Changing Virtual Locations on v3.x

Android v3.x Start Guide

This article is for Hotspot Shield v3.x for Android. We highly encourage all our users to update to the latest release, Hotspot Shield v4, on the Google Play Store.

The United States Virtual Location is the only Virtual Location Free users can connect to. Elite users can choose and switch between Virtual Locations. If you purchased an Elite subscription, make sure you are signed in to your Elite account to enable all Elite benefits.

Changing Virtual Locations

To change your Virtual Location:

  1. On the home screen, tap the VIA: (Country) bar.
  2. Tap the Virtual Location you want to connect to, and then tap < Virtual Location.

Hotspot Shield will connect to the selected virtual location which will be reflected on the home screen. You can also verify your Virtual Location by going to

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