Hey, there. Here is the case. I am now on my business travel in the beautiful historical place: China. I want to share my beautiful scenery picture with my families and friends via Instagram. But my Instagram is blocked by the GFW (Great Firewall of China). I can’t find a way to access it since this is my first time in visiting China and the first time that I can’t use my Instagram. What should I do? How to use Instagram from China? Anyone knows anything about that? Saying VPN services can help on Google, really? How to unblock Instagram via VPN services? Please help me! Thank you!
What Is Instagram?
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing site that enables its users to take pictures and share them either publicly or privately on the app, as well as through a variety of other social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Flickr. It allows you sharing things with your followers on your Instagram. It can be used on the device running with IOS, Windows phone, Android systems. This program is a very useful and practical social networking service.
How to Use Instagram from China via the Help of VPN service?
Nowadays, more and more people would like to use Instagram to share their interesting things with their families and friends. You can also know what your friends are doing through the video posted on Instagram. Instagram now is very popular to the majority of people around the world. But Instagram can’t always be used at some place, especially China. Many websites and services are blocked in China the Mainland. So, how to use Instagram from China would be a big problem for people who come from the other countries around the world.
Published by Selina Lynmich | How to Guides
Hello. Can I ask for some suggestions about VPN? I am a freelancer. Hence, I always work from home, coffee house and even hotels, connecting my device to the public WiFi hotspots. I need to transfer document, videos and other important files to my partners due to business reasons at any time. I must make sure that my communication is safe. I decide to purchase a VPN, but I have no idea which one I should choose. Need your tips for for VPNs on Public WiFi Hotspots. Thanks.
Why You Need VPNs on Public WiFi Hotspots?
VPN is a useful service for Internet users. It protects your online activities and hides your real identity from on certain websites. With VPN service, you can use your company’s resource and have remote meeting with your staff freely and safely when you are on a business trip. When you are in a coffee house with your friend, you have to check an important email and deal with an emergency case. At that time, you have to connect your device to the public WiFi hotspots and start your work immediately. Be careful with public WiFi hotspots. Though they are free and convenient, you ought to note that the public WiFi hotspots have not been secured. Usually, free public hotspots do not encrypt your data and session online. Once you connect your device to those hotspots, the cyber criminals can snoop and steal your precious information. For example, they will steal your credit card or other bank card information while you do shopping online via the free public hotspots. When you share the confidential files with your boss at the airport, they will intercept the confidential information and sell it to the third party for illegal money. It really is a huge risk to use public WiFi hotspots. If you are always on a trip and need to handle case at any time, we suggest you use VPN service to encrypt network connection and protect your data. Not only for businessmen, you also need a VPN if you always do shopping online and use public WiFi hotspots frequently. The hackers can steal your money secretly without a network protection. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on January 17, 2017 8:21 am | How to set up VPN
Netflix is a well-known global entertainment company that offers streaming media and DVD by mail and video on demand online. Film television production and online distribution were added to become part of its business in 2013. Since its establishment on August 29, 1977, in Scotts Valley, California, by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, the company has developed to be an outstanding online service provider that is favored by millions of users all around the world. For many subscribers, Netflix is not only entertainment, but also a lifestyle that they can’t live without.
While the wonderful movies and TV shows on the Netflix are not equally same available for all countries and regions all over the world. For example, Most Indian users were disappointed when the online video services provider restricted their access to a very small portion of its library. The company says copyright issues prevent it from giving Indian consumers access to international content. In China, when the Netflix domain www.netflix.com is typed into your browser, the user will be disappointed with the message saying “Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet.Enter your email & we’ll let you know when Netflix is available.”This means Chinese people or foreign visitors who live or move to China can’t stream TV shows and movies instantly at all directly from China without any measures taken.
What Is the Cause of failing to Watch Netflix from China?
It is known to many people that Internet in China is strictly censored and monitored by the strictest firewall on the globe, the Great Firewall of China (GFW), also officially known as Golden Shield Project. It is reported that more than 3000 foreign websites are not accessible directly from China without applying a certain technology to circumvent the geo-restrictions and censorship. Such popular social networking websites as Facebook and Twitter are inaccessible in China, either. While in comparison with the case where the Netflix is not reachable directly in China, it is found the causes that bring about the same failure when these websites are visited are much different. In the case of the Facebook or Twitter, censorship is said to be the cause of the failure. While geo-restrictions are much better to explain the reason why visitor can’t access the Netflix from China. To say it simply and plainly, China is not listed in the countries where users or subscribers are licensed to stream the content of the Netflix. That is why the visitors will be presented the message of “Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet. Enter your email & we’ll let you know when Netflix is available.” when the Netflix is visited from China no matter whether or not you are one of the millions of faithful paying customers who love the website so much that are willing to pay his monthly fees to enjoy its movies and TV shows.
