Hotspot Shield has 2 modes available: Premium and Free.
Here's how to install Hotspot Shield.
Hotspot Shield FREE Mode:
- Only US Virtual location is available
- Premium Payment Wall will display when accessing any streaming content such as BBC, Netflix, Hulu, Adult content, etc
- Is ad-supported and displays our sponsors' ads (banners) at the top of the browser on Android
Hotspot Shield Premium Mode:
- 70+ Virtual Locations
- No Premium Payment Wall displayed when accessing sites
- Ad-free browsing
- Ability to link up to 5 devices to one Premium account
When you start Hotspot Shield for the first time, it will be in Free Mode. You must sign in to your Premium account to enjoy Premium features.
In case you have a free account, you can try a Premium account for free here.
|Features/Benefits||Hotspot Shield Premium||Hotspot Shield Free|
|Virtual Locations||70+||1 (US)|
|Streaming||HD (High Definition)||SD (Standard Definition)|
|Dedicated Support Team||Yes - 24/7 Chat support and priority email personalized support||No, just access to FAQ's|
|Ability to link up to 5 devices to one Premium account||Yes||No, just 1|