Android v5.x Start Guide
The Virtual Location feature gives you access to geo-restricted content. Just select the country where the content is accessible as your Virtual Location.
The United States Virtual Location is the only one Free users can connect to. Elite users can choose and switch between 20 Virtual Locations. If you have an Elite subscription, make sure you are signed in to your Elite account to enable all Elite benefits, including all Virtual Locations.
Changing Virtual Locations
To change your Virtual Location:
- Tap the Virtual Location drop-down, the map pin icon and country.
- Select your desired country.
Hotspot Shield will connect to the selected virtual location which will be reflected on the home screen and on the world map. You can verify the virtual location you are connected to by going to https://www.maxmind.com/en/locate-my-ip-address.