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Hotspot Shield VPN for Chrome

Hotspot Shield is the “world’s fastest VPN,” as verified by Ookla’s Speedtest. By connecting to one of our 3,200+ VPN servers in 80+ countries — including 35+ cities around the world — your internet traffic is encrypted. This ensures you can browse the web securely and privately, keeping your sensitive data protected.

How do I download an iOS VPN?

Follow these simple four steps to easily download a VPN for Windows PC in seconds.

  • Step 1


    Download Hotspot Shield VPN on your Windows PC

  • Step 2

    Select location

    Select the VPN server location you wish to connect to

  • Step 3


    Open up the Hotspot Shield app and click “Connect”

  • Step 4

    You’re all set

    Enjoy your favorite content with peace of mind

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Hotspot Shield VPN: Key features for Chrome

  • Military-grade encryption

    Privacy and security that also blocks 57 million malware and phishing sites a day

  • Global internet access

    We offer 3,200 servers in 80+ countries, including 35+ cities around the world

  • Patented Hydra protocol

    Hotspot Shield’s proprietary Hydra VPN protocol is verified by experts as the fastest, most secure on the market

  • Unlimited bandwidth

    Get Premium today and stream as much as you want. Unlimited bandwidth means you never have to stop.

  • 24/7 live tech support

    We’re here to help Premium members with any questions or issues. We’ll be with you in seconds, not minutes or hours.

  • 45-day money-back guarantee

    We’re so confident you’ll love everything about Hotspot Shield, you can try it completely risk-free for 45-days

  • Link up to 5 devices

    Create an account to link up to 5 devices, including your phone, tablet, and TV

  • Privacy you can trust

    We don’t record your VPN browsing activity in any way that can be associated to you

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People love Hotspot Shield VPN for Chrome

  • One of the most trusted and secure VPNs

    Mask your IP address, browse anonymously, (and) establish an encrypted connection.

    — Abir M.

  • Always dependable

    I like how user friendly it is, and how it works silently in the background, without slowing down my laptop.

    — Linda G.

  • Essential for peace of mind

    With all the online security concerns today, this is one app everyone should have on every device connected to the internet!

    — Rick B.


Why choose Hotspot Shield VPN for Chrome

Access the internet without borders

With 3,200+ VPN servers in 80+ countries — including 35+ cities around the world — it’s never been easier to access content from across the globe. Whether you’re traveling abroad and want to watch your favorite streaming service as if you were back home, or whether you need to access websites and services that are restricted in your area, Hotspot Shield’s sophisticated encryption means you can access the content you want, when you want it.

“By far the fastest VPN”

World’s fastest VPN, verified by experts

Most of the leading VPN providers all use the same antiquated open source technology. Hotspot Shield is different. We built our own patented Hydra protocol from the ground up, and it delivers a far more consistent VPN connection — not to mention speeds over 2x faster than the nearest competition when connected to long-distance servers. In fact, Speedtest found Hotspot Shield actually increased download speed by more than 26.2% compared to when not using a VPN, while all other providers decreased speed by at least 42.5%.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best free VPN for Chrome?

Hotspot Shield is the best free VPN for Chrome. Hotspot Shield Basic fully encrypts your web connections to keep your browsing activity secure when you’re using the Google Chrome browser.

Subscribing to Hotspot Shield Premium gives you more advanced features. You can choose from locations in 80+ countries to connect through, stream unlimited data, download at 4x faster speeds, get 24/7 tech support, and more. Not only do you get the fastest, most advanced VPN on the market, but you also get these three security and privacy apps for free: Robo Shield to block annoying robocalls, Identity Guard to protect against identity theft, and 1Password to manage and secure your passwords.

What’s the best VPN for Chromebooks?

The Hotspot Shield VPN for Chrome extension you use with a desktop or mobile Chrome browser also works on your Chromebook. You get the same encrypted connections, the same blazing-fast download speeds, and the same global network of VPN server locations.

How do I use a VPN for Chrome?

All you have to do is follow a few simple steps to start using Hotspot Shield VPN for Chrome. After that, your browsing activity will be fully encrypted and secure.

Step 1: Add Hotspot Shield VPN to Chrome
Step 2: Open the extension and sign in
Step 3: Press “Connect”
Step 4: You’re all set! Your browser’s connection is now encrypted

With Hotspot Shield set up in Chrome, you can access our list of 80+ countries where we host VPN servers and even choose from 35+ specific cities. Your web browsing activity will look like you’re back home even though you’re on the other side of the world.

Why do I need a VPN for Chrome?

Public Wi-Fi connections are notorious for their poor security. Every device on the shared connection can be seen by hackers and identity thieves who can copy your data or steal your personal information.

The Hotspot Shield VPN for Chrome extension makes your web browsing activity more secure and protects your privacy.

Try Hotspot Shield today completely risk free

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