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Published by Sarah Poehler & last modified on January 9, 2017 8:04 am | How to Guides
Would you please provide the best VPNs for China? I need one to encrypt my Network Connection and access foreign websites. It’s emergency. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
What is a VPN?
VPN is short for Virtual Private Network. It creates a secure and encrypted connection like a tunnel under the sea for you. The connections between your computer and the server operated by the VPN service guarantees that all of the data you’re sending and receiving is encrypted and secured from hacker’s eyes. People can share data freely. Some VPNs have been developed to overcome firewall so as to access websites that have been blocked in some areas. With the best VPNs for China, you will be able to visit those websites and collect useful information for foreign trade. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on January 10, 2017 2:09 am | How to Guides
Hi, there. I was on my way of business on China at the airport. At the time I am waiting for my flight, I would like to get some resources from my Company which is based on New York, United State. I am using a Mac laptop. How can I get the data by remote with encryption network while I am connecting to the airport public Wi-Fi? I had ever seen my colleagues who used to set up VPN on their Macs and then use VPN service to get data outside our company. I do see VPN settings on my Mac. But I don’t know where I should start first. How to set up VPN on Mac? That is a big problem for me. Please help!
What is a VPN?
Why do people want to setup a VPN on their Macs? How to set up VPN on Mac? Nowadays, with the rapid development of IT technology, VPN service is more and more common for kinds of people. VPN is short for Virtual Private Network, which is a type of Internet connection that allows users to establish a secure connection between a computer or a mobile device and a server. A VPN connection can allows you do to kinds of things. It allows you to get connected to a private network where is built a firewall over the Internet. VPN service is very suitable for a company network which can help you encrypt the company network to in case hackers access the company’s network and then pilfer company’s trade secret. Thus, most companies choose to set up a VPN for their company network to protect data from being revealed via Internet. For personal use, if you set up a VPN on your Mac, you can protect your network security while you are online, especially connecting to a public Wi-Fi like hotel, restaurant, coffee house, airport, hospital, as well as other public places.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last modified on January 6, 2017 6:48 am | How to Guides
You can’t browse the Internet normally when you want to visit the websites within the country or outside the country? It seems your personal data on your computer was revealed to the public because you get access errors from time to times. You are using a Windows 10 which is the latest version of windows. You still get problems without setting up VPN on your Windows 10? What should you do? Do you want to set up VPN to protect your computer security and browse the Internet quickly? How to Set up VPN on Windows 10?
What Is a VPN and Its Service?
VPNs are short for Virtual Private Networks which used to get access into privacy enhancement, censorship avoidance, anonymous file sharing, and more with rapid Internet speed. If your Windows computers connects to a VPN, it can make you browse online safely by rerouting your Windows computer via an encrypted server. Besides, your computer’s IP address can be shown as the same local network as the VPN even though an IP address of other country. The most important thing is that, with a VPN setting up on your Windows 10 computer, you can enjoy the most secure network environment because all your network traffic is sent over a secure connection to the VPN. In addition, it allows you to get access the local network resources secretly and securely even when you are browsing on other sides of the world. Also, the VPN can be used within a company network for the workers to get company resources securely. Last but not the least, using a VPN’s network location to browser the Net can allows gaining some benefits if you are using the public WIFI or want to visit some geo-blocked websites.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last modified on January 5, 2017 7:20 am | How to Guides
Despite what you believe, snooping on your emails, your personal chats, the websites you visit online and even the pictures you share may be a lot easier than what you think.
Look around you. There are enough privacy-breach horror stories floating around each day. Photos getting hacked, user data being tracked, private information being stolen and emails being spied upon. That’s why VPN services have become a critical part of an internet user’s toolset.
What Kind of VPNs Have You Heard?
You absolutely cannot leave it to chance anymore even while browsing casually, let alone accessing websites or services which are deemed illegal by law enforcement authorities in your country.
A VPN allows you to virtually geo-shift your location making it seem like you are accessing the website from a different place altogether, thereby unlocking the website.
Does that sound like you are trying to game the system? If you didn’t know yet, then Facebook is banned in China, Australians cannot access Netflix and the Indian government recently blocked access to more than 2000 websites.
Whatever happened to the good old internet which was meant to be free, uncensored and private? Read the rest of this post »
Published by Andrew Gonzalez & last modified on January 4, 2017 10:45 am | How to Guides