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Jun 06, 2022
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VPN protocol type affects the performance and stability of your connection. Be sure to select the correct protocol when connecting to a VPN server. PureVPN recommends the automatic protocol as it will pick up the most appropriate connection setting for you. But in case the Automatic protocol option does not work for you then you may proceed to switch between different protocols. 

Protocol Guide:

  • UDP: 

UDP is mainly used for streaming and downloading. It provides a fast VPN connection with medium encryption.

  • TCP:

TCP is more reliable, but also a little slower, and is usually used for web browsing. 

  • Click the Preferences⚙ from the left panel of the PureVPN app.
  • In the preferences tab, you will be able to see the default VPN protocol.
  • Click the Default protocol and choose your desired protocol from the drop-down list.
  • Upon selection, your protocol will be successfully changed.
  • Once done, go back to the locations tab and connect with your desired location.
  • Upon successful connection you can see the selected protocol in the connection details.
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