Devices that support CyberGhost VPN

                    

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Windows

For computers and notebooks with Windows OS (Windows Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10) the CyberGhost VPN for Windows client is available. It monitors and protects your cable and Wi-Fi connections, comes with a couple of pre-defined profiels for different operations, allows you to directly choose a country or server to connect to, and additionally guards Internet programs, so they won't start unprotected. The client is equally available for Free and Premium services and can be downloaded for free.

+ Very easy to install
+ Very easy to use
+ Pre-configured and optimized profiles for most usage scenarios
+ Additional security features, such as a connection guard, a kill-switch, an ad blocker, a no-tracking tool and more

+ No additional configuration needed, works out of the box
+ Free and Premium services (the availability of some features might be dependent on the activated subscription)
+ Based on OpenVPN (highly secure)

Preconditions:

  • None 

Support of native VPN protocols:

Alternatively to using CyberGhost VPN with its own client, a Premium user can connect directly via the OpenVPN, L2TP, IPSec or PPTP protocol to the CyberGhost VPN network. For Windows Phone 8.1 is no client available, so a native L2TP protocol is mandatory in this case.

+ L2TP/IPSec and PPTP are part of Windows
- No kill-switch, no secure connect, no easy server change

Preconditions:

  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • OpenVPN need pre-installed third party software
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instructions on how to configure L2TP, OpenVPN and PPTP for Windows Vista, 7, 8/8.1 and 10 are available 

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Mac OS

For computers and notebooks with Mac OS X a Mac client is available. It logs you in automatically, allows a simple and straight forward usage, secures your Internet connection and warns you in case of an unwilling disconnection. The client is free of cost and works with CyberGhost Free as well as CyberGhost Premium.

+ Very easy to install
+ Very easy to use
+ Additional security features, such as a connection guard, a kill-switch, an ad blocker, a no-tracking tool and more
+ No additional configuration needed, works out of the box
+ Free and Premium services (the availability of some features might be dependent on the activated subscription)
+ Based on OpenVPN (highly secure)

Preconditions:

  • None 

 

Support of native VPN protocols:

Alternatively to using CyberGhost VPN with its own client, a Premium user can connect directly via the OpenVPN, L2TP, IPSec or PPTP protocol to the CyberGhost VPN network.

+ L2TP, IPSec and PPTP are part of Mac OS X
- No kill-switch, no secure connect, no easy server change

Preconditions:

  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • OpenVPN needs pre-installed third party software
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instructions on how to configure L2TP, OpenVPN (Tunnelblick and Viscosity) and PPTP are available

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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iOS

For Apple gadgets such as iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch you can use the CyberGhost App, available for iOS operating system beginning version 9. The app can be loaded from Apple's App Store for free and is fully functional for a trial period of 7 days. After that it switches back to a free, but basic VPN service, while additional features require a subscription.

+ Very easy to install
+ Very easy to use
+ Creates individual connection profiles
+ based on L2TP/IPSec (high security)
- only available for subscribers

Preconditions:

  • None

Support of native VPN protocols:

Alternatively a Premium user can connect directly via the L2TP, IPSec or PPTP protocol to the CyberGhost VPN network.

+ L2TP, IPSec and PPTP are part of Mac OS X
- No kill-switch, no secure connect, no easy server change

Preconditions:

  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instructions on how to configure L2TP, IPSec and PPTP are available 

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Android

For Android devices like Smartphones, Tablets, Smart TVs, and others the app 'CyberGhost - Free VPN & Proxy' is available.

+ Very easy to install
+ Very easy to use
+ No additional configuration needed, works out of the box
+ Free and Premium services (the availability of some features might be dependent on the activated subscription)

Preconditions:

  • None

Support of native VPN protocols:

Alternatively a Premium user can connect directly via the L2TP, OpenVPN, IPSec, or PPTP protocol to the CyberGhost VPN network (depending on the Android version installed).

+ L2TP, IPSec and PPTP are part of Android > 4
- No kill-switch, no secure connect, no easy server change
- OpenVPN needs to be installed separately
- OpenVPN not available for Android < 2.x

Preconditions:

  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instructions on how to configure OpenVPN, L2TP, IPSec and PPTP are available

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Linux (only native protocols)

For Linux users CyberGhost supports the native protocols OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec, and PPTP:

+ PPTP is usually a built-in part of many Linux distributions
- For OpenVPN and L2TP/IPSec third party software might be necessary
- No kill-switch, no secure connect, no easy server change

Preconditions:

  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instructions on how to configure OpenVPN and PPTP are available

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Chrome OS (only native protocols)

Google's Chromebook has built-in L2TP support, so you can add a CyberGhost VPN connection in no time. However, PPTP and OpenVPN aren't supported yet.

Preconditions:

  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instruction on how to configure L2TP is available

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Router

Some routers can be configured to connect to the CyberGhost VPN network, so a bunch of devices can use the VPN connection at the same time. However, to change a configuration, e.g. for using a different country, one needs to access the router interface.

Preconditions:

  • Router with built-in VPN client
  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instructions on how to configure OpenVPN for router firmware such as TomatoUSB and DD-WRT are available

Note: Some routers are sold with a pre-installed CyberGhost configuration, e. g. http://www.flashrouters.com/. Those devices just have to be equipped with valid account credentials.

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Raspberry Pi

With a Raspberry Pi CyberGhost can be used with OpenVPN, L2TP, IPSec, or PPTP (depending on the respective operating system).

Preconditions:

  • Raspberry Pi with supported operating system (such as Raspbian)
  • CyberGhost account
  • CyberGhost Premium subscription
  • Some knowledge about the manual configuration of native protocols; instructions on how to configure OpenVPN for Raspbian and OpenELEC are available

[Windows]   [Mac OS]   [iOS]   [Android]   [Linux]   [Chrome OS]
[Router]   [Raspberry Pi]   [Others]
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Others

CyberGhost works with native protocols on OpenELEC (OpenVPN, PPTP), VU+ Solo2 (OpenVPN), and Synology NAS (PPTP). Other devices, e.g. game consoles, eBook readers, and alike can be anonymized by connecting to a computer or a router or a native protocol running. 

Table 

  Windows Mac OS iOS Android Linux ChromeOS
PC Client, L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN Client, L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN     L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN  
Smartphone L2TP (Windows Phone 8.1)
  Client, L2TP, IPSec, PPTP Client, L2TP, IPSec, PPTP, OpenVPN L2TP, PPTP  
Tablet Client, L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN   Client, L2TP, IPSec, PPTP Client, L2TP, IPSec, PPTP, OpenVPN L2TP, PPTP L2TP
Chromebook           L2TP
Router         L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN  
Raspberry         L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN  
VU+ Solo2         OpenVPN  
Synology NAS         PPTP  
Virtuelle Maschine Client, L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN Client, L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN   Client, L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN L2TP

 

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