How to access Netflix, Pandora, YouTube, Instagram, and any other region-locked apps and websites on Android

How to access Netflix, Pandora, YouTube, Instagram, and any other region-locked apps and websites on Android
Whether you want to encrypt your internet traffic or simply want to access your favorite services that you actually pay for, the why's of a VPN are many. In case this is the first time you hear about VPN, we recently did a little piece on it that you may want to read. In short, a VPN is a virtual private network that allows you to route your device's traffic through another (usually a server) – even one potentially thousands of miles away from your current location. As mentioned, this allows you to access websites and apps that you wouldn't otherwise be able to, even if you pay for them on a monthly basis (say, you're on a vacation and want to watch some Netflix).

Luckily for all of us, there's no shortage of VPN services, both free and paid. As you can imagine, the second breed is usually far superior in terms of reliability, speeds and security, but the truth is that settling for one means having a go through a number of them. That's because different companies will provide different levels of quality depending on your location. Today, we'll show you how you can use an Android VPN app to access region-locked apps and websites (Netflix, Pandora, YouTube, Instagram, etc) – it's dead-simple to use and requires no manual setup whatsoever.

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7 Comments

3. Cvagoc95

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 28, 2014

Can I use this app to use Samsung Milk ?? Cause I live in Europe

5. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

I use openvpn, the best thing in the world.it is based on open platform so it is forever free.use it with easyovpn to import IP... Can't find it on WP, wish it comes with w10

6. Tejas9

Posts: 95; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

Same old same old.

7. Cvagoc95

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 28, 2014

Does my N9005 need to be rooted?

9. remsammi

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

It should not need to be rooted -- VPN functionality is built into Android. Sadly, the one area of VPNing where you DO need to be rooted is when you're trying to tether from phone to tablet... it used to work via Bluetooth, but now that's mostly broken. :(

8. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

That snake image looks like an evil version of the AT&T logo.

10. tauseeefgt

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 24, 2015

All these channels and websites which are not working on android devices can easily be open by using vpn tool for android. On vpnranks you can find the details of top andorid vpn providers which is useful for users.

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