Do you have problem in listening to YouTube music in China? Why it always displays “timed out” error and tells you to check the firewall while you try to open YouTube music? It is because YouTube music is blocked by the Great Firewall of China. In order to listen to the music, you need to bypass the firewall. In this article, we will talk about how to listen to YouTube music in China.
YouTube music is a channel of YouTube, and YouTube is owned by Google. It is a music library which allows you to watch and listen to a nearly endless catalog in an app designed for music discovery. You can listen to the music while running, walking or doing other things. Besides, it lets you watch lots of music video with different styles from different countries during spare time. Many music loves choose YouTube music because of the famous platform and various contents. The YouTube fans love its music. However, YouTube music is not available for users in China due to some reasons.
As we know, Google is blocked by the Chinese authorities for failure to comply with local legislation back in 2009. At the same time, YouTube belongs to Google and it is blocked as well as Blogger and Gmail. Back then, Google refused to delete contents that had bad influence on China and its people. The Chinese government believed that those contents were responsible for the riots in Tibet. A video showed a conflict between a policeman and citizen has been spread widely on the video sharing and social media platform. That provoked people in Tibet which was really bad for their unity. However, others found out that the video had been edited. The incident in the video did not happen. Therefore, the Chinese authorities decided to block those websites and services that deemed to be harmful to their nation. In this case, Google, YouTube and Facebook etc. are blocked. Not only videos and social media platforms are blocked, the music also is not available. It is because the bad music can incite people. This is why you are not able to listen to YouTube music in China. At the same time, China’s attempt to break the near-monopoly grip of YouTube on the global free-to-view video platform to nurture local startups like MiaoPai, Bilibili and Youku to flourish.
Your connection to YouTube music is blocked due to the China-based IP. In order to bypass the censorship, you need an IP from a country or region where YouTube is available. You don’t have to move to another country and still can be located outside China on the Internet with the help of special tool. This tool provides new IP to mask your real one. The new IP will not give away your location in China. This tool is VPN. What is a VPN? VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It creates an encrypted and secure connection between you and the website you are visiting. The VPN server plays the role of a middleman between you and the website that you are visiting. Given that the network traffic between you and websites is encrypted like a tunnel, the ISP will have no idea of your traffic emerges without signs of who you are or where you’re connecting from. The VPN server provides new IPs to replace your real IP. With the help of VPN, you will be able to safely listen to YouTube music any time when traveling in China.
Before you read the steps, let us tell you something important. Some VPN websites are filtered by the Chinese government almost every day, and hence there may be a possibility that some of these websites are not working anymore. So make sure that you have seen the updated VPN list before choosing one.
How to listen to YouTube music on Samsung S8 in China
To use it on your Android device you need to make a VPN connection between you and VPN server. You do not need any additional software or applications. All you need is make a few simple steps:
1. Tap Settings
2. Select Wireless & Networks and tap on VPN
3. Add VPN Network
4. Input connection name, select the type of your VPN connection – PPTP VPN, input VPN server address from your account data.
Please be carefully – don’t use any additional symbols like spaces, http://, www, / …etc in the server address.
5. Input your Username and password that you received from VPN account service in e-mail.
Save it and tap Connect
How to safely listen to YouTube music on iOS in China
Below you can see simple instructions how to access it in China.
1. Click Settings > General > VPN
2. Tap Add VPN Configuration
3. Select L2TP VPN and enter you VPN account data. You will receive your VPN server, username and password in the e-mail
Server address must be exactly as in your account data (without http://, www or any other symbols).
4. Save your VPN configuration. Once you have created VPN connection you can switch it ON and OFF on the main settings screen
When you are connected to VPN you can access YouTube Music without any restrictions.
For connection to vpn server:
1. Select Home > Menu > Settings
2. Tap Wireless & networks
3. Tap VPN settings
4. The VPN connections you have added are present in the list
5. Tap the VPN you wish to connect to
6. A dialog box will open asking for your credentials, enter them and click connect
When you are connected to VPN, you will see an ongoing notification in the Status bar on your Android device. If you are disconnected, you will receive a notification and an option to go back to the VPN settings section.
1. Always choose the server that is near China so that one can get the fastest possible results.
2. These VPNs are not free of cost hence ready to pay some affordable price to get the access to the Telegram and other blocked websites.
3. Moreover, never search or do something that can be offensive to Chinese authorities something traceable by GFW.
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YouTube music is not available for users in China. However, many people who love it move or travel to China for some reasons. Besides, Chinese users used it in other country and still want to use it in their own country China. That make VPNs very popular in China. As lots of websites and services are blocked in China, people find that it is very convenient to surf in China. Therefore, they choose VPN to access YouTube music and other blocked websites. VPN forms a private tunnel for each user to pass the data to their servers. From the VPN server. The data is sent to the actual user again in the encoded form. The ISP or firewall will not know where and who you really are. They do not detect that you are living in China, so they will not prevent you from accessing YouTube music. All you need to do is to choose a VPN server that is not located in China but can be in other countries such as Japan.Though it can be in any country, it is better to choose to a server is geographically near to China as it reduces the time lag in communications. During the process, the data could not be hacked or could not be used for illegal purposes. So try using a VPN to unblock Youtube music in China, you would really be amazed by the blazing speed of connections and the reliability of the network as well. Enjoy the amazing YouTube music with the VPN on your Samsung S8. You will not regret it.
Kindly Reminder: If you have any question regarding how to safely listen to YouTube music in China on Samsung S8 and how to Set up VPN on your device, please live chat with YooCare online expert for help.
Published by & last updated on May 30, 2019 8:09 am