There are any number of VPN services you can use to help protect your privacy and security with an encrypted internet connection, and Google now has its own connection. Technically, it does, but only for Google Fi mobile subscribers on Android smartphones. Now, the company announced it will offer free Android-based VPN to any 2TB Google One cloud storage subscriber in the US – and will expand to iOS, Windows and Mac and other countries ” in the coming months ”.
As you can see in the image above, you’ll need to use a 2TB Google One plan that costs $ 9.99 a month or $ 99 per year, so it’s not exactly a free VPN. But if you’re interested, this Google GIF will show you how to enable it:
The new VPN is just the latest way that Google is trying to improve its cloud storage service. In August, the company announced that it would start backing up your iOS or Android phone for free. It also drops in price in 2018.