How to Unblock WhatsApp in China

WhatsApp today is one of the most popular messenger in the world. It is use by over a billion users worldwide. However Whatsapp is blocked in China now. Find out how to unblock it safe and easy.

Whatsapp is not the most popular application in China, according the Google Trends. Please review the chart below, but it still has millions of fans.

How to Use Whatsapp in China

The most reliable and secure solution to unblock sites in China is a VPN – Virtual Private network.

VPN is a secured tunnel that lets to mask your IP address and also encrypt all your traffic. Using vpn you and bypass China’s Internet censorship and avoid all the filters.

VPN can be used on computers, smartphones and tablets operated by iOS and Android.

VPN is very powerful technology for online security and privacy that makes you free in the global network.


How to use WhatsApp on iOS in China

Below you can see simple instructions how to use Wahtsapp in China.

  1. Click Settings > General > VPN
  2. Tap Add VPN Configuration
  3. Select L2TP VPN and enter you VPN account data. You will receive your VPN server, username and password in the e-mail
    Server address must be exactly as in your account data (without http://, www or any other symbols).
  4. Save your VPN configuration. Once you have created VPN connection you can switch it ON and OFF on the main settings screen

When you are connected to VPN you can enjoy WhatsApp without any restrictions.

How to use WhasApp on Android in China

To use WhatsApp on your Android device you need to make a vpn connection between you and vpn server. You do not need any additional software or applications. All you need is make a few simple steps:

  1. Tap Settings
  2. Select Wireless & Networks and tap on VPN
  3. Add VPN Network
  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.
  5. Input your Username and password that you received from VPN account service in e-mail.
    Save it and tap Connect

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.


Using a VPN connection you can stay in touch with your friends and family without any limits wherever you are.
WhatsApp is not an exaction, many others similar services are blocked in China, like Line, Signal, Facebook


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