PureVPN Virtual Network Provider: Price, plans and features

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Unlock a world of movies, music, TV shows and games. Keep your personal information and browsing data confidential and do it all for a great price. PureVPN offers a comprehensive VPN service with an impressive list of features like the number of servers in different countries.

PureVPN offers VPN easy to use and affordable VPN services for business and everyday consumers. You can find out more about PureVPN and their services on this page.

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What are PureVPN's pricing and plans?

PureVPN offer the one VPN service. The longer you sign up, the cheaper the subscription gets. The 12 month VPN plan gives the best value for money.

Plan Length Plan CostMain Features
1 Month$10.95 - per monthThis is the most expensive plan from PureVPN.
6 Months$53.70 - every 6 monthsCheaper than the monthly subscription with the same list of features.
12 Months$49.95 - every 12 monthsThis plan works out to be only $4.16 per month, which is pretty good value when you think about the free SmartDNS service when you sign up.

How do I set up SmartDNS on a Mac?

The process to set up a SmartDNS varies depending on your operating system. Here are some steps on how to do it on a Mac.

  • Log in to the PurnVPN Client Area.
  • Once you’ve logged in, look for the SmartDNS menu option in the Quick Navigation menu.
  • Get your local IP. A quick Google search for ‘what’s my IP’ will let you know what your IP address is.
  • On the PureVPN SmartDNS page, copy your local IP address to the option titled ‘IP to Whitelist’. Click on ‘Allow your IP’.

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  • Go back to the ‘Network’ menu in ‘System Preferences’.
  • Open the ‘Network’ menu and click on the ‘DNS’ Network menu option.

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  • Click on the ‘+’ icon in the DNS menu to add a primary and secondary DNS.

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  • Copy and paste the PureVPN SmartDNS Primary and Secondary DNS from the PureVPN Client Area into the Network DNS Servers area.
  • Apply the setting.

If you have a system other than Mac, you can find out how to setup SmartDNS for your system on the PureVPN website.

PureVPN pros and cons

  • 24/7 live chat - Live chat is a fantastic way of getting your troubleshooting problems fixed. You get assistance from a human who can walk you through whatever problem you’re facing. The PureVPN live chat ‘Technical Support Executive we spoke to was knowledgeable and able to answer any of our questions about the PureVPN service.
  • Short period for money back guarantee - PureVPN give you a three day money back guarantee. If you subscribe to their service and you change your mind, you can get your money back in the first three days. Other providers offer a seven day money back guarantee.

What are the benefits of using PureVPN?

A PureVPN subscription can give these benefits:

  • Unlimited data transfer - PureVPN offers unlimited data downloads and uploads using through their VPN service. You can stream as many hours of TV or watch as many movies as you can manage.
  • Multiple devices - You can add up to five devices to your PureVPN account. This means you can log on in your computer your mobile devices and benefit from internet privacy and security no matter the device you’re using.
  • Anonymity - Privacy can be precious on the internet. A VPN service masks your IP address and hides you browsing data. PureVPN services are completely untraceable and anonymous.

What is a Smart DNS?

SmartDNS is a great way to access content from all over the world without sacrificing on your connection speed. SmartDNS unblocks particular streaming channels on your Internet Service Provider’s IP address so you can access multi-region websites.

PureVPN gives you free SmartDNS when you get the 12-month subscription.

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Shirley Liu is a program manager at finder, formerly the publisher for Banking and Investments. She is passionate about helping people make an informed decision, save money and find the best deal for their needs.

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    EdFebruary 14, 2016

    To me it seems you are implying that(regarding geo restricted content) even though these are supposed to provide complete anonymity one could be identified, so whats the point?

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      BrodieFebruary 25, 2016Staff

      Hi Ed,

      Different VPN providers have different privacy policies in place. While most pride themselves on their “no data log” policies, there are some that keep basic account information or even browsing data for a limited time. We only suggest that you do your research before signing up if privacy is a concern for you. Over at our VPN comparison, we had a few providers comment on their data log policies, so that’s a good place to start.

      All the best,

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    EdFebruary 14, 2016

    What does it matter regarding legality of accessing geo restrict data
    if ones anonymity is assured?


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      BrodieFebruary 17, 2016Staff

      Hi Ed,

      We’re just covering all bases. Sure, your identity is concealed, but that doesn’t stop a VPN provider from cancelling your service (and potentially putting you out of pocket if you have prepaid) if you’re found to be dodging geo-blocking or torrenting through their services. Very few VPN providers have policies that restrict you from torrenting/dodging geo-blocking, but some do (and they don’t tend to make it obvious).


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    LexSeptember 28, 2015

    I want to purchase a 12 month subscription in australia will it include the smart DNS option free? and how do i checkout in australian dollars

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    LezAugust 26, 2015

    Can you tell me the price for a 12month subscription in Australian dollars

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      BrodieAugust 27, 2015Staff

      Hi Lez,

      PureVPN costs $49.95 AUD for a 12-month subscription.



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    August 8, 2015

    More on the vpn issue. I use chromecast and when using the vpn the connection to the chromecast becomes flakey. Is there a vpn service that works with chromecast and the Netflix app? Or a config with purevpn that works. Thanks

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      BrodieAugust 10, 2015Staff

      Hi Lawrence,

      We don’t know of any Issues when using Chromecast with Pure VPN. You might be best off visiting their website for live chat support. Alternatively, you could try Hide My Ass or Vypr VPN (both compatible with Chromecast).



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    LawrenceJuly 14, 2015

    Using the vpn service with various iPhone apps such as Netflix has not worked as Netflix app was unable to connect. I was using hide my ass with USA Netflix. The port config stopped it from working.
    What issues are there for purevpn that means these apps may not work.

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      BrodieJuly 17, 2015Staff

      Hi Lawrence,

      Something may have gone wrong during the setup of your VPN. Follow these steps below:

      1. Select “Settings” on your iPhone > “General” > “VPN
      2. Select “Add VPN configuration…
      3. Tap “L2TP” at the top of the screen
      4. Type “PureVPN” in the Description field > Type “Netflix-us.purevpn.net” in the Server field > Insert your PureVPN username into the Account field.
      5. Switch RDA SecurID to “Off”
      6. Enter your PureVPN password into the Password field
      7. Enter “12345678” into the Secret field
      8. Switch Send All Traffic to “On”
      9. Tap Save in the top-right corner of the screen
      10. Select VPN and Turn on VPNAdd

      Now try using the Netflix app again and let me know if you have any further issues.



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    CharlesApril 25, 2015

    When start with PureVPN I added my isp information into the whitelist. Is this the correct method or have I let them see what is transpiring over the link.

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      BrodieApril 30, 2015Staff

      Hey Charles,

      I take it you’re setting PureVPN up manually on your PC? Adding your IP address to the whitelist is part of the process. Adding your IP address to the whitelist just identifies you as ‘spam free’ so you can freely browse the web.

      Hope this helped!



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