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How to Remove Hotspot Shield VPN From iPhone Settings?

Have you ever tried Hotspot Shield app on your iPhone, iPod or iPad to protect your online privacy? If your answer is no, then go and install this app from App Store now. No wonder, installing Hotspot Shield on your iDevice is like a piece of cake, yet to remove Hotspot Shield VPN profile and VPN menu from your iDevice’s Settings app is not that simple. This tutorial will teach you how to remove Hotspot Shield VPN from your iDevice completely!

You may recall that during your seven days of trial using the app, you were prompted to choose between the "Manual" or "Always On" protection, as soon as you started using it. In order to get the Hotspot Shield working on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you need to perform additional installation. As soon as you launch the app, it will guide you to their server to download profile which you’ll be needing to install on your iDevice, depending on whether you’d like to have the protection Shield always on (recommended for novice users) or manually activated (for advanced users). But as soon as you have Hotspot Shield VPN profile installed, you’ll notice the difference in webpage loading times.

Remove Hotspot Shield VPN:

With the VPN profile installed on your iPhone, the process to remove Hotspot Shield VPN isn’t as simple as usual: long press on the icon and then press the x (cross) button. Using the common way to uninstall Hotspot Shield VPN doesn’t fully remove the application. Although the icon disappears from your iPhone’s screen, the profile is still installed in your iPhone’s settings. In order to remove Hotspot Shield VPN completely, here are the steps you should follow.

Steps to Remove Hotspot Shield VPN:

Step 1: Go to Settings app
Remove Hotspot Shield VPN
Step 2: Choose General menu
Step 3: Go to Profiles section. Here you will see all your installed profiles
Remove Hotspot Shield VPN
Step 4: Tap on Hotpot Shield VPN button
Step 5: Click on the “Remove” button
Step 6: If you have set up a security pass code, you’ll be prompted to enter it now. If you didn’t, ignore it
Step 7: The VPN profile is now gone.
Congratulations, you have completed the process to remove Hotspot Shield VPN from your iDevice.

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    Haylie1 year, 10 months ago

    I forgot my password

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    Tamil2 years ago

    Thanks super …..

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    Maria2 years ago

    I don’t have profile on my iphone under General. How do I delete VPN? Thank u.

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    MJNJ2 years, 2 months ago

    Thank you so much!  I agree with what everyone has already posted.

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    Clyde Cunningham2 years, 4 months ago

    Thank you so much! It was slowing down everything

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    RMP Enterprises2 years, 4 months ago

    Thanks for the instructions!  Worked like a charm

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    Noyon2 years, 5 months ago

    Thanks a lot brother,,i cant use internet for vpn profile..

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    Kevin R2 years, 6 months ago

    Thanks! You guys rock!

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    dixitpatel2 years, 7 months ago

    thanku for the help 

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    Susan2 years, 11 months ago

    Thank you so much! I downloaded the program less than 24 hours ago, and was going crazy trying to get rid of it! Your instructions are very easy to follow. It’s gone, and I can’t thank you enough!

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    Joseph Anthony Methot3 years, 2 months ago

    Thank you!! This wa very helpful and very easy!!

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    soso3 years, 2 months ago

    thank you

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    Mj3 years, 2 months ago

    Grateful for ending my frustration!!  Thanks so much

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    Kimmy3 years, 3 months ago

    Thank you for your easy to follow instructions on the installation. My phone was cutting out on a whole lot of websites as soon as it was installed

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    Z3 years, 6 months ago

    Mega thank yous!

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    D3 years, 7 months ago

    Thank you for the help and great instructions!

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    Sherman3 years, 8 months ago

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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    Omaantje3 years, 10 months ago

    Thanks so much, to install is most of time so easy, but to remove…. thanks for the excelent helps. 

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    Heidi3 years, 10 months ago

    Thank You SOOOO MUCH! That program was frustrating me to no end & I couldn’t figure out how to completely remove it from my iPhone. With your great instruction it made it easy to remove that garbage! ;) Thanks again!

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    Sad3 years, 10 months ago

    My IPhone been configured. I’m done set by set but under general my phone don’t have the profile icon, can you help me?

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    Cheese4 years ago

    Thank u so much ????

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    Bita4 years ago

    Every time I search the Internet for tech support, I am unsuccessful and usually hit a dead end. :( However, on this, you are right on point. Thank you very much! Easy step by step directions worked. Thanks again!

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    Tone4 years, 1 month ago

    You, sir, are the man!!

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    Shunaid4 years, 1 month ago

    Thank you!

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    Naresh4 years, 1 month ago

    thank you…relieved :-)

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    Genghizz4 years, 1 month ago

    Thanks mate

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    Jake4 years, 1 month ago

    Thank you!

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    Reinne4 years, 1 month ago

    Thanks so much! What a relief to get this program off my iphone!

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    ahmad4 years, 2 months ago

    thank you sir very very much

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    mike4 years, 2 months ago

    Thanks for taking the time to do this!

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    pronatureboy4 years, 2 months ago

    Thanks a lot. Worked a treat.

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    Vidya4 years, 2 months ago

    Thanks it was helpful

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    stalin4 years, 2 months ago

    Thank you so much

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    Salman4 years, 2 months ago

    thank you so much Sir u were right about every word nothing was responding properly.

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    Zia Nadeem4 years, 2 months ago

    Thankyou. My net wasnt responding well with vpn

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    Lotusezhil4 years, 4 months ago

    Thank you 

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    db4 years, 5 months ago

    Thank you!!! What a relief getting VPN out of my iPhone!!

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    Linda Laverty4 years, 5 months ago

    Thank you soooooo much!

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    Maisa4 years, 6 months ago

    Thankkkkkkkk you:)

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      Tyler (Jaxov Team)4 years, 6 months ago

      You’re most welcome!

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    waheedullah4 years, 7 months ago

    thank you lol

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      Tyler (Jaxov Team)4 years, 7 months ago

      Glad we could help :)

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    Ll4 years, 7 months ago

    Thanks so much!!!!

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    Iri4 years, 8 months ago

    Thanks so much! You are the best!

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    kjf4 years, 8 months ago

    Thanks so much!  This app is nothing but problems. 

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    Jules4 years, 8 months ago

    but no PROFILE option on iPhone 3GS! So how do you delete it???? The App icon has gone, but the downloaded VPN settings still working. deus ex machina!

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    Killowatts4 years, 8 months ago

    Thanks a lot I had nothing but issues with it

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    yasser4 years, 9 months ago

    thanks a ton!!!

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    Amit4 years, 9 months ago

    Thanks!

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    iPhone4s4 years, 9 months ago

    Thanks very much for the tutorial! Plenty of people online with the same problem and it took 2mins to remove it with your method! Thanks again

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      Sunil2 years, 8 months ago

      Thank you Very Much !!!