The Best VPNs for iPhone 2019

Written by SEAN MCGRATH

iPhone is one of the least covered platforms on the market. This is because making an iOS client is much trickier than other versions. The good news is that some VPNs go the extra mile when it comes to iOS VPN - developing apps that work seamlessly for privacy and unblocking content.

NordVPN

NordVPN is an exceptional no logs VPN that is perfect for ensuring you always have digital privacy on an iPhone or iPad. The iOS client has a clean user-friendly interface, and it allows users to connect to a choice of servers in over 60 countries. It implements secure IKEv2 encryption. NordVPN won the Best Overall VPN at this year’s VPN awards in Las Vegas which means it is considered outstanding by the world’s leading VPN experts at BestVPN.com. What is perhaps most surprising about this iOS client is that it comes fully featured with a killswitch. You can test it for unblocking Netflix, BBC iPlayer, or to gain privacy and security both at home and on public WiFI. Nord can be used on 5 simultaneous devices and it provides a 30-day money-back guarantee.

CyberGhost

CyberGhost VPN has a simple and easy-to-use iOS app that is perfect for beginners. The VPN has a zero logs policy and because it implements strong encryption, it will provide privacy from your ISP and the government. This VPN provides fast connection speeds which means it is perfect for video conferencing on FaceTime. It also unblocks popular streams like Netflix and BBC iPlayer. This VPN is great for people who like to stream, and users can test it for a whole 45 days and still get their money back. Fantastic if you want a simple service that gets the job done. Private and secure.

Ivacy

Ivacy makes it onto our top 5 for iOS because it is a bargain. Considering how cheap it is, the iOS app is exceptional and users get access to servers in 50 countries. This makes it perfect for unblocking content worldwide, and for accessing website services from back home when you are on vacation. The app has a killswitch and split tunneling which makes it a heavily featured iPhone VPN. Not as established as some other VPNs in this guide, but a service that is worth trialing using its 30-day money-back guarantee

ExpressVPN

The ExpressVPN iOS app is tried and tested, so if you want something reliable this is worth considering. It is a zero logs VPN based in the British Virgin Islands which is known to be good for privacy. ExpressVPN will protect your digital privacy both at home and while on public WiFi. Servers are located in 94 countries, and ExpressVPN can unblock Netflix US, BBC iPlayer and much more on your iPhone. With strong encryption and 24/7 customer support, there are plenty of reasons to try out this VPN. Perhaps the only drawback is that it is a little pricey. However, you do get what you pay for. Try it out using its 30-day money-back guarantee.

IPVanish

This zero logs VPN primarily runs on its own network of servers, which means it can provide excellent speeds. Encryption is provided via the robust IKEv2 protocol, and this VPN is known to provide good privacy both at home and while using public WiFi. Although this VPN is based in the US (which may put some people off) it keeps zero logs; which means that it does provide watertight privacy. The VPN is easy to use and customer support is available via live chat. One slight drawback is that this VPN does not unblock US Netflix. However, it does have servers in over 60 countries, and it will unblock most of the content from around the world that you may desire. You can test it using its 7-day money-back guarantee.


SEAN MCGRATH

An experienced investigative journalist, writer and editor, he has worked for some of the world's best-known IT publications including the ComputerWeekly, PCPro, TechWeekEurope & InformationWeek. He regularly comments on industry matters for the likes of Forbes, Silicon, iTWire, Cyber Defense Magazine & Android Headlines.