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# of Servers
3200
# of Servers
3200
Server Locations
80
Server Locations
80
Unlimited Bandwidth
Yes
Price Per Month (From)
€2.99
Price Per Month (From)
€2.99
Free Trial
7 days
Free Trial
7 days


7.5/10
Informr score
The Hotspot Shield currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 30 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What the Critics Are Saying...


Good Gear Guide
Good Gear Guide

Hotspot Shield is a high-quality VPN with the fastest speeds around bar none. It also has a great desktop app, 85 country choices, and a network of nearly 2,000 servers. We don't like the privacy policy, because the VPN still logs a lot of information. The company says this data is not tied to your...

- Ian Paul, Good Gear Guide
PCWorld
PCWorld

Hotspot Shield is a high-quality VPN with the fastest speeds around bar none. It also has a great desktop app, 85 country choices, and a network of nearly 2,000 servers. We don't like the privacy policy, because the VPN still logs a lot of information. The company says this data is not tied to your...

- Ian Paul, PCWorld
Security.org
Security.org

Total security doesn't have to sacrifice speed. Hotspot Shield is a perfect example, with super-fast speeds during our upload and download speed tests.

- Aliza Vigderman, Gabe Turner, Security.org
T3
T3

While not the market leading VPN in terms of speed anymore, Hotspot Shield offers consistently good performance with the features to match. Want a VPN purely for streaming? It's got your back, able to access all the most popular platforms. It's also got some nifty features up it's sleeve to ensure r...

- Alice Marshall, T3
Cnet
Cnet

Although it's a popular VPN, Hotspot just isn't cutting it for me, and it would have to step up to the plate on industry fundamentals before I could recommend it to anyone -- even as a speed-only product. For the high price it's charging, customers have every right to expect Hotspot to have third-pa...

- Rae Hodge, Cnet

Details


Overview
Headquarters USA
Pricing/Sign Up
Starting Price (per Month) €2.99
Plans and Pricing Visit Site
Free Trial 7 days
Money Back Guarantee 45 Days
Payment Options Credit Cards, PayPal
ID Required Valid email address
Features
Server Locations (# of Countries) 80
Number of Servers 3200 +
Devices Per License 5
Simultaneous Connections 5
Unlimited Bandwidth Yes
Double-Hop / Double VPN No
Accesses Netflix Yes
P2P / Torrenting Allowed Yes
Accepts Bitcoin No
Non-US Company No
Protected
Protocols Catapult Hydra
Encryption AES-256
No Logs / No Tracking Yes
Dedicated IP Available No
VPN Over Tor Yes
Wi-Fi Leak Protection Yes
Private DNS Server No
DNS Leak Protection Yes
IP Leak Protection Yes
WebRTC Leak Protection Yes
IPv6 Leak Protection Yes
Kill Switch Yes
Supported Platforms
Operating Systems Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android
Mobile App Yes
Router No
Browser Extension Yes
Customer Support
24/7 Support Yes
Live Chat Support Yes
Telephone Support No
Email Support
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Hot Spot Shield

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