Hotspot Shield Review


General information

Based in:USA
No IP address logging: IP addresses are logged
No traffic logging: Logging policy of traffic data is not known
No DNS request logging: Logging policy of DNS requests is not known
No connection timestamp logging: Logging policy of connection timestamps is not known
No bandwidth data logging: Logging policy of bandwidth consumption data is not known
Has own DNS servers: No, DNS services are not provided
Software supports "Kill Switch": No, "Kill Switch" is not supported
OpenVPN Support: No, VPN connections are not supported
P2P/Torrent Support: It is not known whether this provider allows P2P/Torrent traffic
SMTP: It is not known whether this provider allows SMTP connections
Number of countries: Unknown
Number of VPN servers: Unknown
Max. simultaneous connections:Up to 5 simultaneous connections are allowed
Price per month:$2.50 when ordering yearly plan
Free trial available: Yes, you can try the services free of charge
Accepts cryptocurrencies: Yes, cryptocurrencies are accepted


VPN service provider Hotspot Shield is based in USA. We have no data regarding the countries where Hotspot Shield has its servers. Number of servers operated by this provider also remains a mystery.


This service would cost $2.50 per month if you were to order the yearly plan. The payment can be submitted using cryptocurrencies. Hotspot Shield has a free trial option so you can test the service risk free to make sure it fits your needs.


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Reasonable number of simultaneous connections (5 connections)
Pricing is very reasonable ($2.5/mo)
Has a free trial
Cryptocurrency payments accepted


Logs customer IP addresses
Doesn't have own DNS servers
No support for the "Kill Switch"
OpenVPN is not supported

User reviews

cheld f dunes
cheld f dunes    Posted on October 23, 2018
hotspotshield (= anchorfree) is based in USA!
there's only a "Swiss Location"!

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