Freedom and privacy seem to have become the definition of the myth nowadays on the internet. No matter what you’re doing online, there’s someone keeping a strict watch on your activities on the web. There’s no space for privacy or secrecy on the web these days, we’re being watched by government officials or Internet Service Providers (ISP). The threat to a layman internet user doesn’t end here itself, there are countless number of hackers and stalkers on the web that are waiting to steal your data or information for their monetary gains. Your small mistake on the web can put you in a world of trouble.
There’s a saying that goes something like this “Precaution is better than cure”, and I guess we’ll agree with it. Online threats can be prevented from happening if you have the right tools and instruments. I agree, nothing is perfect and no software can assure 100% security, however, the probability of getting affected would be less when you take necessary precautions while surfing on the web. Today, in this article, we’ll be discussing an app that has changed the way people use the internet.
Psiphon: The Circumvention Tool
Psiphon is an android app developed by Psipon Inc, in order to provide an extra layer of security to the internet users. During the initial stages, only a few people used to have Psiphon installed on their smartphones. However, over time, slowly people got to know about the Psiphon android app and its usefulness. That’s all, within a matter of few weeks, the app became so popular that almost every smartphone had the app installed on their device. Even today, millions of users have Psiphon installed on their devices to secure themselves on the web.
Here’s a short description of Psiphon in case if you didn’t know it already. I guess every one of you has come across the term “VPN” (Virtual Private Network) which will help in spoofing your IP address when you browse the internet. Psiphon is a kind of VPN that not only establishes a secure connection network but also helps in accessing all the censored or blocked websites. There are thousands of websites that may have been blocked by your ISP or due to geographical restrictions, you cannot access such sites without changing your IP address.
But with the help of Psiphon, you can easily fake your IP address and get access to all the censored, blocked, unwanted sites without any issues. Also, your connection to the web is secured when you use Psiphon. No one will be able to break in between you and the server, whatever the information you share with the server will be private and encrypted. So, basically, Psiphon ensures that you’re safe from hackers, stealers by adding an extra security layer when you browse the web.
Doesn’t that sound interesting? The popularity of Psiphon is so astounding that people nowadays have started searching for ways to install Psiphon on their computers and laptops as well. However, it’s not that easy to get Psiphon working on your PC, it’s a tricky process which many of you might not know. But don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for, by the end of this article, you will have Psiphon working on your Computer or laptop.
How To Download Psiphon 3 On PC
Well, the process of getting the Psiphon application on a smartphone is easy, all it takes is just one click to download and install. However, that’s not the case when you try to install it on your PC. In most cases, you would get confused during the installation process and most probably end up dropping the idea of getting Psiphon on your PC.
But, with the help of our method, you will be able to install Psiphon on any windows based laptop computer regardless of the windows version. However, before we jump into the installation, there are some minimum requirements that you should take care of in order to install the Psiphon on your system.
First of all, you need to have an active internet connection on your PC to download the installation files. Secondly, you must ensure that the Windows version you’re using is 7 or higher like Windows 8, 10 etc. You can still try this method on old windows versions such as XP, Vista, but we cannot guarantee the proper functioning of the application.
Installation Process Of Psiphon 3 On PC
The installation process is quite simple, you just have to download the installation file of Psiphon and run it as an administrator and follow the instructions to complete the process. That’s all. In case, if you’re not sure how to proceed, then here’s a simple guide for you.
- Go ahead and download the .exe file of Psiphon 3 on your Computer or Laptop from the official site. (Less than 50 MB size) (Insert: https://psiphon.ca)
- Once the installation file is downloaded, open up the “Downloads”, navigate to the file and just right click on it,
- Now select “Run as Admin or Administrator” option to start the installation process of Psiphon 3.
- During the installation, you will have to agree with the “Terms and Conditions” and select the location of installation.
- After completing all the necessary steps, the installation will begin and should take only a couple of seconds to finish.
That’s all, once the installation is completed, you can launch the app on your PC to establish a secure connection to the web. Just make sure you have an active internet connection on your Pc for the application to function.
I guess Psiphon 3 is a great application to secure yourself from hackers and stalkers on the web. You can also activate the VPN mode in your browser or the whole device using the Psiphon so that you will be able to tunnel the whole connection or just browser level. It’s a great tool to prevent any online attacks from happening. Do let us know what you think about this awesome tool after using it in the comments section.