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How to Listen to Pandora Music in China on iPhone7?

Hey. How can I listen to Pandora music in China on my iPhone 7 just like what I do at home in US? I paid for its service and do not want to give it up. Most importantly, I love Pandora the most. Please suggest

Brief Information of Pandora Music

Pandora is one of the most popular Internet music streaming services. It started in 2000 and was launched online in 2005. Car owners especially love to use it because it just acts like a personal radio station. After you indicate key words of a “seed” song or artist, Pandora gathers songs with similar qualities for you to play. You will not getting tired of the similar songs because it will insert other songs into the play list. With the huge user base and good reputation of old brand, Pandora always has been a leading service in US Internet music field. According to reliable data, it almost has taken the first place in US music rank in the whole year. It frequently ranks in the top fifth on US ios best-seller list.

Why Can’t You Access Pandora Music in China?

However, Pandora is not available in China. On one hand, Pandora music service is only opened to US, Australia and New Zealand etc. It’s not opened to China. On the other hand, the Great Firewall of China blocks Pandora as a threat. As we know, many western social media platforms, video-sharing services and search engines etc. have been banned in China as rumors and controversial political views can be spread very fast without control on those platforms. Now the government turns their attention to an unexpected target. The new target is music. They believe that people can access sexual content or sexual violence indirectly. In fact, some words and MV of song do contain corrupted and dirty thoughts. Some of them are about rape, violence and other improper content. Some songs can inspire people to live and fight effectively while others also can drive people to do bad things. Therefore, the Chinese government blocks Pandora music, Google music and other foreign music services. You can’t listen to Pandora music with the Chinese cellular network. Read the rest of this post »

Sep21

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on September 21, 2017 1:13 pm | How to Guides

How do I Remove Cyber Police Ransomware from Samsung Galaxy Phone?

I have the ransomware virus on my phone with the cyber police message. They took a picture of my face and say pay this fine, and it says I had some images on my phone of child porn, and it showed me and I never had those images even on my phone! Long story short I wanna use my phone and get rid of it, I have an Samsung Galaxy phone and it won’t let me shut it down, what do I do?

Brief Description of Cyber Police Ransomware

Is your phone locked by a cyber police threat? Have you been fined by a popup on smart phone? That does not mean that you get trouble with the cyber police or any other legit agency. In fact, your phone has been attacked by a virus. This cyber police virus is a member of the Troj/Koler Ransomware family. It has been defined as one of the most dangerous viruses. In the very beginning, the cyber police ransomware was made to attack and lock Windows-based computers to extort money from innocent users. With the development of mobile devices, cyber criminals gradually changed their main target. As mobile device becomes a necessary in daily life, Android-based mobile is the first choice. As the apps from third party are allowed to be installed on android, virus can be installed without your knowledge and permission.
Commonly, ransomware virus locks your phone or limits the Internet access. In order to scare you, it exploits the names of authorities including the Cyber police, FBI, USA Cyber Crime Investigations, and the ICE Cyber Crime Center. It claims that your phone is locked due to law violations such as watching pornography, using copyrighted files, etc. You must pay an amount of fine to end the trouble and take the phone back. In most cases, cyber criminals employ the OneVanilla, iTune gift card, Green Dot MoneyPak, Ukash, or PaySafeCard pre-paid card services to collect fake fines from unsuspecting mobile device users because it is hard to trace where the money is going to with the prepaid card. Read the rest of this post »

Sep20

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on September 20, 2017 6:33 am | How to Guides

How to Watch Netflix in China on Iphone?

Good evening. I have a problem with my Iphone. I have no idea what is wrong with it. I try to watch Netflix on it, but every time it only responds with a message saying “Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet. Enter your email & we’ll let you know when Netflix is available.” It is really weird because everything was good before I came to China yesterday. Anyway, hope you guys can help with it. I want to watch my favorite shows during my stay in China for about 3 months. Thanks a lot.

