British Virgin Islands
Kill switch: Yes
Platforms supported:Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, BlackBerry, Kindle Fire, Nook, routers, consoles (MediaStreamer), Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Boxee, Chromebook, Windows Phone
Support:24/7 live chat, email, knowledgebase

Packages and Pricing of ExpressVPN

ExpressVPN will offer you three packages. the packages including the price are given below:

  • Monthly subscription: $12.95
  • Six Month subscription: $59.95
  • 12 month subscription: $99.95

The average monthly pricing of the VPN in the market is $10, where the price of the ExpressVPN is slightly higher. So, to avoid the extra cost, you can subscribe to the yearly package. If you take the yearly package, it will cost you only $6.67 per month. as a result, you will get an exclusive saving of 49%. You will be able to pay with your PayPal and credit card, Bitcoin, AliPay, Yandex Money, WebMoney, and more.

Is there any free trial available?

ExpressVPN offers a free trial to its users. You will get a three-month free trial option for the year to see whether it fulfill your requirements or not. You can also claim a 30-day money-back guaranty in the android and IOS apps.

Security

ExpressVPN has its own zero-knowledge 256-bit encrypted DNS. This works in each of its servers. As a result, there is no need of using a public or third-party DNS server. IP leak and DNS Leak Test proved that it doesn’t leak any information to the DNS servers. You will get a kill switch.

So, if unfortunately, your VPN service fails during torrenting or browsing personal works, you will be able to but the internet instantly. Another advantage is that it doesn’t,t store data on the hard disk like traditional VPN services, it is 100% RAM only. So, there will be no chance of saving your information when the power is down.

Speed:

We had a speed test of ExpressVPN on our 1 Gbps US line and we had an amazing outcome from it. We had a speed of 350 Mbps and the speed was persistent. When we used the light way, the speed sometimes reached 560 Mbps. So, we can say that it will provide enough speed for streaming gaming or doing all the private stuff.

Streaming:

You will be able to stream every streaming platform on your device by using ExpressVPN. You know that some of the streaming platforms are region-specific. For example, if you want to watch sport on FuboTV or Sling TV you will have to be a resident of the USA. To stream BT sports or Euro Sport on your device, you will have to be a resident of the UK. By using ExpressVPN, you will be able to get access to all of these services without any hassles. You can also stream services like Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Amazon Prime Video from anywhere. As it offers high speed, you will be able to enjoy a high-speed streaming service with this VPN.

Torrenting:

Evry servers of ExpressVPN offer P2P sharing. So, there will be no problems browsing torrents in your browser by using this VPN. You will also be able to activate split tunneling, which will allow you to separate the traffic from a certain app. So, you will be able to download your favorite movies or TV series from any torrent server.

How to Use ExpressVPN’s Desktop App

The interphase of the desktop app of ExpressVPN is very simple. You will get everything with a minimal number of clicks in the app. This VPN chooses a smart location automatically. You will be able to click on your favorite location, which will bring up a list and search box for choosing a different server. The app will show you the last two servers you have used. In the settings, you will be able to choose protocols, which include light way, OpenVPN UDP, OpenVPN TCP, L2TP/IPSec, and IKEv2. You can also toggle the kill switch from there.

How to Use ExpressVPN’s Mobile App

The interface of the Android and iOS apps is similar to the desktop version. The mobile app provides some extra facilities. You will be able to check the IP address, a DNS leak, a WebRTC leak, and a password generator. The android version has the speed tunneling and Kill switch, which you won’t get in the IOS version. The mobile version also lacks a speed test option, which you will get in the desktop version.

How to Watch Sports with ExpressVPN

You will be able to watch any sports event from anywhere in the world with the help of ExpressVPN without facing any regional restrictions. It requires some simple steps. The given below:

  1.  At first, download the app on your preferred device
  2. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  3. Select your favorite package. I recommend taking the yearly plan, as it’s budget-friendly. You will also be able to be connected to your favorite sports events all over the year.
  4.  Connect to the server location, where the streaming of the sport is currently available.
  5.  At last, you will have to select a streaming service. Watch your favorite sport from anywhere.

Conclusion:

ExpressVPN allows you to access all special features with a simple app. The price is a bit high, but the services it provides can minimize the high price fact. Express VPN is best for streaming sports events. If you are a sports fan, you should subscribe to Express VPN to have a buffer-free streaming experience.

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