Hotspot Shield

Hotspot Shield

Free
VPN service to access blocked websites and protect your data while online
4.0  (3,665 votes)
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Hotspot Shield is a security program that helps you browse the web safely and anonymously. It does this by encrypting your Internet session with HTTPS and hiding your IP address. By doing this, you may be able to access information that is blocked by your ISP, or restricted in your country or region.

The application should run smoothly on your computer. It works with Windows operating systems starting with XP up to Windows 10, as well as with Mac, Android, and iOS. During setup, be sure to uncheck the unnecessary bloatware that it tries to install with the program.

Hotspot Shield has an attractive, user-friendly interface that allows you to easily manage your connections. By clicking the Connect button, you can quickly start a secure browsing session, and from the drop down list, you can select the country you want to appear to be surfing from. The icon on the task bar will indicate whether you are connected or not.

While Hotspot Shield provides your Internet connection with an excellent boost of safety and security, the advertisements can become quite annoying. For approximately $30 a year, you can purchase Hotspot Shield Premium. This version of Hotspot Shield removes the irritating advertisements and the 750MB per day data cap.

Overall, Hotspot Shield is an effective VPN that can help enhance your browsing sessions while protecting your data.

Mariel Rearte
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Review summary

Pros

  • Easy to install and use.
  • Attractive interface.
  • Extensive list of countries.
  • Free.

Cons

  • Advertisements can become quite annoying.

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hermela

hermela It's really good hotspot.

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saiful islam

saiful islam I like Hotspot Shield.

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Henokh OK

Henokh OK Thanks a lot. For free vpn, full speed.

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