More Information about Netflix and Its Inaccessibility in China.

When you ask an American where to watch quality and wonderful TV shows on the Internet, many Americans may recommend Netflix as the best options for your consideration. This judgment is based on the fact that together with YouTube, Hulu, etc., Netflix has been classified one of the most well-known and excellent online streaming service providers in the world. Behind the website’s great success is its great movie and TV show content it provides for its millions of users distributing in many nations all around the world. Such countries as United States of America, Australia, Canada and many other countries in Europe have made a great contribution to the website’s success. But for some reasons, Netflix seems to be a little bit slow in competing for a share of the streaming market in China, a country has the biggest population in the world and is regarded as one of the most important economies on the globe. When you want to access the website in China on any devices including Iphone, a message stating something like“Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet. Enter your email & we’ll let you know when Netflix is available” will be the only page you can receive. Although YouTube and many other services like New York Times,Dailymotion, Time, Reuters, The Washington Post, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram, Vimeo, Flickr, Gmail, Google Search, Dropbox, Line, Blogger, Github, Twitter, Hulu, HBO, USA Network, ABC, BBC iPlayer, Spotify, Deezer, WWE, Star Sports, Sky Italia, etc. are all inaccessible in China, it is a different case from Netflix. The inaccessibility of YouTube and the other services is the result of the fact that Chinese government has blocked all the potentially unfriendly websites or websites that are considered to be imposing potential threats on the stability and safety of the nation with the notorious Great Firewall of China. When you try to visit YouTube in China, an error message similarly as below will be responded. Read the rest of this post »

Sep19

Published by Sarah Poehler & last modified on September 19, 2017 1:17 pm | How to Guides

How to Visit Google in China on Samsung S8?


Hello. I think there is something wrong with my Samsung S8. I can’t use the Google Search on it. It says something like

”This site can’t be reached
www.google.com took too long to respond.
Try: Checking the connection
ERR-CONNECTION-TIMED-OUT”

I have tried checking the connection by visiting some websites. I can visit local websites quickly. What is going on? How do I fix this problem? I am in China on a business travel now. Thanks a lot.

More Information about Google Being Blocked in China.

When I tried to see what will happen if I google about “what is the best search engine in the world” with Google Search, I tried twice and have the same result. I either saw it at the end of a list of search engine logo like Bing, Yahoo!, ChaCha, DuchkDuckGo, Aol., Baidu, Wolfram Alpha and Google Search or not found it in the list on the result page. It is fun that the biggest and most popular Google Search is arranged at the end of the list or not listed on the result page which does not stand for the rank in fame and popularity of a search engine though. According to many reports, Google Search is undoubtedly one of the important and powerful search engines in the world. When you ask the Chinese what search engine they use most, they will say Baidu. But when you change the question and ask some Chinese people who know both search facilities well that what you think it is the best search engine between Google Search and Baidu Search. Many of them may tell you that Google is their choice. Google Search is one internet-related service or product of the Google company which is bought by Alphabet Inc. from its founders Larry Page and Sergey in 1998. Other products or services of Google Inc. includes Google Maps or Waze, Google Calendar, Gmail, Inbox, Gmail, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, Google Allo or Duo, the Andorid mobile OS, Chrome web browser, Google Translate, Google Drive, Chrome OS, Google photos, YouTube etc. All the products range widely from software to such hardware products as Daydream View virtual reality headset, Google Keep, and so on. The company can be classified as a giant in the industry all across the world. It has been favored by users in many different countries. But in China, the Google Search and its other products like Gmail has suffered a completely different treatment by the government. It has been proved that users in China can’t access Gmail and use Google Search because both products are both blocked by the government with the notorious Great Firewall of China. When users try to do so, there will be an error message sent back which may say something like “This site can’t be reached…” on Google Chrome or “This page can’t be displayed…” on Internet Explorer. What is worse, it is reported that there are more than several thousand of websites or services being blocked in China. Such famous and popular websites as New York Times, Time, Reuters, The Washington Post, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram, Vimeo, Flickr, , Dropbox, Line, Blogger, Github, Twitter, Hulu, HBO, USA Network, BBC iPlayer, Spotify, Deezer, Star Sports, Sky Italia, etc. are all included in the list. However, in this article, we will introduce you an easy and efficient way to visit Google in China on Samsung S8. Read the rest of this post »

