The Mullvad Blog

Keep up to date on developments at Mullvad. New versions of our app, security updates, job posts – find it all here.

Support for custom DNS servers launched

15 April 2021  FEATURES

We now offer support for custom DNS server configuration on the desktop and Android versions of the Mullvad VPN app. We haven’t yet evaluated this option for iOS. Read more

SOCKS for expats – try ours on for a better browsing experience

8 April 2021  FEATURES

If you’ve got your feet (and your browsing habits) planted in two different countries, you might want to try our SOCKS proxy – utilitarian but beautifully knitted together with our WireGuard® servers. Read more

Four-month drought is over! New Android release is here (2021.1-beta1)

6 April 2021  NEWS

While you’ve been waiting, we’ve been busy! Read about the latest Mullvad VPN app release for Android, which includes support for custom (local) DNS servers, Burmese translation and more. Read more

Step up your privacy game with encrypted email (not just for techies)

31 March 2021  PRIVACY

As a kid, did you also assign each letter of the alphabet to another and write secret messages to your friends, perhaps even invisibly with lemon juice? Read more

Update: A minor change in our Terms of service

22 March 2021  NEWS

As strong believers in privacy and as allergic to any static information we made a minor change in our Terms of service. Port forwarding is no longer allowed on an account with an active subscription. Read more

Fresh catch: iOS release (2021.1) swims upstream


Be part of the bigger picture! Simply get the newest release of the Mullvad VPN app for iOS, and you’ll have some updated code in your pocket that we’ve made available to the wider community. Read more

Making ourselves more instantly available in central Europe

16 March 2021  NEWS

Hallo Deutschland, Österreich, Nederland en België! Coucou la Belgique ! Witaj Polsko! Announcing Mullvad’s biggest payment method expansion ever: now you can top up your account with either giropay, EPS, iDEAL, Bancontact or Przelewy24. Read more

Mullvad DoH and DoT – beta release


We have released a beta of our encrypted DNS. Hosted and created by us, an audited non-logging VPN service. We are thirsting for your input before we take this service to the next level. Read more

Don’t duck the issue – consider your privacy and search engines

24 February 2021  PRIVACY TIPS

Is your search engine tracking and saving your every query? If this sounds like an invasion of your privacy, give them the slip by using a privacy-friendly alternative. Read more

Long-awaited feature introduced to desktop app (2021.1)

11 February 2021  NEWS

This stable release for desktop makes using custom (local) DNS servers a reality! Get the latest Mullvad VPN app for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Read more

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