iPhone users may be getting a scary warning from their phones claiming that their VPN could be filtering or monitoring their traffic. We’ll explain why iOS sends you this notification and why it doesn’t actually mean your traffic is being filtered.
Jun 18, 2019 · 2 min read
“All network activity on this iPhone may be filtered or monitored when using VPN.”
This notification is a default iPhone message that apps – including ours – can’t modify. It explains how VPN connections can be abused and notifies users when an app is trying to form a VPN connection, so it’s a welcome security feature.
The wording of the notification, however, seems to suggest that this might be the case for your NordVPN connection as well. However, we will never filter or censor your connection, and here’s why:
The only exception would be our Cybersec feature, which filters out malicious websites and warns users before they enter them. However, users are fully in control of this feature and can turn it on and off at will.
So when you see this default iPhone notification, don’t worry – it just means that your iPhone is looking out for you. Your connection with NordVPN will still be totally private and under your control.
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