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This issue isn’t entirely unique to Hotspot Shield, but the free version is where I find it most glaring. We understand why a company would offer a free version, but we appreciate the efforts made to safeguard user data when you do it by the book, and we hope that this decision doesn’t lead to further compromise elsewhere in the app.
VPN services that offer free usage could be useful, yet Hotspot Shield makes it difficult to keep a VPN connection to be used for free. If you’re paying for the product, why would you use the free services? While we understand the desire to foster a free-but-secure user base, Hotspot Shield may be doing more harm than good by sidelining its core users.
Even if it’s free, no service should have ads, especially when the data collected is used to display them. Anyone who knows anything about affiliate marketing knows that these types of ads are often targeted by only the smallest percentage of users. I’m willing to bet that Hotspot Shield is not even the most targeted free VPN service.
One of the few reasons to use a VPN on a smartphone is to get around geolocation restrictions in your apps. Hotspot Shield VPN, however, imposes a pretty restrictive geofencing. The base subscription lets you use the service in any country, and any additional plan adds more countries. I tested this in Japan and the United States, and they both let me use the Hotspot Shield VPN app from any countries. China and India, however, only let me use the Hotspot Shield VPN if I’m also using Wi-Fi (as Hotspot Shield itself recommends). Hotspot Shield offers free apps for both Android and iOS, but they’re not compatible with all devices. If your smartphone is missing a certain feature –say, Google Play or Apple Music– you won’t be able to use it with any app that uses geolocation. Even worse, the version of the app for Windows Phone is really mediocre.
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However, Hotspot Shield does have a free tier, which is a good thing because of the privacy-based restrictions placed on it. Some would argue that hotspotshield.org/new are actually putting the focus on the problems of that tier, and so focusing on not only what’s right, but also making it clear why the free tier is compromised. It will do what other VPNs do, which is to change the name of the free tier to hide the fact that it’s not as good as it once was.
However, Hotspot Shield runs into issues with anonymizing its connection. It’s not alone in this, but it’s the only VPN service we’ve used that uses the location-shifting technology to hide your IP address. Hotspot Shield Cracked’s VPN is far more robust, but more limited. What the VPN lacks in flexibility, it makes up in the server network it manages. It provides more server options in more regions than any other VPN we’ve reviewed. Its smart DNS obfuscation technology gives you a dozen IP addresses to choose from, each of which will route your traffic through a different server. If you want a more direct VPN connection, though, its OpenVPN-certified protocol is probably your best bet.
Part of the issue with Hotspot Shield’s free tier, as we’ve already mentioned, is that users only get one location to spoof their location. It’s not really worth it, and with 500MB of data caps per day, you might find yourself on the wrong side of the law.
What’s new in Hotspot Shield?
The new app lets you connect via Tor, but only with an online payment method. Since Hotspot Shield is a VPN service, you can use Tor without loading additional data from the VPN; however, the company says it can keep track of who’s using it and also share limited information about its users’ behavior.
It allows you to create personalized hotspot locations, and it does this by not logging certain events when you go to a website or open a specific app. You can also set Hotspot Shield as your default browser or default search engine.
Hotspot Shield for Android lets you manage your VPN account, select servers, and kill your VPN connection, just like the browser extension or the official mobile apps. You can tweak the app’s settings with less than average options, but you can’t choose individual servers. There’s no kill switch, nor does Hotspot Shield work with a reliable proxy. You can’t access the IPv6 to fix your issues. You can’t automatically connect to an open Wi-Fi network or connect to the public Wi-Fi networks. You can’t double-tap your home network’s icon on your mobile device’s home screen to automatically connect.
We currently recommend TunnelBear over Hotspot Shield. The former is much more affordable and has a more well-rounded feature set. Other VPNs, such as VyprVPN and Private Internet Access, also excel on various metrics. We’ve compared Hotspot Shield to all of its top competitors, and hope that you will consider our opinions when you make your choices .
Hotspot Shield System Requirements
- Android 4.0+
- 1GB RAM
- 1GB storage
- Wi-Fi connection
What’s new in Hotspot Shield
- Server Hotspot Shield is getting added-up downloads for mobile and desktop users.
- There’s now a desktop version of VPN.
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