I can't be the only one who has experienced extremely slow speeds lately. I can connect to the VPN, but my speeds are really slow using Windows and render the Internet practically unbrowsable using any OpenVPN based service. No Internet Access when using the Network Management Tool on iOS. Posted by Why is the VPN connection not working or slow with the PIA App? Posted by. If this does not allow the connection, then it seems your current network is blocking the connection ports used by the iOS app. In such a case. However, VPN connections incur additional overhead due to the encryption process; using higher levels encryption would slow the connection even more. Why is the VPN connection not working or slow with the PIA App? on how to change the port being used by the Private Internet Access iOS: First, be sure you are connected with the OpenVPN protocol, rather than IPsec. I've been experiencing a lot of speed issues and issues with PIA randomly disconnecting, but only on my iPhone. Even though the speed. I have a gigabit connection and PIA has never been so slow for me ever. I am using W10 with the latest updates and the latest version of the client. I connected . I have been having problems with any sort of reasonable speed. I am on comcast , and connecting to US-WEST gateway and was seeing. Experiencing frustratingly slow Private Internet Access speeds issues, VPN connection not working? Optimize the encryption process for security and speed.