Surfshark Free Trial Only Available on iOS and Android

Last Updated: December 11, 2019
Muhammad Hamza Shahid

Muhammad Hamza Shahid

Surfshark does indeed offer a 7-day free trial, but only to those customers, who download their apps from the Google and Apple Play Stores.

Surfshark Free Trial

Launched in 2018, Surfshark is a newcomer that defies all odds to offer a commendable service; matching those of top providers in the marketplace. Based in British Virgin Islands, the VPN is incredibly reliable, fast, and secure.

It successfully manages to unblock VoDs like Netflix, bypass “The Great Firewall” in China (a difficult feat to achieve), and as a first in the industry offers unlimited simultaneous connections (on a single subscription).

Does Surfshark offer a free trial? Yes, it does provide a 7-day free trial, but only to those using iOS and Android. For more details, continue reading…

How to Avail Surfshark’s 7-Day Free Trial?

  1. Download the Surfshark app from the Google or Apple Play Store.
  2. Launch the app and click on the “Start Free Trial” button.
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  3. You will now be redirected to a “sign up” page on the app.
  4. Enter a valid email address and password.
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  5. Select a suitable plan (I recommend going for the $1.99/mo. on a 2-year plan)
  6. Type in your payment details (you will not get charged if you cancel within 7-days)
  7. Tap the “Subscribe” option and you will be logged into your 7-day free trial account.

Features You Get with Surfshark’s 7-Day Free Trial

After getting access to Surfshark’s 7-day free trial or premium account, you gain access to a huge list of features to fulfill all basic and advanced needs of using a VPN service.

Server Spread

The provider offers its users more than 1040+ servers in 60+ countries around the world, which work for unblocking streaming platforms and even websites in regressive countries like China, Iran, Iraq, UAE, Turkey, etc.


Surfshark is among the only few providers in the marketplace that successfully unblocks VoDs like Netflix US, BBC iPlayer UK, Disney Plus, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Sling TV, and many more.

24/7 Live Chat

Surfshark offers a reliable 24/7 live chat service that allows users to receive instant support, if they encounter any issues while using the service. It is way more lenient than going through troubleshooting guides or lengthy FAQ sections.


The BVI-based VPN offers native apps for all popular platforms/devices. This includes WindowsMacAndroidiOSSamsung Smart TVsApple TVsXbox OneFirestick, and even a dedicated add-on for Kodi.

Protocols & Encryption

Surfshark uses the strong OpenVPN protocol with AES-256-GCM encryption on desktop apps, while iOS apps app features a kill switch and now supports both IKEv2 and OpenVPN. Overall, you receive good security.

No Logging Policy

The BVI-based provider has undergone a thorough audit on their browser applications by Cure53. It shows the provider stores no logs, which is why the VPN even shares a warrant canary (which is clear as of December 12, 2019).

What To Do After the 7-Day Free Trial Ends?

Surfshark will typically subscribe you to the plan you selected before getting their “free trial”. In circumstances, you cancel within 7-days, users can still avail a 30-day money back guarantee.

The process does not require any rocket science. You will simply subscribe to any plan from Surfshark and cancel within 30-days to avail the refund. Depending on the payment method, the refund time may vary.

Wrapping Things Up

Undoubtedly, Surfshark is one of the best VPN services in the marketplace currently. As such, the provider offering a 7-day free trial in times where only a few do is quite remarkable to say the least.

I hope this guide proved helpful to those looking for more information on how to avail the free trial on iOS and Android. Nevertheless, if you encounter any issues, do not hesitate on dropping a comment below.

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