Surfshark Setup: How to Download & Install for iOS

In this quick guide, we will see a step-by-step procedure to download and Install Surfshark on iOS.

Surfshark is the most resilient VPN providing the most power-packed features at very cheap prices. Its ability to unblock the streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, BBC iPlayer, and many more. In fact, one of the Reddit recommended VPN that can easily unblock torrent sites in any country.

It’s very simple to set up for windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and simultaneously you can connect unlimited devices. You can either switch to OpenVPN or WireGuard for 🔥faster speeds and better encryption with AES-256 bit (military-grade encryption).

You can choose from 3200+ vast server networks, though there won’t be a specified server for torrenting or streaming. You can connect to the fastest server with a single click.

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  • 3200+ Servers in 65 Countries
  • Standard AES 256-bit encryption with OpenVPN, WireGuard and IKEv2 protocols
  • Whitelister and Cleanweb feature
  • Multihop mode to stream the content in high quality without buffering.
  • Static IP Addressess available
  • Reliable Kill Switch
  • No Log Policy
  • Unlimited device connections.
  • 7 Days free trail & 30 days refund policy

Despite its feature, they also offer 30 days money-back guarantee to taste their service and in case you don’t find Surfshark worthy for your hard-earned then you can claim the refund anytime. So, I will say you must give it a try.

🎯Continue reading to know how to get this VPN for free

Steps to download and install Surfshark

  1. Get the subscription if you have not already from Surfshark website
  2. Now open App-store and search for Surfshark, now click on “Get” button. download Surfshark from app-store
  3. Now open the surfshark VPN app installed on your device and click on exsiting user to enter credentials.Surfshark iOS App login
  4. Now you will land on the Home Screen, with a connect button on the bottom (Quickly connects to fastest server).Surfshark-VPN-Home-Screen (iOS) (1)
  5. Now clikc on quick connect to quickly connect to the fastest server near you (Here i got connected to US).Surfshark connected to US (iOS))
  6. Also, you can explore and connect to specific server by clicking on 🌐 icon on the bottom. Surfshark Servers (iOS) (1)

Some interesting features of Surfshark on iOS


When you need another layer of encryption, Surfshark is 👍right there offering a Multi-Hop feature so that no one knows that VPN IP you are connected to. This feature is more like VPN Chaining, in simpler terms connecting to two VPNs like a chain.

This will 🔥boost the security compared to using a single VPN, more useful for journalists or when dealing with sensitive information between destinations.

Kill Switch

A kill switch will stop the internet when your VPN server connection is down.

A kill switch is an essential VPN feature to ensure that your identity & browsing data are hidden from ISP and surveillance groups. While some VPNs remove this feature on their windows platforms, Surfshark is one of these that still care about their users.


Very few VPNs offer inbuilt antivirus support to scan for any kind of trojan entering your device. Internet is the main hideout for antivirus where hackers or attackers create & inject viruses to your favorite files. So once you are completed downloading the file there starts the game.

But with this built-in antivirus, you can scan for any kind of “Potential Threat” to your device with a single click and save your device from being spoiled. But we don’t know how frequently they update the virus signature, but you can also try scanning your file on VirusTotal and ensure that it’s 🤗safe.

Protocol Configuration

Once you are connected to a server, your identity & everything will be channeled through a secure encrypted tunnel built based on these protocols. More commonly called VPN encryption, only a few VPNs in the market provides various protocol to choose from for the best VPN experience. 🛡️Security & 🚀Speeds will be on ⚖️Wiktionary, know which protocol suites well for you (OpenVPN or WireGuard).

It’s not as simple as that to change the protocol with one single click like in Android and Windows. You need manual configuration, here is the simple procedure.

  1. Visit Surfshark login on your iOS device and click on manual setup.
  2. Choose the profile you want to download OpenVPN, IKEv2, etc. Click on the download button.
  3. Now open your settings and click on profile downloaded and then click on install button.
  4. Now you will get a prompt displaying successfully installed with a ✔️mark (process is completed).IKEv2 Configuration Installed iOS

Surfshark for Free (Upto 2 Years)

While most of the other VPN providers are offering 30 days money-back guarantee program, Surfshark VPN also provides an additional benefit of getting it for free 2 Years. To get this offer your friend needs to use your referral link before taking a subscription and should complete 30 days. Then both of you will get this VPN free for 2 years.

🎯Tip: To know more features read Surfshark Full Review

FAQs Related to Surfshark

What is a VPN?

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a software tool that hides your identity and keeps you away from ISP or government tracking (Surveillance groups) by changing your device IP Address. So, you can surf the internet without any limitations or restrictions. Stream, torrent, unblock websites.

Can Surfshark Unblock Netflix?

Yes, it can unblock Netflix like a piece of cake along with that it can unblock BBC iPlayer and Amazon Prime too. We have a detailed guide on how to change the Netflix region, Amazon Prime Region.

How good is Surfshark for torrenting?

There is no doubt, Surfshark is one of the best VPN for torrenting that stops ISP throttling and gives you full speed to download the best torrents available in different categories like games, movies, shows, software, ebook, music, etc.

How many simultaneous device connections?

You can connect any number of devices you can with one account subscription. Keep in mind that connecting & using VPN-connected devices simultaneously will slow down your internet speed.

How good is Surfshark for streaming?

Surfshark is one of the best VPN for streaming. though using a VPN will slightly slower your speeds or can boost your speeds. You can use some best streaming tops to enhance your experience.

Can I get Surfshark VPN for free?

Yes!, you can get this premium VPN for free. For that you need to refer a friend who will use this VPN for 30 days, then both of you will get this VPN for free for 2 Years. Also, you can try their 30 days money-back guarantee program to taste their service. If you don’t like the service then you can get an instant refund.

About Nandam Sreenivasulu

Nandam Sreenivasulu is passionate about cybersecurity and tech lover believes in Internet freedom for all. Loves to watch animes in his free time and explore more about the latest animes.

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