How Can Someone Bypass Blocked Sites?

Simplest Solution: Use a VPN

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I don't see how any of these could work in a work environment, with proper policies in place. These are syndicated editions of pieces regularly collated and distributed to email addresses and RSS Readers, saving users the time spent visiting individual sites. Again, you'll most likely need to do this from a personal computer on an unrestricted network e. So, get ready to open up blocked sites from your computer. You could also scan if some of the high port numbers are open and run the SSH server on one of those. Link to MakeUseOf Review: You might think which proxy browser can be best for browsing blocked websites for free.

How to Bypass Blocked Websites at School?

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There are many available, including the widely known Hide My Ass. However, if you want to quickly access a single blocked site without installing anything or changing any system settings, this may work for you. If you do have an SSH server you can access, you can connect to it remotely and set up tunneling, redirecting all your web browsing traffic over the secure connection. If you ever stumble across a blocked website, these tips should help you understand how to get around the block.

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Windows Mac iPhone Android. Smarthome Office Security Linux. Next, head to the Advanced menu and click the "Settings" button in the Network tab. From here, select the "Manual proxy configuration" option, then enter your proxy's IP address and port number.

After clicking "OK" on this menu, your Firefox Portable browser will use the anonymous proxy, which should allow you to access any site. Some educational filters block all of the above, especially on the systems with which they facilitate students.

Here are workarounds that work perfectly well:. Same here, it's absolutely ridiculous how much they blocked. I mean, is Wattpad really social media?! Wattpad is literally the reason I'm on here. All of the links this website provided me are blocked too: Wow, I'm lucky then. Wattpad isn't blocked, although everything else seems to be. Some school firewalls will fail to block subdomains. For example, wonderhowto might be blocked but digiwonk.

None of these worked. I have not only the school blocking this but also Iboss. I was never able to try the fourth since I don't have a USB flash drive. What makes this more difficult, I'm using a Chromebook so software is limited.

Same just go home to a different computer, open chrome to the store, while on your school account , and install it! It works because the school didn't authorize that computer. Honestly i didn't think this was going to work, i tried all of the links and all of the websites were blocked then i tried the " Ultrasurf " it works great, i am glad i came across this, i was freaking out because i had no way to get onto any websites that i need and since my laptop is my only electronic i was freaking out, but thank you so much so far it's great: So I have a school blocked Chromebook and it doesn't have anything to open like files or install the files any other ways?

Open the HideMe site. If this site is blocked on your computer, try using the ProxySite proxy instead. Enter a website's address. Type the address of a blocked website into the "Enter web address" text box that's in the middle of the page. You can also select a different country by clicking the "Proxy location" drop-down box and then clicking a new country in the resulting drop-down menu. It's a yellow button below the text box. Doing so will begin loading your website. Open the ProxySite site.

If this site is blocked on your computer, you can search for a different proxy site, or you can attempt using a portable browser. Type the address of a blocked website into the text box near the top of the page. You can also select a different country as your server location by clicking the "US Server" drop-down box and then clicking a different country's name in the resulting menu. It's an orange button to the right of the text box. Understand how this method works. A few Internet browsers come equipped with built-in proxies that allow you to bypass web restrictions.

These browsers are usually impossible to download on restricted computers, but a few of them have "portable" versions; you can install the portable version of such a browser onto a flash drive and then run the browser on the restricted computer from the flash drive. You'll likely need to use a personal computer on an unrestricted network to install the portable browser onto your flash drive. If the computer on which you're attempting to use the portable browser doesn't allow for USB connections, you won't be able to use a portable browser on it.

Plug a flash drive into your computer. It should plug into one of your computer's USB ports. Again, you'll most likely need to do this from a personal computer on an unrestricted network e. Open the Tor download page. It's a purple button in the middle of the page.

Move the Tor setup file onto your flash drive. Go to the folder into which the setup file downloaded, then do the following: Click the file to select it. Click your flash drive's name on the left side of the window. Click a blank space in the flash drive's window. Install Tor on your flash drive. Uncheck both boxes and click Finish when prompted. Mac - Double-click the Tor DMG file, verify the download if necessary, and follow any additional instructions on-screen.

Eject your flash drive. Now that Tor is installed on the flash drive, you can proceed with running Tor on your restricted computer without worrying about the installation being denied. Plug your flash drive into a restricted computer. This should be the computer on which you want to access a blocked website.

Open your flash drive if it didn't already open. Double-click the "Tor Browser" folder.

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