iOS App Setup

This article will guide you through the simple process of downloading and installing VirtualShield on all of your various Apple iOS devices.

VirtualShield iOS Setup

Follow the instructions below to install VirtualShield on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
Once it's installed, it will appear on your Home screen, alongside your other apps.

Note: Compatible with Apple iOS version 9.0 and above. If your device is not supported, you can try installing one of our browser extensions instead.

Visit our iOS Download Page, or tap the link below to download the app from the Apple App Store:

Next, tap the blue Get button to begin the installation process.
You may be prompted for your Apple ID password:

Tip: On some devices, the Get button may look like a cloud shaped icon.
Once the installation is complete, the Get button will say Open.
Tap Open to launch the application:

You will now see two options, Sign In and Sign Up. If you already have an active subscription or trial, tap Sign In.

If you would like to create an account or try us free for 30 days, tap Sign Up or click here to learn more:

You will be prompted to enter your credentials. Please do so, and then tap Sign In.

Your device may prompt you to confirm if you want to allow VirtualShield access to configure your network settings. Please tap Allow, as this is required to connect you securely to our network:

You will be directed to the Home screen. From now on, the app will automatically launch to this screen. This is where you can connect and disconnect from the VirtualShield network:

Tap the Connect button to encrypt your device's entire internet connection.

Tip: To manually select your location, tap the up arrow located near the bottom of the app. See our support article for more information.
That’s it! You are now protected by VirtualShield.

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

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