is it safe to open the trust Wallet on my Android phone while the vpn is on?

So im in a bit of a situation here. Due to ongoing protests where I live (iran) the internet has been severely restricted and connection to foreign websites and servers is only possible through vpns. It’s been like this for over three months now and I haven’t had a look at my wallet since. So was thinking if it would be safe to open it using Lantern vpn. I’m not sure how much information vpns collect but I’m also getting nervous from not checking up on that wallet for so long.
((( I have opened it without connecting to the Lantern vpn but the online functions like showing the price don’t work as in it doesn’t update the price, but it does show the amount of each coin that I have.)))

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Lantern is not an ideal solution because it monitors your activity.

> When you use our Services, **we collect information** sent to us by your computer, mobile phone or other access device. The information sent to us includes, but is not limited to, the following: data about the pages you access, **computer IP address, device ID or unique identifier, device type, geo-location information, computer and connection information, mobile network information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the sites, referral URL, ad data, and standard web log data and other information**. We also **collect information through our use of cookies and web beacons**.

You may also find yourself in legal trouble if your government requests data from them.

>**We may transfer the information** **described in this Statement to**, and process and store it in, the United States and **other countries**, some of which may have less protective data protection laws than the region in which you reside.

If you have an Android device, you might consider Orbot:

This will tunnel all data on your device through the Tor network. To access Tor in Iran, you will first need to configure a Bridge or “Snowflake”:
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You can then open your wallet app as normal.

Stay safe.


You could use Coin Gecko and input the amounts of coins you hold, then you can track your portfolio without needing to access the wallet


Look up your address on a block explorer and then bookmark that page, that way you can just click a link to quickly make sure that everything is still there.

You don’t have to open your wallet to check on it.


As far as I know you should be good OP, I’ve access both Trust and MMask with a VPN on several time and never had any issue. Sorry for your situation :/


VPNs see and log everything you do but Trustwallet connections are encrypted so they’ll only see gibberish.

You already used Trustwallet without a VPN so whatever ISP you were connected to knows that you made Trustwallet connections.

Iranian regime could ask that ISP (or Lantern if you use that) for logs and see that you use Trustwallet but not what’s in it.


Just your a free app like crypto prices on f-droid and add your portfolio details . You won’t have to access your wallet to check the change .


Genuinely curious but If you’ve alrdy opened it without connecting with a VPN and it shows your total amounts, then why cant you just multiply your amounts with the price of the coins to get your value? Why would you then have to open the wallet with a VPN just to get the dollar value? Seems like you’ve already viewed your account and all looks good.


You can use Blockchain explorer to check without using any app


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