Looking for absolute freedom on the internet? Want to device what information you send through your ISP and what goes through your VPN? Ivacy is on the scene to provide both complete freedom and impenetrable security. But does their VPN service actually measure up to their claim as the best VPN service? Let’s take a look.
Ease of Use
Getting set up with Ivacy is pretty easy, and it only takes a few seconds to download and install before it is ready for use. The user interface is fairly self-explanatory.
Just log in, pick your location and your purpose, and Ivacy sets it all up for you. Whether you’re watching Netflix or file sharing, you should have no problem. This is because Ivacy uses Smart Purpose Selection which takes all the guess-work out of your configuration.
While Ivacy is easy to use, and it goes support many devices, one thing it appears to lack is support for iPhones.
Ivacy claims to support iOS, so if there is support for it, Ivacy has done a good job hiding it.back to menu ↑
Ivacy has 450+ servers across 100+ locations in 50+ countries.back to menu ↑
Ivacy is a little light on VPN locations, but the good news is, they can be light on the wallet. A one-month plan seems pretty steep at $9.95, but once you see the price point for the 12 and 24 month plans, you get a much better sense of what Ivacy can do for you where your budget is concerned. You can get a year’s worth of service for $3.33 a month, and for only $2.25 a month, you can get 2 years’ worth of service with another one years of VPN subscription for FREE which is a limited time offer.
Ivacy offers a 7-day money back guarantee on the one month VPN plan and 30 days money back guarantee on all other VPN plans.back to menu ↑
Privacy is the whole point of a VPN, and that is what you’ll get with Ivacy’s 256-bit data encryption. That level of encryption will keep out the hackers, as well as snooping ISPs and governmental agencies who what to know what you are up to. It will also keep them from restricting access and geo-tagging your content.
Alongside encryption, Ivacy offers IPv6 Leak Protection, which forces all IPv6 traffic into the VPN so that your data is not subject to known IPv6 vulnerabilities. You’ll also get use of multiple protocols so that all your surfing needs can be met. There’s no logs kept of your online activities, so you don’t have to worry about surprises. And finally, Ivacy uses split-tunneling, so you get to choose what data passes through the VPN and what goes through your ISP.back to menu ↑
You will notice your Internet speed lagging a bit on Ivacy’s VPN, but that is the case with any VPN, especially when there is a high-level of encryption involved.
There is a short moment of buffering, but Ivacy’s optimized P2P servers then kick in to give you lightning-fast data delivery.back to menu ↑
If you have a problem with your VPN, the first thing you’re going to turn to is customer support. Ivacy has a large knowledgebase that is filled with all sorts of answers for any connectivity issues you may have. There is also a set of FAQs available to help steer you in the right direction. If you still can’t find the help you need, you can submit an online ticket for support through their system.
Ivacy is also offering 24/7 live chat support to its customers.
Ivacy delivers on its promises of internet freedom and privacy that you would look for in a VPN, but in the end, there are a few things that it leaves on the table. It’s speedy enough to get the job done, but if you find yourself in trouble, you might be without service for hours before one of Ivacy’s support team can solve it for you. In the end, Ivacy is a solid choice, but since they are only in 52 countries, they might not be for you.
- Countries: 50+
- Servers: 450
- Locations: 100+
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- No iPhone support
- Lack of 24/7 live-chat customer support
- Only in 52 countries