Sep18

Published by Sarah Poehler | How to Guides

How to Open Vimeo in China on Samsung S8?

How can I open Vimeo in China on my Samsung S8? I moved to Beijing not long ago. After settling down, I found I couldn’t load the website with the time-out error. How can I fix it?

Brief Information of Vimeo

Vimeo is one of the famous video-sharing platform which was created in 2004 by a group of filmmakers. In the beginning, they simply wanted an easy and beautiful way to share videos with their friends. Later, it started to spread and became famous gradually. The supportive community of creators began to blossom insanely. Now Vimeo is very popular all over the world. You can make, share and watch high-quality videos on it. Just enjoy 4K Ultra HD quality without ads before, during, or after your videos. It is a central place to manage all your videos.

If you travel or move to China, you will find that it is difficult to access Vimeo there. Why can’t you load Vimeo in China? It is because Vimeo is blocked by the Great Firewall of China. Like YouTube, Facebook, Google and other famous western websites and services, Vimeo can’t avoid the fate to be banned by the Chinese government. If you live in China, you may know that Internet censorship in China is very strict. As the Chinese authorities say, they are trying to protect their people by blocking the websites and services that are considered as bad and harmful. They are afraid that those websites will corrupt their people’s thoughts. Especially the social media and video-sharing platforms, they believe those services can spread a rumors and wrong views easily and effectively. Therefore, they built the Golden Shield Project to block lots of websites like Vimeo. It is not good to judge the move of a country. However, we can tell you that you still can open Vimeo in China. After all, it is not illegal to use Vimeo in China. Read the rest of this post »

Sep17

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on September 21, 2017 7:33 am | How to Guides

How to Visit Twitter in China on Samsung S8?


Hello, good evening. I am in China and have a problem with my Samsung S8. It can’t access the Twitter website. I tried many times but just failed with a return message like this as below.
This webpage is not available
Internet could not load the webpage because www.twitter.com took too long to respond. The website may be down, or you may be experiencing issues with your internet connection.
I check my internet connection. It is good to access any local websites but fail to visit websites like google, facebook. What is going on? It is weird. Can you guys please help me? Thanks a lot!

More Information about Twitter Being Blocked in China.

China is a nation with very unique culture. You many have known about the mysterious Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion; you may have seen some films which show the amazing Chinese kungfu. These may best show some aspects of Chinese traditional culture. While today’s China is one of the most important modern countries with a completely different appearance. In the history, the nation was among the world’s most important civilizations together with Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus Valley, etc. And after about 30 years of opening up and reform after the founding of new China by Chair Mao, the country has experienced significant changes. It is classified as one of the most energetic economy in the world and plays a very important part in many international issues on the global stage. Millions of travelers from other different countries going to the nation for various purposes can be viewed as one of the most important achievements China has made during the adoption of the opening up and reform policy. As the policy is implemented further, it is believed that many more visitors will be attracted to the country either for tourism or business. But it is a disappointing fact that visitors may not be allowed to visit some of the most popular websites during their stay in China. These websites or online services include Twitter, New York Times, Time, Reuters, The Washington Post, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram, Vimeo, Flickr, Gmail, Google Search, Dropbox, Line, Blogger, Github, Hulu, HBO, USA Network, ABC, BBC iPlayer, Spotify, Deezer, WWE, Star Sports, Sky Italia and other more than 3,000 websites or services of different countries. All the websites or services are all blocked by the Chinese government with the watertight Great Firewall of China. That is why when visitors from abroad or Chinese citizens try to visit Twitter on their Samsung smart phones or other devices, the web browser will return the error message “The website is not available…” or other similar messages like those on Firefox web browser on windows operating system. Read the rest of this post »

Sep15

Published by Sarah Poehler & last modified on September 18, 2017 4:24 am | How to Guides

How to Watch YouTube in China on Windows 7?


