How to use Protection Plus (All Apps)

Our Protection+ servers are a lot faster due to much less traffic, since they are used by only a small fraction of our customers. They are also equipped with an extra layer of protection that scans and blocks even the most malicious DDoS and cyber attacks.

This add-on is mostly intended for users who broadcast/stream large amounts of data, or businesses who do not want to experience any server downtime.

Protection Plus

Assuming you already have subscribed to the Protection Plus add-on, follow the steps below to access these exclusive servers from all of your devices:

Open the VirtualShield application or extension on your favorite device.
This icon may look slightly different depending on the device you're using:
If you aren't already logged in to your account, please do so.

Tip: If you don't have an account with us, click here to get started with your 30-day free trial.
From the main screen, press the up-arrow located near the bottom:
Note: You may need to disconnect from the current location first before this icon will appear.
The Choose Location screen will appear.
Expand the United States group, then select one of the Protection Plus locations.
They will appear with a (P+) beside them to distinguish them from our regular locations:
Tip: On Windows and Linux computers, these locations will appear inside of a separate Protection+ category.
Close the Choose Location screen, then press the Connect button.
That's it! You are now connected to our specialized Protection+ servers.

You will now be fully protected against even the most malicious DDoS and cyber attacks:

If you need any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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