Turn Off VPN: VPN is necessary to maintain online security. VPN (virtual private network) is a privacy device that essentially gives anonymity coverage over your personal use of the network. If you have it and want to deactivate it for some reason you don’t know how to do it. In this article, I will present a brief tutorial on how to disable your VPN on Windows, Android, iOS, and Mac.
How to Turn Off VPN on iPhone?
To turn off a VPN on an iPhone, you can go to the Settings app and select General. From there, scroll down to VPN and toggle the switch Off.
There are a few reasons why you might not be able to turn off your VPN on your iPhone. One possibility is that your VPN isn’t actually turned off—to check, open the Settings app and navigate to General > VPN. If the VPN is on, there will be a toggle switch next to it that you can use to turn it off.
How to Turn Off VPN on Android?
Open your phone’s Settings app.
Tap Network & Internet, then Advanced Settings, then VPN.
If you can’t find it, search for “vpn”. If you still can’t find the VPN, contact your device manufacturer for help.
Next to the VPN you want to disconnect the device from,
To disconnect: Turn off that VPN.
To forget the network: Tap Forget.
How to Turn Off VPN on Windows 10?
Open Settings from the Start menu
Select [Network and Internet]
Select the VPN you want to remove or delete.
To temporarily disable a VPN in Windows, you use the same method you used to connect to it. If you use a vendor app, you disconnect using that app. If you connect through Windows, you disconnect through Windows.
Select the up arrow next to the Windows taskbar clock to access running processes.
Right click on your VPN app and select Disconnect.
Confirm if necessary.
How to Turn off a VPN in iOS?
You can configure iOS to run on it however fast the app is. The app will usually configure your device to use the VPN and everything is done for you.
To turn VPN off in iOS:
From the Home screen select Settings.
Select VPN. If you’re using multiple clients, you’ll need to choose the one that’s active.
Toggle it off.
The process is roughly the same whether you’re using a VPN app or have manually configured it yourself.
How to Turn off a VPN in Mac?
Mac also has the ability to use a VPN which makes a secure operating system just a little bit more secure.
Select the VPN app on the OS X desktop or in the Dock.
Most VPN apps use the term ‘disconnect’ but this can change. Use your judgment here. Some VPN apps may add a menu option to the top menu on the desktop, so if you have it, you can select Menu instead of Dock. The result is the same.
If you configured your VPN through Mac OS X and not the app, do this:
Select the Apple menu icon at the top left of the desktop.
Select System Preferences and Network.
Select the VPN connection in the left pane of the Network window.
Final Words: So when should you turn off the VPN? There’s really only one situation: If you’re troubleshooting network problems and want to make sure the VPN isn’t causing the problem. In this case, temporarily disabling the VPN is fine.