Hi, i have a problem on my Iphone. I can’t visit Facebook with the Safari. It says “Safari could not open the page because the server stopped responding.” What does this mean? What is happening? Can you please help me fix it. I am now in China this the only phone i have. Thanks a lot.

More Information about YouTube and Its Being Blocked in China

“Have you heard about YouTube?” You will find yourself a little bit stupid to ask an American such a question since the YouTube is so popular and famous among American people. Together with such brands as Vimeo, Vine, LiveLeak, Hulu, Dailymotion,etc. YouTube is one of the strongest brands in the industry of online video hosting service, which is built by Jawed Karim, Steve Chen and Chad Hurley in Feb., 2005 and in 2006, the Alphabet Inc. bought the company. The website is provided in about 76 languages. Such languages as Albanian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mongolian, Japanese, Persian, Armenian, etc. are all included in the list. Now the company is run by Google, a giant internet service provider, as a subsidiary. When you type the www.youtube.com into your web browser like Chrome or Firefox, you will see such channels as music, Comedy, Film & Entertainment, Gaming, Beauty & Fashion, sports, Tech, Cooking & Health, News & Politics etc. on its homepage. So, you can regard YouTube as a website where you can study a lot of things like tennis, basketball, computer science, and so on by watching all kinds of training videos shared on the website; or you can treat it as a way of entertainment to make your life more colorful and bright by enjoying various wonderful contents like music video, comedy, etc. For a tourism visitor, he can visit limited content on YouTube; while such features as uploading, sharing, rating, reporting, and liking are available to reach after registering. The features for a registered user like creating playlist, adding to favorites and subscribing to your friends who are also YouTube members are very useful to manage your YouTube account. Read the rest of this post »

Sep15

Published by Sarah Poehler & last modified on September 15, 2017 1:50 am | How to Guides

How to Send Message via Telegram on iPhone 7 in China?

Hello. I moved to China last month and heard that Chinese government monitor user’s messaging strictly. I don’t feel comfortable with that and want use Telegram to send and receive message because it is more secure. The problem is Telegram is blocked in China. How can I unblock and use it normally like I did in my country?

Brief Information of Telegram

Telegram is a free messaging app with a focus on security and speed. It encrypts users’ secrets, being assisted by a built-in encrypted and distributed cloud for messages and media. You can send instant message or any type of documents to your friends on any mobile or desktop. It has no limits on the size of your media and chats. Telegram sends message faster than other messaging apps. It allows you to synchronize your chats to all your devices and store your media in the cloud which is very convenient. You also can make it destruct your message with a timer. It has servers that are spread widely and has lot of users all over the world.
However, Telegram is banned by the Great Firewall of China. You can not send or receive message on Telegram with the help of local server in China. This messaging app and its website were censored in 2015 after a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on its servers in Asia Pacific. Telegram is very popular due to its end-to-end encryption. As we all know, the government of China monitor users’ online activities and its Internet censorship is high. The encryption prevents Chinese authorities from monitoring and intercepting users’ communication. By blocking Western messaging apps like Telegram, it promotes the Chinese alternatives. This sort of promotion practice allows the homegrown Chinese companies to take over the market and allows authorities to monitor users’ behavior better. Read the rest of this post »

Sep13

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on September 13, 2017 4:15 pm | How to Guides

How to Visit Facebook in China on Iphone?


