4 Best Free Open Source VPN For Android Apps

Here is a list of best free open source VPN for Android. VPN or Virtual Private Network is a service that makes its users anonymous and protects their information from ad bots. It also helps users remove country-specific restrictions like banned websites, banned apps, etc. You can easily find many free VPN apps on the Playstore. Although, if you are looking for free open source VPN apps, then check out this article. The source code of these VPN apps is freely available that anyone can download and make changes to it.

Most of these apps provide a system VPN on your Android device. That means all the applications and services of your Android device will access the internet through a VPN. Although some app, only provide VPN within their interface. To enable VPN in your device, most of these apps use free VPN nodes or servers. According to their requirements, users can connect to a freely available VPN node to enable VPN in their device. After connecting to a VPN, these apps show stats like upload speed, download speed, server Ip address, ping, etc. At any time, users can also switch between multiple available free VPN nodes. Go through the list to know more about these apps.

My Favorite Open Source VPN For Android App:

Sentinel Lite is my favorite app because it offers a large number of free VPN servers or nodes. Plus, it offers end to end encryption and doesn’t store any user data.

You can also check out lists of best free Open Source Android LauncherOpen Source Camera App, and Open Source Messaging App for Android.

Sentinel Lite

Sentinel Lite is a free open source VPN for Android app. It is a decentralized VPN app that doesn’t store any browsing history and user data. It also comes with multiple inbuilt VPN nodes (servers) with which users can connect, to enable VPN on their Android device. Let’s take a brief look at the primary features of this open source VPN app.

Main Features:

  • Multiple Nodes: This app offers multiple nodes situated in different parts of the world namely North America (51 nodes), Europe (68 nodes), Asia (12 nodes), and Oceania (10 nodes).
  • Quick Connect: Using it, users can quickly connect to any random node without wasting any time.
  • End to End Encrypted: This VPN app provides end to end encryption so that no personal data can leak to the internet. To encrypt the connection, it uses AES 256 CDC algorithm.
  • Network Status: After the successful VPN connection, users can view download speed, upload speed, data usage, latency, etc., network information.

Final Thoughts:

It is one of the best free open source VPN for Android app through which users can easily connect with various VPN nodes.

OpenVPN Connect

OpenVPN Connect is a free open source VPN for Android, Windows, macOS, and Linux. It is mainly a VPN client, that users can connect with both free and paid VPN servers. If you want to connect this client with a free VPN server then, you can check out VPNBook website. On this website, users can find various free VPN servers and accounts that they can download and configure with this client.

The process to configure a VPN server with this VPN client app is simple. First, download a free VPN server file. After that, launch this app and import the downloaded OVPN server file. Next, provide the username and password (present in the VPNBook website) of the server to enable VPN on an Android device. Now, check out the main features of this open source VPN app.

Main Features:

  • VPN Profiles: In this VPN client app, users can add multiple free and paid VPN profiles. Plus, it also makes it easy for users to switch between profiles.
  •  Proxy: In this app, users can also add proxy hosts to divert internet traffic through one or more proxy servers.
  • Connection Stats: It shows all the internet stats like download speed, upload speed, internet speed graph, server IP, port number, and more.
  • Log File: It contains information about all the connections with different profiles. An option to share the log file is also present in it.

Final Thoughts:

It is another good open source VPN for Android app that gives users the flexibility to connect with various VPN servers.

VPN Gate Connector

VPN Gate Connector is another free open source VPN for Android. This app provides many free VPN servers present in various parts of the world. According to their requirements, users can easily select a server and enable the VPN on their Android device. Now, look at the primary features of this app.

Main Features:

  • VPN Server List: On its main interface, users can view a list of free VPN servers situated in different countries such as Japan, US, Korea, and more.
  • Server Information: With each free VPN server, users also get their information such as IP Address, Hostname, Score, Uptime, Ping, Session, and more.
  • Connect to Server: By selecting a server and tapping on the connect to this server button, users can enable VPN on their device.
  •  Search: Using it, users can search for a specific VPN server using its country name, Hostname, or Operator name.
  • Filter: It is another handy tool through which users can filter VPN servers according to their ping, speed, and session time.


  • The free version of this app shows ads on its interface. To remove ads, users need to purchase its premium version.

Final Thoughts:

It is another good open source VPN for Android app that comes with multiple free VPN servers and provide a system-wide VPN service.

Tor Browser

Tor Browser is another free open source VPN for Android, macOS, and Windows. As its name implies, it is mainly a web browser that comes with a built-in VPN. Through this app, users can anonymously browse the internet and protect themselves from all types of ad tracker bots. To provide the VPN service, it uses the Tor network that consists of thousands of nodes and bridges to protect user identity and their activity over the internet. Now, check out its main features.

Main Features:

  • Block Trackers: This app blocks all ad trackers and bots that collect users’ browsing data.
  • Resist Fingerprinting: This feature protects users from getting identified over the internet.
  • Multi-Layered Encryption: This app encrypts all the traffic multiple times by directly passing the traffic through the Tor network.

Additional Features:

  • Library: Using it, users can manage bookmarks, history, and downloads.
  • Customize: It allows users to add various shortcuts like add-on menu, history,  etc., over the main interface.


  • This VPN app doesn’t enable system-wide VPN service. It only provides VPN within its interface.

Final Thoughts:

It is another good open source VPN for Android app that allows users to securely and anonymously browse the internet.

Naveen Kushwaha
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