HideMyNet Review and 42% Off Lifetime Discount

Feb. 2014 update: HideMyNet VPN is now IronSocket. The company is now located in Hong Kong and provides the same high level of service.

HideMyNet Review

HideMyNet provides a quality VPN service. Offering 22 VPN servers in 12 countries around the world. With unlimited VPN access for $6.99 a month. HMN supports OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP. With unlimited access to all VPN protocols plus additional HTTP/squid proxy access.

HideMyNet (HMN) VPN servers

  • Hide My Net supports mutiple VPN technologies including OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP. For those unfamiliar OpenVPN is more secure and great for connecting from PC or Mac. While PPTP / L2TP extends compatibility to mobile devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android phones / tablets.
  • HideMyNet offers 22 VPN servers across 12 different countries. Let’s take a look at each VPN server location HMN has to offer. Remember you can switch locations any time you want and each server supports all VPN protocols.
  • Hide My Net VPN Servers:
    • United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Romania, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.
  • HideMyNet iPhone, iPad, Android – connect to any VPN server via PPTP / L2TP. Server addresses are on the HMN network page.

Hide My Net Performance Testing

  • Baseline speed test – before connecting to HideMyNet VPN we tested our Internet speed and found it to be 39.90 Mbps download and 3.16 Mbps upstream.

HideMyNet PPTP Speed Test

  • Hide My Net PPTP speed test – after connecting to HMN’s NYC server via PPTP we tested our Internet speed again and found it to be 19.95 Mbps download and 2.98 Mbps upstream.

HideMyNet L2TP Speed Test

  • Hide My Net L2TP speed test – after connecting to HMN’s NYC server via L2TP we tested our Internet speed again and found it to be 18.58 Mbps download and 2.89 Mbps upstream.

Hide My Net VPN Compatibility

  • As mentioned above HMN supports mutiple VPN protocols including OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP. By doing so they offer support for a wide range of users. In addition members receive a free proxy account. You can use 1 active IP for each.
  • System compatibility – HMN supports Windows (7, Vista, XP), Mac OS X (Tiger, Leopard) and Android.
  • Mobile compatibility – HideMyNet supports iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices.
  • Browser compatibility – HMN supports Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Opera.

HideMyNet VPN Pricing & Term Discount

  • The HideMyNet VPN service is available for $6.99 a month. They also offer quarterly, semi-annual and annual subscriptions.


We enjoyed testing HideMyNet VPN. The service was reliable and the network section of the site is very helpful. Allowing you to easily browse through their VPN servers. View bandwidth usage, open ports and VPN server addresses for PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN and HTTP Proxy. We only wish the service offered a free trial or low cost test account. Regardless we like HideMyNet VPN and recommend the service.

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