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NordVPN for Android: Release notes

Catch up with the latest releases of the NordVPN app for Android. Each time we pack a new version and push the code, we aim to make the app experience better for our 10M-install club. You know what to do to keep your online security on point – always hit that update button.

NordVPN for Android: Release notes

NordVPN 7.2

We’ve tinkered with the internal workings and polished some rough edges. The result? An app that’s better than ever before.

NordVPN 7.1

This update may not bring visible changes, and that’s okay. We’ve been tweaking things under the hood to ensure your NordVPN app runs smoother than ever. It’s the invisible work that often makes the biggest difference.

NordVPN 7.0

Our latest update to Dark Web Monitor lets you track up to 50 email addresses. Whether it’s your work email or that one you created just for online shopping deals – bring them on. We’ll monitor them for leaks and notify you at the first sign of trouble.

NordVPN 6.35

We’ve tinkered with the internal workings and polished some rough edges. The result? An app that’s better than ever before.

NordVPN 6.34

Nothing to report this time, at least nothing you can see. But rest assured — we’re working hard behind the scenes to keep your NordVPN app running smoothly.

NordVPN 6.33

File sharing is now under your thumb — literally. We’ve relocated the file sharing button to a thumb-friendly spot. Plus, all your transfers, at every step of their journey, are gathered in one convenient list.

NordVPN 6.32

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    We’ve clearly marked virtual servers in our country list. This means you know exactly what kind of connection you’re getting – be it a virtual location for a challenging region or a direct line to a physical server.
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    With this release, enjoy secure browsing with Threat Protection, even without a VPN.

NordVPN 6.31

We’re elevating your online security one release at a time. This update comes with improvements and fixes for a top-notch NordVPN experience.

NordVPN 6.30

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    We’ve made it easier to get started with file sharing. Now you can send files and invitations to connect in one go — perfect for when your friend’s device isn’t part of your Meshnet yet.
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    A quick alert will let you know if you need to turn your Meshnet on to receive an incoming file.

NordVPN 6.29

Our updated widget will notify you in advance about any server scheduled for maintenance. This means no more unexpected interruptions – just glance at the widget.

NordVPN 6.28

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    New in Meshnet: You can now personalize your Meshnet devices with custom names, making them easier to identify and remember.
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    The app is dressed in new shades of blue, matching the latest design trends.

NordVPN 6.24-6.27

We’re elevating your online security one release at a time. This update comes with improvements and fixes for a top-notch NordVPN experience.

NordVPN 6.23

We’ve fixed some pesky bugs to make your experience smoother.

NordVPN 6.22

We’ve extended our troubleshooting guide to cover more cases when you might need help.

NordVPN 6.21

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    There’s no place like the home screen. We’ve updated its design so that you can enjoy a more delightful app experience no matter what you do – selecting countries, checking your recent connections, or simply tapping the Quick Connect button to use a VPN.
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    A whole bunch of pesky bugs won’t be bugging you anymore.

NordVPN 6.20

A few fixes here and there to ensure your VPN app works as expected. Update the app now to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

NordVPN 6.19

We’re expanding the horizons of secure file sharing! Now you can send files to your Android TV device – all you need is a NordVPN app with Meshnet enabled.

NordVPN 6.18

Share files via Meshnet anytime! You can now send files to devices even if they’re offline. The files will be delivered once the devices go back online.

NordVPN 6.17

We’ve been working on VPN connection quality improvements, and we’re sending them live with this release.

NordVPN 6.16

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    Meshnet has a refreshed look and feel! Our goal was to make file sharing and traffic routing even more convenient to you. Update the app and try these features to check if we did.
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    Accessibility improvements for the home screen widget.
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    Minor visual and performance fixes for a sleeker app experience.

NordVPN 6.15

We cleaned up the app, adding general stability fixes and improvements to VPN performance.

NordVPN 6.14

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    We’ve been working on Meshnet improvements to make file sharing, managing linked devices, and routing traffic more convenient for you. Now you can see how it went.
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    A bunch of pesky bugs won’t be bugging you anymore.

NordVPN 6.13

We cleaned up the app, adding general stability fixes and improvements to VPN performance.

NordVPN 6.12

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    Unsafe Wi-Fi detection: Get alerts when you connect to an unsecured or weakly secured Wi-Fi network without a VPN.
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    Now you can send and receive files at the same time, as well as see the file transfer history.
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    Split tunneling settings now apply to Meshnet connections too. When you route traffic through another device, your trusted apps will be excluded from the connection tunnel and access the internet directly.
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    A few fixes here and there to ensure your VPN app works as expected.

