Now on your Hotspot Shield console, you’ll see real-time performance and info about your VPN connection, including details on your VPN connection speed, usage, server IP and more.

Our goal was to provide you with a beautiful yet useful interface that offered more transparency and info as you use our service.

What’s included in this release:
New VPN console with speed, server and usage info
Completed minor bug fixes and improvements

"Disguise your online identity and access blocked apps and sites with Hotspot Shield, while keeping your mobile activities anonymous, private and secure!

Hotspot Shield VPN Proxy is the most trusted security, privacy and access platform with top performance on speed, stability and security. Hotspot Shield gives you true online freedom – bypassing geo-restrictions and accessing the world’s content from anywhere, with just one tap.

⇨ Why Hotspot Shield

✓ Unblock geo-restricted contents: Encrypt all your traffic and get access to global media, video, messaging or social apps and networks.

✓ Secure all online activities: Hide your IP address, identity, and location from trackers, and enjoy maximum privacy and security.

✓ FREE or UNLIMITED: Use the basic features for free (forever), or simply upgrade to Elite for unlimited features!

✓ Unparalleled VPN Performance: our proprietary servers ensure the fastest VPN speed, most stable and secured connections.

✓ Largest VPN Coverage: Powered by Aura, Hotspot Shield offers VPN coverage from 20 countries including US, UK, JP, IN, AU, CA, CN, and more!

✓ No Logs Kept: Hotspot Shield doesn’t track or keep any logs of its users and their activities. Your security and privacy are guaranteed!

✓ Best Customer Support: Any questions or suggestions, simply shoot an email to Satisfaction guaranteed!

✓ Trusted by millions: Hotspot Shield Free VPN Proxy has been installed more than 400 million times and has been featured on Forbes, CNET, CNN, and the New York Times.

✓ Malware and Phishing Protection:

Hotspot Shield includes built-in malware and phishing protection, helping you avoid malicious software and sites. Simply connect to the VPN, and Hotspot Shield will proactively protect and alert you if you’re visiting a suspicious site.

⇨ How Hotspot Shield works

Hotspot Shield VPN Proxy provides a secure and trustworthy connection through an encrypted channel between your device and the target website, using Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology. Hotspot Shield hides your real IP address to anonymize your device so that your online activities cannot be tracked by anyone, and you will be able to get access to restricted websites, even behind the firewalls.

Hotspot Shield VPN Proxy is a freemium product that is built for everyone – whether you are looking for a free version with basic unblocking and privacy features, or a premium version with add-on services.

■ Hotspot Shield VPN Basic version allows you to unblock and access all US content from your favorite apps or websites. The free version does contain limited ads.

■ Hotspot Shield VPN Premium version (auto-renewing subscription option) offers truly unlimited access from 115 virtual locations including US, UK, JP, IN, AU, CA, CN, TR, UA and without any ad interruptions. Premium accounts support up to five devices, whether it is a smart phone, tablet, laptop or PC. You can opt in a 7-day free trial of Premium features before you decide to sign on a monthly or yearly subscription.

Premium VPN Pricing:
■ 1 month subscription - $12.99/month
■ Annual subscription - $7.99/month (save 38%)

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8.1.1 BUNDLEAPK bundle with base APK and 8 splits 8 S8 splits
October 17, 2020
Android 5.0+
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October 17, 2020
Android 5.0+
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