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  • Install the Chrome Extension

    This article will instruct you on how to download and install the VirtualShield extension for your Google Chrome browser. It doesn't matter which device you're using. This tutorial works with Chrome

  • Install the Firefox Extension

    This article will instruct you on how to download and install the VirtualShield extension for your Mozilla Firefox browser. It doesn't matter which device you're using. This tutorial works with

  • Getting Started: Firefox Extension

    This article will walk you through using the VirtualShield Firefox Extension. If you don't have it installed already, please click here to learn how to install it. Logging In (First-time setup) The

  • Getting Started: Chrome Extension

    This article will walk you through using the VirtualShield Chrome Extension. If you don't have it installed already, please click here to learn how to install it. Logging In (First-time setup) The

  • Getting Started: Opera Extension

    This article will walk you through using the VirtualShield Opera Extension. If you don't have it installed already, please click here to learn how to install it. Logging In (First-time setup) The

  • Install the Opera Extension

    This article will instruct you on how to download and install the VirtualShield extension for your Opera browser. It doesn't matter which device you're using. This tutorial works with Opera on all of

  • How do I enable/disable the Opera extension?

    This article will instruct you on how to enable or disable the VirtualShield Opera extension temporarily. Disable the Opera Extension Follow the instructions below to temporarily disable the Opera

  • How do I enable the Chrome Extension?

    If you intentionally or accidentally disabled the Chrome extension, don't worry. You can re-enable it easily by following the steps below. There is also an animation showing this process at the end

  • How do I enable/disable the Chrome extension?

    This article will instruct you on how to enable or disable the VirtualShield Chrome extension temporarily. Disable the Chrome Extension Follow the instructions below to temporarily disable the Google

  • How do I enable/disable the Firefox extension?

    This article will instruct you on how to enable or disable the VirtualShield Firefox extension temporarily. Disable the Firefox Extension Follow the instructions below to temporarily disable the

  • How do I uninstall the Firefox extension?

    This article will instruct you on how to uninstall the VirtualShield extension from your Mozilla Firefox browser. If you don't have our Firefox extension installed, click here to learn how to install

  • How do I uninstall the Opera extension?

    This article will instruct you on how to uninstall the VirtualShield extension from your Opera browser. If you don't have our Opera extension installed, click here to learn how to install it.

  • How do I uninstall the Chrome extension?

    This article will instruct you on how to uninstall the VirtualShield extension from your Google Chrome browser. If you don't have our Chrome extension installed, click here to learn how to install

  • How do I update the Firefox extension?

    This article will instruct you on how to update the VirtualShield Firefox extension to the latest version. Updating the Mozilla Firefox extension couldn't be any easier. All you have to do is follow

  • How do I install the Firefox extension manually?

    If you're receiving a "connection failure" message when attempting to install the Firefox extension, please try the manual installation method below instead. Manual Firefox Installation Follow the

  • Can I use the app and the browser extension at the same time?

    Yes, you can! However this is entirely up to you, it is not required. You only need to install one or the other, the app or the extension. You don't need both. If you try to connect using both at the

  • The shield icon disappeared in Firefox, what should I do?

    *** NOTE: This article assumes that you had the VirtualShield Firefox extension installed at one point. If you never have installed it, please install the extension now. *** This is the icon

  • The VirtualShield icon disappeared in Chrome, what do I do?

    *** NOTE: This article assumes that you had the VirtualShield extension installed at one point. If you have never installed it, please install the extension now. If you see the icon, click here to

  • I don't see the VirtualShield icon in my Firefox browser.

    *** NOTE: This article assumes that you had the VirtualShield extension installed at one point. If you have never installed it, please install the extension now. If you see the icon, click here to

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Edge browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Microsoft Edge web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Edge will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension Microsoft Edge is built on top of

  • How do I move the shield icon to my Firefox toolbar?

    *** NOTE: This article assumes that you had the VirtualShield extension installed at one point. If you have never installed it, please install the extension now. If you did have it installed but

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Firefox browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Mozilla Firefox web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Firefox will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Mozilla Firefox Extension There are two different

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Opera browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Opera web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Opera will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Opera Extension There are two different options available if you'd

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Tor browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Tor web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Tor will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Mozilla Firefox Extension Tor is built on top of the Mozilla Firefox

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Vivaldi browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Vivaldi web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Vivaldi will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension Vivaldi is built on top of the Chromium

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Brave browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Brave web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Brave will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension Brave is built on top of the Chromium

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Waterfox browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Waterfox web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Waterfox will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Mozilla Firefox Extension Waterfox is built on top of the

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Chromium browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Chromium web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Chromium will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension Chromium is built on top of the

  • How do I show the icon in my Chrome toolbar?