NordVPN 6.11

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    Customize the home screen widget by choosing between light and dark themes.
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    Reconnect to VPN straight from the home screen widget – no need to open the app.
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    If the NordVPN app gets closed due to battery optimization settings on your device, we’ll let you know about it when you next launch the app. And while we’re on this topic, make sure battery optimization is turned off for the NordVPN app to prevent unexpected VPN connection drops.
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    Minor fixes for smoother app experience.

NordVPN 6.10

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    Fixed: Changing the protocol multiple times no longer breaks your longest connection streak.
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    Fixed: The bug that sometimes prevented adding trusted apps to split tunneling is gone.
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    A bunch of visual and performance improvements.
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    The app is now available in Swedish.

That’s it — time for fika.

NordVPN 6.9

A few fixes here and there to ensure your VPN app works as expected. Update the app now to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

NordVPN 6.8

Some might blame Mercury in retrograde, but we blame bugs that slipped into our app for disturbing your experience in minor yet annoying ways. We’ve caught and sent them to a galaxy far far away.

NordVPN 6.7

We’ve been mostly testing our engines, running performance tests, and tinkering around with the app to ensure that your NordVPN journey is a smooth cruise. What have you been up to?

NordVPN 6.6

Spring cleaning time: To declutter the app’s specialty server menu, you’ll only see those dedicated IP servers where you currently have IPs.

NordVPN 6.5

We’ve launched major Meshnet updates:

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    You can now share files of any size via Meshnet! It’s private and secure. The files you send go to the recipient directly as we don’t store them in any server or cloud. Plus, the data travels through an encrypted connection.
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    The Meshnet feature is now free for everyone.

NordVPN 6.4

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    The Meshnet invitations now show their expiration time.
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    We’ve tripled the referral program reward for you and your friends! Now you get 3 free months of NordVPN for every friend you refer. How does it work? Start by updating your app to the latest version. Then, send a unique referral link to your friend. If your friend buys NordVPN and stays with us for 30 days, you get 3 months and they get up to 3 months of NordVPN.

NordVPN 6.3

If there are things that shouldn’t go unnoticed, they are data breaches putting your personal data at risk. So from now on, a red bubble will appear on the Profile icon if Dark Web Monitor detects new leaks. Take it from feline wisdom: always chase the red dot.

NordVPN 6.2

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    Fixed: In cases when connecting to VPN takes longer than usual, we might have unintentionally put you in an endless loop of connection attempts without letting you cancel them. We’ve noticed this and acted on it: long live the ‘Cancel’ button!
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    Can you link TV devices in Meshnet? Yes, you can. Is there an icon to represent them? Now there is.
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    Minor improvements and fixes here and there.

NordVPN 6.1

We’ve been mostly testing our engines, running performance tests, and tinkering around with the app to ensure that your NordVPN journey is a smooth cruise. What have you been up to?

NordVPN 6.0

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    On your marks, get set – the app launches faster now!
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    On Android 13, the NordVPN app icon adapts to match your device theme.
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    Bugs can be the ultimate buzzkill. We’ve got rid of some pesky ones to start the new year in a cheerful and happy mood.

NordVPN 5.29

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    An additional “Pause” option is now available in all connection cards where you usually see “Disconnect.”
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    Design and usability facelift for Meshnet.
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    When routing traffic through a linked computer via Meshnet, you’ll have access to its local network devices if the linked computer has granted this permission to you.
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    Bugs can be the ultimate buzzkill. We’ve got rid of some pesky ones to keep the holiday spirit high.

NordVPN 5.28

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    You can now pause the VPN connection from the city card.
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    Fixed: Sometimes, the bottom bar would go missing after an unsuccessful attempt to log in. We put on our detective hats and solved the mystery.
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    We made some stability fixes and improvements to VPN and Meshnet performance.

NordVPN 5.27

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    We felt like our home screen widget was missing something. And then it hit us: recent connections! So here they are.
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    Now it should be easier to find a specific country on the list as you can sort it alphabetically or by popularity.
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    You can route your internet traffic through another device in Meshnet while using the NordVPN app in TV mode too. While routing traffic, you’re accessing the internet under the other device’s IP address.

Don’t have the NordVPN app yet? Download it now.