Kill Switch


A Kill Switch, known as an emergency stop, ensures all your online traffic always travels through a secure and encrypted VPN connection So in this article explain what is a VPN kill switch and how to activate it?

you can think what happens if, for some reason, your VPN connection were to get disconnected while you were online?

Kill Switch is a special VPN feature that automatically disconnects your phone from the Internet until the VPN connection is restored. With a kill switch, there’s no possibility that your IP address accidentally gets exposed, or the security and anonymity of your internet connection would be compromised.

VPN Kill Switch
VPN Kill Switch

So, In essence, it’s a simple security feature that ensures your device’s true IP address is never exposed in the case of a dropped connection with the VPN server. This can be critically important for frequent torrent downloaders and BitTorrent users. If you’re downloading a torrent file, and the VPN disconnects for even a second, your online actions will be spotted by your ISP who can throttle your speed or, even worse, report you for downloading the torrents. The Kill Switch will kill your internet connection so that you won’t be exposed for even a second.

If you’re a political activist, journalist, or blogger, who lives and works in a country ruled by an authoritarian government, Your freedom and personal security may depend on keeping your online activity secret.

SaturnVPN will provide you safety features that help guarantee your information will remain safe, secure, and anonymous in case your VPN connection suddenly drops.

SaturnVPN prevents your IP address and other sensitive data from unintentionally being sent from an unsecured connection.


How to Activate Kill Switch for OpenVPN?

You can use Kill Switch with OpenVPN app for Android and iOS devices.

Now we want to explain how to activate Kill Switch on OpenVPN, In two ways.

First Method:

The first method is through the application, In order to follow these steps:

1-  Open the OpenVPN app and touch the menu icon.

VPN Kill Switch
OpenVPN Android

2- Touch “Settings” button.

OpenVPN
VPN Kill Switch

3- Select the “Seamless Tunnel” checkbox.

OpenVPN Setting
VPN Kill Switch

You are now activated the Kill Swich on your Android device.

Second Method:

The second method is through Android phone settings. In order to activate it, follow these steps:

1- Connect to an OpenVPN server first.

VPN Kill Switch

2- Now go to your Android device setting from this path:

Setting >> Connections >> More connecting Setting >>VPN

3- Find OpenVPN profile and touch setting icon

OpenVPN

4- Touch “Always-on VPN” button to activate it.

OpenVPN Kill Switch

5- Touch “Block connections without VPN” and touch “Turn on” then.

OpenVPN Kill Switch

Now you can see both “Always-on VPN” and “Block connections without VPN” features are active.

VPN Kill Switch

How to Activate Kill Switch for Cisco AnyConnect?

You can activate Kill Switch on Cisco AnyConnect through the phone settings. In order to activate it, follow these steps:

1- Connect to a Cisco AnyConnect server first.

Cisco AnyConnect

2- Now go to your device setting (Use this path for Android):

Setting >> Connections >> More connecting Setting >>VPN

3- Find AnyConnect profile and touch setting icon.

Cisco AnnyConect kill swich

3- Touch “Always-on VPN” button.

Cisco AnnyConect Kill Swich

4- Touch “Block connections without VPN” and touch “Turn on” then.

Cisco AnnyConect Kill Swich

Now you can see both “Always-on VPN” and “Block connections without VPN” features are active.

Cisco AnnyConect

Make sure to activate Kill Switch if you are doing a sensitive activity with your VPN connection.

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