TunnelBear iOS Client – Simply Beautiful

iPhone / iPad / iPod VPN, VPN Services

After releasing an Android client, TunnelBear just launched their iOS app. As expected, the app is beautiful and easy to use by anyone. It provides safe-passage and privacy for iPads and iPhones to experience the Internet from other countries. Learn about the TunnelBear iOS app.

TunnelBear iOS app is freemium

The app is free but limited to 500 MB per month with two servers located in United States and United Kingdom. Premium plan, available from $2.99 per month, offers unlimited monthly traffic.

TunnelBear for iPad and iPhone can be used by both existing clients (simply login on the first screen) or new ones (register from app).

TunnelBear iOS app

TunnelBear iOS app installation & usage

The installation is straightforward: the app creates two VPN connections for US and UK servers. In order to connect, go the Settings, VPN, choose the server you want to connect to and turn the VPN on.

TunnelBear iOS app - Install

I performed several speed tests with TunnelBear and you can see the results below. The connection to the US server was rather slow and for UK it was acceptable. Taking into account that I’m located in Europe this was expected, but I got better speed from other apps with US servers like ibVPN.

TunnelBear iOS app - Speed Test

TunnelBear iOS app alternatives

There are plenty of good VPN iOS apps available on the market. Thus, if you are not happy with the locations offered by the TunnelBear app you may easily try other solution. Here are some of the solutions that I have tested:


The overall impression with the TunnelBear app was a positive one and I highly recommend it especially for the free monthly traffic.

Have you tried the TunnelBear iOS app? Do you like it? Let us know your thoughts in comments below.

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