    Note: This article assumes that you had the VirtualShield extension installed at one point. If you have never installed it, please install the extension now. If you did have it installed but don't

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Chrome browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Google Chrome web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Chrome will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension There are two different options

  • I just signed up, what's next?

    First of all, congratulations on signing up. We're glad you took the first step to reclaiming your privacy. You've done the hard part already, signing up. Now getting protected is going to be a

  • Connect to specific location (All Apps)

    We have servers available in over 10 countries. You can change your location at any time, and your IP address will reflect those changes. Changing your location manually can also help you achieve

  • Connecting to the VirtualShield network (All Apps)

    Once you've logged in to the VirtualShield application or browser extension, connecting to our secure network only takes one simple step. This article will walk you through how to sign in to your

  • Can I use VirtualShield on my Chromebook?

    Yes, you can! As a matter of fact, there are 3 different versions of VirtualShield available for Chromebook devices. Our Google Chrome extension, our Android application, and our brand-new Linux

  • Which version of VirtualShield should I choose?

    There are two different versions of VirtualShield available, our desktop/mobile applications and our Chrome/Firefox/Opera extensions. The version you choose to install is entirely up to you. The

  • How to use Unrestricted Streaming (All Apps)

    For various reasons, some streaming sites block access to users who are using VPNs. However, we have developed a unique service to circumvent these restrictions. In order to watch Netflix, Hulu,

  • 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

  • What's the pricing (Individual or Family)?

    VirtualShield requires a paid subscription. We currently offer six different auto-renewing subscription options to choose from. All of our plans come included with a free trial period, so you can

  • Can I use BitTorrent/P2P software safely?

    Yes, you can! Our desktop/mobile application will protect and encrypt your entire internet connection. It also scrambles your IP address for additional privacy. This ensures that your incoming and

  • How can I tell if I'm protected? (All Apps)

    As long as shield icon appears green when you open VirtualShield, you are fully protected. If you're not connected, this icon will appear red or gray in color: This icon may appear slightly different

  • How do I send application diagnostics to support? (Linux)

    If you are experiencing any issues with our Linux app, you can send a diagnostic report to our support team so that we can investigate the issue further. Note: This article only applies to our Linux

  • How do I send application diagnostics to support? (Windows)

    If you are experiencing any issues with our Windows app, you can send a diagnostic report to our support team so that we can investigate the issue further. Note: This article only applies to our

  • Is my Mac computer supported?

    This article will help you determine if VirtualShield is compatible with your macOS laptop or desktop computer. Check System Compatibility VirtualShield is fully compatible with all modern Mac

  • Is my iOS device supported?

    This article will help you determine if VirtualShield is compatible with your Apple iOS phone or tablet. Check Device Compatibility VirtualShield is fully compatible with all modern iOS devices. If

  • Is my Windows PC supported?

    This article will help you determine if VirtualShield is compatible with your Windows laptop or desktop computer. Check System Compatibility VirtualShield is fully compatible with all modern Windows

  • Android App Setup

    This article will guide you through the simple process of downloading and installing VirtualShield on your Android phone, notebook, or tablet. VirtualShield Android Setup Follow the instructions

  • Is my Android device supported?

    This article will help you determine if VirtualShield is compatible with your Android phone, notebook, or tablet. Check Device Compatibility VirtualShield is fully compatible with all modern Android

  • Can I use VirtualShield on my nVidia Shield?

    Yes, you can! nVidia Shield devices fully support Android applications. That means you can install our Android app by visiting the Google Play Store. nVidia Shield Setup Follow the instructions below

  • Install the Windows Application

    This article will guide you through the simple process of downloading and installing VirtualShield on your Windows laptop or desktop computer. VirtualShield Windows Setup Follow the instructions

  • Install the macOS Application

    This article will guide you through the simple process of downloading and installing VirtualShield on your macOS laptop or desktop computer. VirtualShield Mac Setup Follow the instructions below to