If you've updated to the latest version of the Hotstar app on iPhone / iPad you may have noticed that it now detects if you are using a VPN to bypass the geoblocking. 

Don't worry, by following the steps in this guide, you can bypass this.

The error displayed is shown below 

VPN Detected you seem to be using an unblocked or proxy Please turn off the services and try again, If you continue to see this after turning off proxy, please reach as at hello@hotstar.com

How to fix this :

Step 1: Double click the home button and swipe the app to completely close it.

Step 2: make sure your VPN connection is switched OFF

Step 3: Open up hotstar and wait for the basic content to load up

Step 4: go to settings > VPN and turn your VPN on. Wait until the VPN label is in the status bar as this means it is connected

Step 5: Double click the home button and go back to the Hotstar app that is running in the background

Step 6: Enjoy your content