HideMyAss VPN review

Last Updated on June 8, 2023 by Daniel Wright

HideMyAss is a VPN service based in United Kingdom which is part of 5 9 14 eyes countries and is part of enemies of the internet. 

The cheapest plan of HideMyAss starts at $4.99 and will get you access to 980+ servers in 190+ countries and 5 simultaneous connections. 

The speed of HideMyAss in our testing was fast. HideMyAss ranks on 63. position in our rankings.

Security & privacy of HideMyAss

HideMyAss is ranked number 6 in our privacy rankings. It does log IP address, does log DNS, doesn’t log traffic, and does log bandwidth. HideMyAss uses PPTP, L2TP and OpenVPN tunnelling protocols with 256-bit encryption, which is considered a standard in the security industry.

IP address logsYes
DNS logsYes
Traffic logsNo
Bandwidth logsYes
Timestamps logsYes
Tunneling protocolsPPTP, L2TP and OpenVPN
IP leaksNo
DNS leaksNo

Features of HideMyAss

HideMyAss doesn’t support streaming services such as Netflix and also allows P2P traffic. HideMyAss has killswitch which automatically disconnects your device from the internet if your internet connection drops. You can use it on 5 devices at the same time.

Torrenting (P2P traffic)Yes

HideMyAss speed & countries

During the test, HideMyAss had a fast speed on my 100mbps connection. This is a very important factor as VPN shouldn’t limit you during your time online and anything with below average speed should be a red flag if you plan to use a VPN for streaming or torrenting. 
It offers a variety of countries and based on the information from their website, HideMyAss uses 6 in 190+ locations across the world.

User interface of HMA (HideMyAss VPN)

Download HideMyAss

I’ve downloaded HideMyAss on their official website at www.HideMyAss.com. It offers free trial, however you can always try it for free as there is a 30 Days money-back guarantee. 

The subscription plan of HideMyAss starts at $4.99 which makes it number 38. in our VPN rankings based on price. 

During my testing I tried HideMyAss on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS without any problems. 

HideMyAss overall ranking

Based on my testing I’ve ranked HideMyAss on 63. position. If I consider just price the rank would be 38. If you want to know which VPN is ranked number 1, check out our total rankings here.

Daniel Wright