Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy

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Safe browsing for Android

Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy for Android (previously called Hotspot Shield VPN) is a program that encrypts your Internet connection wherever you are to make it safer. It also lets you access sites with geographical restrictions. The free version has ads, but you can get rid of them by paying for a subscription. View full description

PROS

  • Good connection speed
  • 128-bit VPN encryption
  • Starts when you turn on your computer
  • Notification icon

CONS

  • Very annoying ads

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Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy for Android (previously called Hotspot Shield VPN) is a program that encrypts your Internet connection wherever you are to make it safer. It also lets you access sites with geographical restrictions. The free version has ads, but you can get rid of them by paying for a subscription.

A tunnel that shields your connection

Whether you go online using a public WiFi or 3G, HotSpot Shield is designed to protect you from prying eyes, especially from password-stealing thieves.

Once enabled, HotSpot Shield VPN & Proxy establishes a secure tunnel to their servers, which act as intermediaries between your phone and the Internet. That is, the network will believe it’s HotSpot and not your phone accessing the sites.

Unlike what happens with most proxy and anonymous connection services, the performance of HotSpot Shield VPN & Proxy is outstanding. The surfing speed is almost like normal.

The most annoying thing is the ads that come up at regular intervals in the free version (without subscription). They are relatively easy to skip but, as they fill the entire screen, they are highly annoying.

You don’t need to be an expert

To set up a VPN might seem a bit complicated, but with Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy it isn’t. The tunnel is activated by simply tapping the Activate protection button.

After a while, the HSS connection status changes from red to green. The HotSpot Shield VPN & Proxy notification icon shows at all times the status of the connection.

With Auto Shield, protection is automatically activated for unsecure WiFi networks and it unblocks websites with geographical restrictions.

A good choice for safe surfing

Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy is a great app for those who want to surf using public networks without fearing that their data is accessed by malicious neighbors. If you want to enjoy its excellent performance without having to skip ads every five minutes, the best option is to subscribe.

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