How to Enable VPN by Google One on Android phones

Google is now bundled in VPN service for 2 TB and higher Google One plan. Currently, VPN by Google One is only available in the United States through the Google One app for Android.

How to Enable VPN by Google One on Android phones
How to Enable VPN by Google One on Android phones

Existing Google One members with 2 TB or higher plan get access to the VPN at no additional cost. Just follow the below steps to enable the VPN in Google One Android app.

With Google’s best in class network architecture, VPN by Google One provide fast performance and unnoticeable speed reduction, you can leave the VPN service running at the background at all times. The client libraries for the Google One VPN are open source and the end-to-end systems will be independently audited in 2021.

Requirements:

  • An Android device only. iOS, Windows, and Mac coming soon.
  • You are located in the US. More regions coming soon.
  • Subscribe to 2 TB or higher Google One plan.

Step 1: Go to the Google Play Store.

Step 2: Search for Google One.

Step 3: Install Google One or update it manually if it is already installed on your Android device.

Install Google One or update it manually if it is already installed on your Android device.
Install Google One or update it manually if it is already installed on your Android device.

Step 4: Open the App Drawer and start Google One.

Step 5: Tap Enable VPN button.

Tap Enable VPN button to Enable VPN by Google One
Tap Enable VPN button to Enable VPN by Google One

Step 6: Toggle On the Enable VPN option.

Toggle On the Enable VPN option to enable VPN by Google One
Toggle On the Enable VPN option to enable VPN by Google One

Step 7: Tap OK when the Connection request notification prompted.

Tap OK when the Connection request notification prompted to enable VPN by Google One
Tap OK when the Connection request notification prompted to enable VPN by Google One

Step 8: A small key icon will be shown in the notification bar at the top of the display indicating the VPN service is running.

A small key icon will be shown in the notification bar at the top of the display indicating the VPN by Google One is running.
A small key icon will be shown in the notification bar at the top of the display indicating the VPN by Google One is running.

Step 9: Pull down notification shade twice and tap the pencil icon in the Quick Tiles window.

Pull down notification shade twice and tap the pencil icon in the Quick Tiles window.
Pull-down notification shade twice and tap the pencil icon in the Quick Tiles window.

Step 10: Locate the Google VPN tile, tap and drag it into the Quick Tiles section at the top.

Step 11: Tap the back arrow in the upper-left corner of the Quick Tiles section. Now you can enable or disable the Google VPN from the Quick Tiles section of the notification shade.