Connect to a Specific Location

Overview

We have VPN servers available in over 10 countries. You can change your location at any time, and your IP address will reflect those changes when you surf the web.

Websites and apps will only be able to see the location and IP address of the VPN server you're connected to, they will not be able to recognize your actual location. Changing your location manually can also help you achieve better connection speed(s).


Changing your Location

We wanted VirtualShield to be easy for everyone, no matter what device you are using.
To achieve this, our team worked tirelessly to ensure a that our user experience was the same across all platforms. As a result, many of the functions work the same exact way on all of your devices.

Follow the steps below to connect to a specific location on your favorite device.
It doesn't matter which device you're using, this article applies to Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and more.

Changing your location is entirely optional, it is not required in order to be protected. All of our VPN servers are fast, secure, and unlimited.

1

Open VirtualShield and log in to your account, if you are not logged in already.

For more help logging in and connecting, see our support article.
2

Your current location will be displayed on the Home screen, below Selected Location.
It might say Fastest if you're not connected. Press the down arrow to choose a new location.


By default, we automatically select the closest and fastest server to protect you based on your physical location.
3

The list of Virtual regions will appear.
Select the country or region you would like to connect to, then choose Confirm.


You can save locations to your Favorites for quick-access by pressing the star icon.
4

If State Selection is enabled, you will see a down arrow next to each of the countries.
Press this arrow to expand the full list of states or provinces.


This allows you to fine-tune your location and connect to a specific state/region of your choice, rather than just the country.


For more help turning on State Selection, see our support article.
5

That's it! You will be automatically connected to the new location.

You can now surf the web with full privacy and peace of mind while being protected by our state of the art network.


Common Questions

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My country/region is not available, what can I do?
If you don't see your country in the list, don't worry. All of our servers will encrypt your data and mask your IP address. The location you choose is entirely up to you.
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Will you be adding more countries/regions in the future?
Yes! We're frequently deploying new data centers and VPN servers, as well as maintaining our existing servers to ensure they are performing optimally.

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