To choose a VPN protocol manually, start by disconnecting from the ExtremeVPN application. When done, you can see the available protocols by disabling the option for Automatic Protocol selection.
The type of VPN protocol you use affects the performance and stability of your connection. Choose the right protocol when connecting to a VPN server that will select the most suitable connection settings for you.
However, ExtremeVPN recommends using the automatic protocol for optimal settings. You can switch protocols manually; if that doesn’t work.
Wireguard offers a quick and secure VPN connection commonly used for internet browsing and streaming.
UDP is mostly used for streaming and downloading. It offers a fast VPN connection with medium encryption.
TCP is more stable, although slightly slower, and is typically used for web browsing.
IKEv2 is among the fastest VPN protocols for streaming and downloading, providing a steady connection.
How to switch between protocols? Follow the steps below. 👇
Connect to Fallback: If you are unable to connect using your desired protocol, this option will connect you to the next best available alternative.
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