Hotspot Shield provides a one-of-a-kind VPN experience by using AES-256 encryption and just their patented Hydra Protocol, which is essentially all of the protocols rolled into one. However, I find inconsistencies in the specifics of their service due to a few factors. First off, despite their claim...
- Minnie J. Hamilton, VPN Ranks
No, I don’t recommend Hotspot Shield. The VPN has a staggering 600 million users worldwide. It is one of the most commonly known VPN services thanks mostly to its free client. On the other hand, the paid version of this software does not have the features to turn many heads. Similarly, it’s a bit on...
- Aliza Vigderman, Gabe Turner, 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.
- Nick G., TechJury
Hotspot Shield is an OK option. It is reasonably cheaper than other top VPN solutions, but then again, the speed could be lacking. It does the job it’s designed for without any significant hiccups and it’s easy on the eye. If you are looking for something simple and effective and you don’t watch Net...
- Mike Williams, TechRadar
Hotspot Shield has a large VPN network, lots of features and unblocked almost everything we threw at it. But poor speeds and a host of usability and other app issues leave this VPN lagging behind the top competition.
|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|
|Server Locations (# of Countries)||80|
|Number of Servers||3200 +|
|Devices Per License||5|
|Double-Hop / Double VPN||No|
|P2P / Torrenting Allowed||Yes|
|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|
|Operating Systems||Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android|
|Live Chat Support||Yes|
Other Names (AKA): Hot Spot Shield
|Terms & Conditions||Official Terms & Conditions|
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