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Old 25-04-2019, 04:49 PM   #2776
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But thanks to your ios subscription tips, i managed to do it. only thing is i had to use VPN else they won't let me subscribe.

Thanks again!
You are welcome. Later I paid for QQ Music 绿钻豪华版 myself for RMB120 one year when they had the promotion, using my WeChat pay, on Android phone.
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Old 25-04-2019, 05:02 PM   #2777
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They really don't have loads of openvpn. I use their app usually which does a decent job. What type of security are you worried about? Speed is ok I guess. I can hit my usual 20-30mbps on their torrent server.
Thank you for the feedback. Appreciated. So speeds are acceptable.

Looks like a 1Gbps connection will always be an overkill.

With regards to the security query, was checking up on VPN protocols on a few websites.

Almost all say to use OpenVPN and to stay away from PPTP.

https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/vpn-protocol-comparison-pptp-vs-l2tp-vs-openvpn-vs-sstp-vs-ikev2/

https://thebestvpn.com/pptp-l2tp-openvpn-sstp-ikev2-protocols/

https://www.comparitech.com/vpn/protocols/

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Old 25-04-2019, 05:44 PM   #2778
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20-30mb/s or MB/s? a lot of difference leh lol

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Old 25-04-2019, 05:45 PM   #2779
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Thank you for the feedback. Appreciated. So speeds are acceptable.

Looks like a 1Gbps connection will always be an overkill.

With regards to the security query, was checking up on VPN protocols on a few websites.

Almost all say to use OpenVPN and to stay away from PPTP.

https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/vpn-protocol-comparison-pptp-vs-l2tp-vs-openvpn-vs-sstp-vs-ikev2/

https://thebestvpn.com/pptp-l2tp-openvpn-sstp-ikev2-protocols/

https://www.comparitech.com/vpn/protocols/
Oh the tunnel. Well I can ask the support what they use for their app for you.
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Old 25-04-2019, 06:45 PM   #2780
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Oh the tunnel. Well I can ask the support what they use for their app for you.
Cool. Any feedback you might have would be very helpful.

Thank you.
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Old 25-04-2019, 07:35 PM   #2781
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Megabyte/s
mbps = megabits/s

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Old 25-04-2019, 08:09 PM   #2782
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Cool. Any feedback you might have would be very helpful.

Thank you.
I've checked.

The app will depend on the type of tunnel you chose under windows adapter. For me the default was IKEv2.

And they do have openvpn:
https://support.ivacy.com/kb/openvpn...linux-and-mac/

Just tried that and it does work with my account.
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Old 25-04-2019, 09:43 PM   #2783
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I've checked.

The app will depend on the type of tunnel you chose under windows adapter. For me the default was IKEv2.

And they do have openvpn:
https://support.ivacy.com/kb/openvpn...linux-and-mac/

Just tried that and it does work with my account.
Okay. Thanks a lot.
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Old 25-04-2019, 09:45 PM   #2784
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realised that many countries latency damn high only 1-2 countries have low latency
quite limited when it comes to speed
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Old 26-04-2019, 10:42 AM   #2785
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any one can help? i've tried using windscribe (free version) to watch netflix, however got the error msg saying ip blocked or smth.

i'm wondering does the paid version have this issue?
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Old 26-04-2019, 10:50 AM   #2786
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BTW, my old comments about Wechat Pay is no longer true, they start to put restrictions on those accounts without linking to a China bank account. So new sign up no longer can top up. Existing users can still spend whatever they have but may lose the ability to top up any time.
wechat angbao still working leh
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Old 26-04-2019, 10:51 AM   #2787
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Well, I'll just chip in, i bought ExpressVPN and i couldn't be happier. Yes its a bit more expensive, but so far , worth it.
Some speed tests i ran this morning.
My torrents from home were between 5-20Mbps on a small test i did.
I can use Netflix USA as well, so it unblocks region locks which is awesome, Mullvad didn't do this for me.

Source: Singapore
VPN: ExpressVPN
Connection Type: 4G (speeds vary due to network usage between test 1 and 2 - 10 min apart )
SpeedTest: SpeedTest app on Mate 10 Pro
Test Mode: Single Connection (Recommended by the App for VPN testing)

Test 1:
No VPN:
Down 28Mbps, Up: 22Mbps

Singapore Server:
Down: 28Mbps, Up: 23Mbps

USA Los Angelas server:
Down: 27Mbps , Up 16.7Mbps

South African Server:
Down: 27Mbps, Up: 5Mbps

Test 2:
No VPN (Singtel):
Down 40.5Mbps, Up: 22Mbps

Singapore Server (Singtel):
Down: 36.5Mbps, Up: 14Mbps

USA Los Angelas server (Frontia):
Down: 33.3Mbps , Up 16.7Mbps

South African Server (Vodacom):
Down: 39.7Mbps, Up: 5Mbps

--Edit
just ran a random speedtest connected to america again, 50Mbps down.
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Old 26-04-2019, 11:32 AM   #2788
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wechat angbao still working leh
https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/c...708797-35.html

Read the above thread. My main Wechat account is still working as well. But slowly slowly they are tightening the control.
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Old 27-04-2019, 10:34 AM   #2789
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I've checked.

The app will depend on the type of tunnel you chose under windows adapter. For me the default was IKEv2.

And they do have openvpn:
https://support.ivacy.com/kb/openvpn...linux-and-mac/

Just tried that and it does work with my account.
Subscribed to Ivacy in the end. So far it works well in my browser as well as my phone.

On my desktop, it seems to always connect to the same server in the US that is slow. Even when I select a Singapore server or any other country. Did you have this problem?
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Old 27-04-2019, 11:57 AM   #2790
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any reviews on pure VPN? hwz ads showing quite cheap sub for a year. 23usd for 1 year.
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