Hi, i have a problem on my Iphone. I can’t visit Facebook with the Safari. It says “Safari could not open the page because the server stopped responding.” What does this mean? What is happening? Can you please help me fix it. I am now in China this the only phone i have. Thanks a lot.

How Popular Is the Facebook?How Is It Blocked in China?

Together with Twitter and other social networking platforms, Facebook is regarded as one of the most well-known social networking media across the world. The users of the media distribute in most countries in the world including Canada, United Kingdoms, Australia, Singapore, Japan, France, South Africa, etc. It may seem a little silly when asking most Americans if they know what they can do on Facebook since most of them are using the website much every day. The media may have been part of their daily life as important as computers, smart phones, internet, and so on. The users can keep in contact and interact with their families, relatives, friends, partners, colleagues, schoolmates, classmates and any other people in their social circle by posting almost anything like photos, videos, etc. on Facebook. For users who are added “friends” of the other users, they can review the articles, messages, status updates, photos posted by them. Apart from the basic features that are shared by most social networking platforms, there is another amazing feature that may be regarded as one of the most representative factors that make the media most popular in the world. Facebook allows you to create and join various user groups which are classified by workplace, hobby, or other topics. A user group can be understood as a community where users who share the same interests, favors, likes or dislikes, etc. get together on Facebook to interact with each other. For instance, if you like playing basketball and want to invite other users who have the same hobby to play together, you can just search and find a user group of basketball hobby. You will meet many basketball players there and share your ideas with them. Read the rest of this post »

Sep11

Published by Sarah Poehler | How to Guides

FBI Virus Locked Samsung Galaxy S7, S8 – How to Unlock?

Hello i did an update last night on my Galaxy S7 active and now I have an FBI lock on my phone for pornographic websites and a ransom. I’ve tried to go into safe mode but my phone requires a pin once I put the pin in it goes back to normal screen and I see the FBI thing and can’t do anything.

well i downloaded this thing because it look really weird and i wanted to see if it was real, and when i clicked and downloaded, it took me to the FBI warning where it said to say $500 and when i tried to restart my phone it popped up again and didnt let me unlock my phone, at the moment i turned off my phone because i wasnt sure what to do and now i need help on how i can get rid of the virus

I have a samsung Galaxy s 8 Plus locked up, samsung galaxy s7 that is locked from the FBI vanilla card scam virus.

More Information about the Fake FBI Prism Virus.

Samsung S7 and S8 are android phones produced by Samsung Company. Although the phones have been designed sophistically to prevent from being infected by any virus threats, it ends up failing to escape from the infection of FBI scam virus. The FBI scam virus is a ransomware that is programmed to attacked various devices like smart phones/tablets running Android system of brands such as Samsung, Huawei, LG, Motorola, ZTE, etc. This virus started to prevail several years ago and has developed into all types of variants with slight difference. As soon as the device is infected, the virus will lock it up and block victims from doing anything including restarting or powering off, let alone running any antivirus tools to kill it even though no antivirus facilities are reported effective to do that. Besides locking up the smart phones or tablets, other two traits of the virus can help further confirm if it is the FBI scam virus. First of all, the ransomware pretends to be a law enforcement agency in the country of the victims. In this case, the Department of Investigation Bureau is the government agency the virus pretends to be by stealing the title and logo of the agency. What role does this trick play in the whole scam trap? Yes, you may guess it. The trick is used to scare the victims and hurry them to make the ridiculous fine as soon as possible. The second trait to identify the FBI ransomware involves the unreal fine ranging from $100 to $500 bucks it demands the victims pay. You can view it as a ransom it requires the victims pay to unlock the device. As a matter of fact, you can unlock your phones or tablets by turning to an expert for help at much lower cost instead of paying the unreal penalty. So, you are suggested to talk to an expert for help when you find the FBI scam virus on your Samsung S7 or S8. Read the rest of this post »

Sep10

Published by Sarah Poehler & last modified on September 10, 2017 8:14 pm | How to Guides

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