How to visit blocked websites on your Android smartphone or tablet

How to visit blocked websites on your Android smartphone or tablet
Due to various reasons that we're not going to discuss here, your Internet provider may block certain websites or web services in your area. That's obviously a big problem if your favorite website is being blocked, but we're happy to say that there's a way you can circumvent these limitations and access blocked websites from your Android devices.

Truth be told, there are multiple ways that we can go about to achieving the same trick, visiting blocked websites on your Android smartphone or tablet. For the sake of simplicity, we're going to discuss just the most straightforward way of accomplishing this task.

In just a few simple steps, we'll show you how to visit blocked websites or web services on any Android device:

Step 1. Download Orbot, a free proxy app that can work with the encrypted Tor network. Orbot will encrypt the data your device sends and receives via the Internet.

Step 2. Download Orweb, the Orbot companion browser. We'll use this app later to browse websites without fear of being intercepted or blocked.

Step 3. Open up the Orbot app, then long press the start button. This will start up Tor.

Step 4. Open the Orweb browser, then visit any website you want. You'll notice that you'll be able to visit most of the websites that you were previously locked out of.

There you go, now you know how to reach blocked websites using an Android device. Make sure to drop us a comment in the section below and let us know if this method works for you!

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8 Comments

1. olatgf

Posts: 37; Member since: May 02, 2015

Nice tutorial

2. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Hotspot Shield is best and free..

3. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Thanks for share. PA.

6. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

Does this work in china? When I was there, I was so pissed off that Chinese internet blocked Google and its services. >.

8. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Ah yes. China. The struggle there is real.

7. FaisalWibowo11

Posts: 166; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Why so complicated? Porn sites is blocked in my country and all I have to do is open them with opera mini.

9. Kary1

Posts: 300; Member since: Jun 26, 2015

Where or with what carriers is this a problem?

10. iReligion

Posts: 17; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

I have a problem with this. I did this but google sends me thru Capcha's and the gun sites i downloaded this for, block me because they think I am in turkey. I added a exit node {us} i think that worked but would love some expert advice.

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