On the other hand, you have no idea how fast the server actually is. I only want to drop in to facebook to say hi to a few friends and post a few photos. You wouldn't know from reading their website that the service is exclusively Shadowsocks. Another bug in the Android app is that it shows the connection as successful before the connection is actually made. But if you are persistent then you should still be able to get your money back. You can try it risk-free for 30 days, but according to some reports, the money back guarantee is not hassle-free like. You can always find the most up to date information on the page.
These apps don't have very good user interfaces and some of them have bugs. Same as the app, it is very well designed and it just works. This has happened to several people who I know personally. However, vpn is easy to get blocked in china, because the great fire wall can detect it, a better solution is rent a vps and create a shadowshockr on it, usually this will not get blocked, I am a chinese and i use shadowshockr for a long time, everything is fine Thanks for the feedback, but I disagree. Although there are many servers that work in China, none of them are high performance. With , when buying one sole month, it costs 14.
Before Astrill i was user of Express, it works fine out of China but it sucks within China. Update - has recently changed their policy and is no longer keeping these kinds of logs. I am missing these two things on the app. Here is a quick comparison of the refund policies for , , and. It also has to be fast and reliable. The sidebar is on the left side of the page if you are using a desktop browser, or on the bottom of the page if you are using a mobile device.
I have searched all over the but I cannot find anything about their logging policy. You may read about , but again, this is only for local Chinese people and has never happened to a foreign expat in China. The best solution is to not use Astrill. There is also a nice speed graph shown in the Windows app that shows you the speed in real time. The Chinese government can try stop people from buying and using these services, but that's about all they can do. If you are concerned about security and privacy, then is a very good choice.
Feel free to or chat with me in the box on the bottom left corner if I'm there. They are not for sale in mainland China, you will need to go to Hong Kong to get one. I may be really picky about the Mac app. Although the performance is not great in China, it's one of the best choices for privacy. Session logs usually include what server location you connected to, when you connected to it, and how much data was transferred. A lot of fuss was made about this news report. No need to wait for an email or start a support ticket, their knowledgeable staff can help you immediately.
User friendliness, setting up and using First of all, I have decided to try because it offers a 30 day no-questions-asked money back guarantee. Not all of the servers work all the time, but with the speed test each time I could find one which was working. The best one is Taiwan, but it can slow down to around 1-2 Mbps during peak bandwidth hours at night with China Telecom. If you are comfortable working on a linux virtual machine, you can find my tutorial below. It's just not one that works in China. But their support still gave me my money back even after my 30 days had been exceeded.
You will not be able to log into your account unless you are already logged in on an older version before updating to 2. If your only worried about speed, then this probably isn't much to worry about it. Is there any decent ones that I can use that are free. In addition to the standard servers, you can assign an additional 5 premium servers to your account. Not quite as nice as the apps from , but still pretty good.
. I can connect with the iPhone app best during the evenings , but it was impossible for me with. This is the longest trial period I have encountered so far; most of the providers offer days, mostly weeks to try them out. Over time it got little bit slower, then fast again, and now it is slower than. One more drawback of the apps is that they don't have any way to check the server latency or speed. Both also have an instant chat, which is a great thing if you need to solve your problems immediately.