This article explains the differences between our VirtualShield VPN and our VirtualShield One plans, and why it is important to be fully protected against the latest threats. VirtualShield now offers more than just a VPN.
It will also teach you how to activate protection for the very first time. It doesn't matter which device you are using, this article applies to computers, cell phones, tablets, and more.
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What is VS One?
The goal of VirtualShield One is to be your one and only online security service. In addition to encrypting your data and masking your location, we now offer some exclusive security features other VPNs don't.
Some security features include:
Automatically block ads, trackers, and malware from ever reaching your device for a safer, and more enjoyable browsing experience.
Monitor and track your Credit Score and protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of your personal information, both online and offline.
Scanning the internet and submitting opt-out requests to remove your personal information from various websites and data brokers.
Offline Antivirus protection and application/file system protection for all of your various devices (coming soon!).
Other features include Invisible VPN, Gaming Mode, Priority Phone support, and more.
Why choose VirtualShield?
VirtualShield is proud to offer 5,500+ servers across 37+ countries with over 10,000 rotating IPs. We utilize ChaCha20 for symmetric encryption with Poly1305 for message authentication in conjunction with the revolutionary Wireguard® protocol.
We have a strict no logs policy, and don't keep any of your data. For your peace of mind, you are more than welcome to review our Terms & Conditions, which outlines every detail about how data is collected and stored anonymously.
On top of that, we offer a 30 day risk-free trial period with all of our plans, so you can give us a try before you actually start to pay for our services. You can cancel your account at any time during your free trial period and you will not be billed.
We also offer an additional 30 days after your trial period ends to apply for a full refund, giving you 60 days completely risk-free. There truly is nothing to lose.
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First of all, congratulations on upgrading to one of our VirtualShield One plans. You will now be able to access to our exclusive network that will automatically block ads, trackers, and malware from ever reaching your device for a safer, and more enjoyable browsing experience.
The next step is to install the VirtualShield app on each of your devices and activate VPN Plus, if you have not done so already.
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.
Click/tap the slider icon near the corner of the app to open the VPN Settings panel.
On Windows PCs, click More Options (three vertical dots) and choose VPN Settings from the popup menu.
Select Ad & Malware Blocking to expand the list of options.
If you do not have a VPN Plus or VirtualShield One plan, you may see a button prompting you to Upgrade your subscription.
You will see four different choices on this screen. Select your desired option, then press the back arrow to return to the Home screen.
See our support article for more info on how to activate VPN Plus.
After activating VPN Plus, the next step is to start adding your personal details, begin monitoring and tracking your Credit Score, set up SMS Text Alerts, and more. These articles will help you get started:
Do I need VS One to be protected?
No, upgrading to VirtualShield One is entirely optional. It is not required in order to be protected. All of our VPN servers will safeguard your privacy by encrypting your data and masking your location.
How do I activate Antivirus protection?
Stay tuned! More security features will be coming soon. Your software will update automatically as soon as Antivirus protection becomes available. Keep checking this page often for updates and more information.