You may think your VPN is working even if your identity and location are leaked. Such leaks may be difficult to detect, so use these tips to see if your VPN is really you protects. Check for IP leaks Turn off your VPN and go to https://nordvpn.com/what-is-my-ip/ to find out your IP address. Then turn your VPN back on and go back to the test website. It should now show a different IP address and the country where your VPN server is located. If the results show your original IP address, it means your VPN is unfortunately leaking. Check for DNS leaks Leakage of your DNS requests can also reveal your identity. So it is advisable to check for any leaks on it https://www.dnsleaktest.com/ If your VPN is enabled, the DNSLeakTest would be the location that you have chosen and should show your new IP. Select Extended Test to dig even deeper. If the results now show your new IP address and the country you chose, you are safe.
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