Cloudflare introduces free VPN service in 1.1.1.1 DNS app

The 1.1.1.1 DNS

Last year, Cloudflare launched an interesting product which is 1.1.1.1 DNS service. It is a free service which focuses on speed and privacy, 1.1.1.1 harnesses the power of the huge and widely distributed infrastructure built worldwide by Cloudflare to provide the fastest DNS service.

Looking at the current Cloudflare infrastructure, you can see they have many data center in the world.

Cloudflare network map

Warp – the free VPN service

Today, Cloudflare introduced another service which is called Warp. They call Warp a “VPN for people who don’t know what V.P.N. stands for”.

Technically, it is a VPN application still. However, it is a more advanced one than any other provider because it is designed from the beginning for mobile devices that switch a lot between networks. There are also other benefits which you can read from their official blog post. It is a long blog post which covers all the information that you might want to know.

Should we use Cloudflare Warp?

Warp’s strengths are that it is backed by a company that operates one of the largest networks on the planet and that it will become a part of the 1.1.1.1 on mobile for ease of use. Users don’t have to sign up for it if they use the free version similar to how Opera’s browser VPN works. The difference is that Warp works globally while Opera’s solution only in the browser. So yes, why don’t we use it? Let’s give a try.

Also, Cloudflare promises, in regards to the always hot topic privacy, that

  • browsing data won’t be sold or used for targeted advertising.
  • user-identifiable log data is not written to disk.
  • that users may use Warp without supplying their name, phone number or email address.
  • that it will hire third-party auditors to make sure the service delivers what is promised.

How to use Cloudflare Warp?

If you’re interested in 1.1.1.1 with Warp, you can install the mobile app for Android or for iOS right now, and sign up for the waitlist. Some may not see the option to join the waitlist yet as update propagation takes some time usually.

Install 1.1.1.1 app to get in the waiting list

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