Honeygain review; is it worth your time?

What is Honeygain?

Honeygain is an application which allows you to reach your unused internet’s full potential by making your device a gateway. When you are using your internet, you are not using its full potential unless you’re massively downloading anything all the time. That is where Honeygain shows its magic. This app will use the remaining unused part of your internet traffic and even pay you for that.

Is Honeygain safe and is it going to drain my data?

Having done some digging on the web, it seems that security hasn’t been a concern to existing users and the reports and reviews were generally favourable. With this big concern taken care of, it’s onto the next one: how much money can I make?

How much can you make from honeygain?

There is a few things to keep in mind, but let’s start with the basics.

Withdrawal Method

Here’s the really good part about it: you don’t have to do anything other than download it. It’s not like Pi or Bee where you have to check in every 24 hours; you just download it and forget it. During setup, you can set limits on the amount of data you share. If you have limited data-plans on your home internet or mobile this gives you greater control. You can also decide if you only want to run it when charging, but given my experience of power consumption, I would say there is no concern in having it running whether charging or not.

Downloading Process

A key consideration for many will be that this app can only be downloaded directly from their site; there isn’t a link to it via Google Play. For this you will need to change the settings on your phone to allow you to download apps from unknown sources. Again, this may be a bridge too far for some, but for me it has worked out well. I will of course report back anything dodgy that happens, but it goes without saying that this is not advice. Any actions you take in regards downloading anything to your devices is done at your own risk.



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Hi! I am Subash, a teenager. I love writing and coding.