Hotspot Shield VPN for Wi-Fi Routers
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Hotspot Shield VPN for router
Protect all your devices on your home WiFi network with Hotspot Shield’s easy-to-setup router VPN. With Hotspot Shield, you get access to 3,200+ VPN servers in 80+ countries. By installing Hotspot Shield on your compatible router (supports OpenVPN), you can easily secure all of your devices and access your content with peace of mind.
How do I install Hotspot Shield on my router?
Follow these simple steps to easily download Hotspot Shield’s router VPN.
See if your router is compatible with Hotspot Shield router VPN here
Get VPN instructions
Visit router page on your account to get router VPN files and setup guides
Connect your router
Go to your router’s control panel and activate VPN
You’re all set
All the devices connected to your Wi-Fi network are now secured
Looking for a step-by-step installation guide? Check out our in-depth setup articles.
Hotspot Shield VPN: Key features for router
Protect every device
Protect all your household devices that connect to your WiFi, even if they don’t support VPN apps
Keep your family secure
Never worry about whether your family remembers to turn on their VPN. Hotspot Shield’s router VPN protects you at the source
Router protection, and more
Connect up to 5 devices and 1 router under your account — including your mobile device and laptop, so you’re protected wherever you are
Stop ISPs and others from tracking you online. Get complete privacy and security that also blocks 57 million malware and phishing sites a day
Global internet access
Choose between 3,200+ servers in 80+ countries
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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
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*encryption may differ depending on router settings
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”
Protect your devices, family, and home
By using a VPN on your router, any WiFi-enabled device, including ones that aren’t typically compatible with VPN software — such as security cameras, certain Smart TVs, streaming devices like Apple TV, gaming consoles, and more — are instantly protected. You never have to remember to turn the VPN on; your entire family is protected at all times. Want to add a new device? No problem! Simply join your WiFi network as normal and the new device is immediately secured, without needing any additional steps.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What routers is Hotspot Shield compatible with?
Hotspot Shield’s router VPN is compatible with many popular routers, including Asus, GL-iNET, Linksys, Netgear, and more. For certain routers, like Linksys and Netgear, you may need to install specific opensource firmware — such as DD-WRT or FreshTomato — to make your router compatible. You can find all the information you need in our Router setup guides.
How can I get help setting up Hotspot Shield’s VPN for router?
What is the best free VPN for router?
While Hotspot Shield does have a free VPN product, our router VPN is only available to Premium members. For the best user experience on your router, Hotspot Shield Premium offers unlimited bandwidth, 80+ server locations and 35+ cities around the world, 24/7 customer support, a 45-day money-back guarantee, and so much more.
Should I install VPN on router?
A router VPN is the best way to protect all the devices connected to your home WiFi network, regardless of whether that device supports VPN software. By installing a VPN on your router, you also never have to worry about remembering to turn the VPN on. All of your family members are connected, at all times. With today’s online privacy and security concerns, a router VPN is essential to keep you and your family safe.