Surfshark offers numerous remarkable features. The following sections will take a deep dive into all prominent features and functionalities.
First and foremost, Surfshark’s CleanWeb feature is worth mentioning as it blocks malware & ads even before they load. CleanWeb can also save your mobile data and boost your browsing speeds. More importantly, you will be protected in the face of phishing attacks.
Typically, the CleanWeb feature is disabled when you download your Surfshark VPN. You need to enable it to enjoy its functionalities. To this end, you are required to follow two steps:
- Open the Surfshark application and go to “Features.”
- Check the box or toggle the switch on.
Using a Surfshark VPN, you can protect innumerable devices. Connect and use all family devices at the same time.
Usually, it is called “Split Tunneling” but in the case of Surfshark, it is known as “Whitelister.” In fact, Whitelister allows clients to route some of their device traffic or application via an encrypted VPN. However, other devices or applications will have direct access to the internet. See below Surfshark’s Whitelister:
With Whitelister, you can access connected devices such as printers without any interruptions, utilize online gaming, banking, and other services without shutting down your VPN, and select which websites and apps are protected by your VPN. Furthermore, Whitelister allows you to use disparate IP addresses simultaneously and provide you with full speed on safe websites.
Surfshark offers a VPN Kill Switch that is an automatic deactivation button used to disconnect the internet connection on a system level if the VPN connection drops suddenly or unexpectedly. Below is the list of some additional benefits of Surfshark’s Kill Switch:
- Encrypted traffic
- Protected identity in the face of snoopers and hackers
- Ensured security and privacy in a heavily restricted country
- Invisible torrent downloads to ISP
Safe and tension-free internet