Hotspot Shield Settings

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General Settings

To view General settings, click Menu HSS Icon > Settings > General.

Setting Description
Run on Windows launch

To launch Hotspot Shield when Windows boots up. The app will appear in the taskbar. Hotspot Shield will resume the connection state it was in before Windows Shut down.

Prevent IP leak To enable IPv6 and WebRTC leak protection.
Unsafe network notification To be notified when you connect to an unsecured network.

To change a general setting, just click the OFF/ON switch.

Language Settings

You can change the the app's UI language to any of our supported languages from the Settings menu.

To view Language settings, click Menu HSS Icon > Settings > Language.

From Language settings screen, select your desired language and the app will display that language.

Networks Settings

The Networks settings are for Hotspot Shield’s Auto-On feature. Here you can select which network types (unsafe, safe, and other) that when connected to will trigger Hotspot Shield to automatically connect.

To view Networks settings, click Menu HSS Icon > Settings > Networks.

To change the Auto-On settings for a network type, just click the OFF/ON switch.

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