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Google One VPN Set to Call It Quits Later This Year

Jamie Roberts By Jamie Roberts May9,2024 #apple

Google One VPN will be discontinued later this year, according to a customer email seen by Android Authority. The service was rolled out for Android in October 2020, before coming to iOS devices and Macs in 2022.
When it originally launched it was part of Google One’s Premium 2TB storage plan, priced at $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. Last year, availability was expanded to all Google One plans, including the cheapest offering for $1.99 per month, making it significantly more affordable.
The company told 9to5Google that it is killing the service because “people simply weren’t using it.” Existing users will be directed to third-party VPN alternatives instead.
Google will continue to offer VPN functionality through its Google Fi cellular service. Google says Pixel users will also still be able to access its VPN features via Pixel settings if they have a Pixel 7 or newer model.
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2 thoughts on “Google One VPN Set to Call It Quits Later This Year”
  1. It’s a shame that Google One VPN is shutting down. I found it to be quite reliable and user-friendly. Hopefully, the alternatives they suggest will be as good. Google’s decision seems to be based on low usage, but I know many who actively used the service. Disappointing news overall.

  2. I’m not surprised by Google’s decision to discontinue the One VPN service. If people weren’t using it, it makes sense for them to focus on more popular features. It’s a shame for existing users, but I’m sure there are plenty of third-party alternatives available for those who still need a VPN.

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