Unblock Facebook in China on Android

Last updated on February 16th, 2017 at 11:12 am

China has the most Internet users in the world today. And probable China will be the leader for years. However there are lots of Internet restrictions in this country.
Among blocked sites are such popular sites as Google services (including gmail, google maps, google docs and others) Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, VOIP services like Skype and Snapchat and tones of others popular resources.
So if you are going to China, you need to care about your Internet freedom in advance.

Top Solutions to Unblock Facebook in China

There are many different solutions how you can bypass Chinese restrictions and access Facebook in China.
The most popular are:
1. Using a VPN service
2. Using Proxy
3. Using TOR browser.
If we compare these solutions we can find out the difference and see pros and cons of each solution.

TOR to Unblock Facebook in China

Pros:

  • Free

Cons:

  • Low speed
  • Not absolutely secure
  • You do not control it.

Proxy to Unblock Facebook in China

Pros:

  • Free (can be free and paid)

Cons:

  • Need to pay
  • Cannot be controlled
  • Not absolutely secure
  • Not stable

VPN to Unblock Facebook in China

Pros:

  • Fast Speed
  • Stable
  • Secure
  • 100% anonymous and reliable
  • You control and can select your virtual location (vpn server location)

Cons:

  • Not free.

What is VPN

VPN is secured encrypted tunnel that masks your geo location hiding your IP address and so helps to bypass all Internet restrictions.
Read more about VPN.

Why VPN works to unblock Facebook in China

Due to Chinese Firewall Facebook is blocked for Chinese IP address. As you read above VPN can change your IP address so you can avoid Chinese Internet censorship.
This is simple and it works in most cases.
With VPN you can control your privacy and security.

How to Unblock Facebook in China on Android

To access Facebook in China on your Android device (tablet or smartphone) you do not need any additional application of software. You can setup vpn connection on your device using systems features. This is much more secure than using any additional application.

To access Facebook in China on Android you need:

  1. Get VPN
  2. Setup VPN Connection
  3. Connect to VPN
  4. Use Facebook without any restrictions.

Below you can see simple step by step vpn setup instructions.

You can use PPTP, L2TP or Open vpn on your Android device.

Do not worry about this technical details. Making vpn connection is fast and simple!

To make a new vpn connection on your device with Android OS you need to follow the next instructions.

To create new vpn tunnel

  1. Click Settings icon

how to setup VPN in android

2. Select Wireless & Networks and tap on VPN

how to setup VPN in android

3. Tap Add VPN Network

how to setup VPN in android

4. Input connection name (Sahrzad VPN), 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.

how to setup VPN in android

5. Input your Username and password that you received from VPN account service in e-mail.
Save it and tap Connect

how to setup VPN in android
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 (Sahrzad VPN)
  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.

Once you have created vpn connection you can switch it on and off on the main settings screen.

To make a new L2TP vpn connection on your device with Android OS you need to follow the next instructions.

To create new vpn tunnel

  1. Click Settings icon
  2. Select Wireless & Networks section and tap More Wireless

how to setup VPN L2TP/IPSec in android
3. Tap VPN

4. Tap + icon on the bottom

how to setup VPN L2TP/IPSec in android

5.  Choose L2TP/IPSec PSK from Type menu. Input Server address.
Input in IPSec pre-shared key field – secret.

how to setup VPN L2TP/IPSec in android

6.  Server address must be exactly as in your account data (without http://, www or any other symbols)
Tick ‘Show advanced options’ and enter in DNS servers field 8.8.8.8

Please be carefully – don’t use any additional symbols like spaces, http://, www, / …etc in the server address.

how to setup VPN L2TP/IPSec in android

7.  Save the settings and tap on the connection name

how to setup VPN L2TP/IPSec in android

8. Input your VPN Username and Password and tick to save it

how to setup VPN L2TP/IPSec in android

For connection to vpn server:

  1. 1. Select Home > Menu > Settings
  2. 2. Tap Wireless & networks
  3. 3. Tap VPN settings
  4. 4. The VPN connections you have added are present in the list
  5. 5. Tap the VPN you wish to connect to (Sahrzad VPN)
  6. 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.

Once you have created vpn connection you can switch it on and off on the main settings screen.

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