Changing your Virtual Location

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Elite users can choose and switch between Virtual Locations. Currently, Hotspot Shield offers 20 different Virtual Locations. If you have an Elite subscription, make sure you are signed in to your Elite account to enable all Elite benefits.


Gain access to all Virtual Locations. Changing Virtual Locations is an Elite feature. If you already have an Elite subscription, sign in to your Elite account from the Hotspot Shield app to enable all Elite features. If you would like to upgrade to Elite, learn about your available options.

Changing Virtual Locations

To change your Virtual Location:

  1. On the home screen, slide left or right in the Virtual Location panel to see all Virtual Location options.
  2. Tap on the flag of the country you want to select to change the Virtual Location.
  3. A box will appear around the currently selected Virtual Location and the User Interface will display the geographical location of the country. 




You can verify your Virtual Location by going to

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