How To Get YouTube When It's Blocked


Many schools and businesses use a firewall to block access to YouTube, making it difficult (but not impossible) to access

If your school or office firewall blocks access to YouTube you may be able to use a proxy service to get get around the firewalls and access any website you want.

The easy way: Try Firefox to get around the firewall

"Firefox has built-in proxy connection settings"

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Try the built-in proxy connection settings with an Anonymizer service to access YouTube at school or work when it's blocked

Firefox is not affected by many network restrictions that system administrators may automatically apply to Internet Explorer every time you use it. More importantly, Firefox has built-in proxy-connection settings, which when used with settings that you can get from an anonymous web surfing or anonymizer service, can allow you to get to virtually any website you want even if it is blocked by a firewall. Firefox has several other features such as Google-integration for faster searches, automatic pop-up blockers and more. Firefox is free.

Get to You-Tube from work or school, even through a firewall by using an Anonymizer or Private web surfing site

For years internet privacy experts have been using anonymizers, Proxies, private web-surfing services and other identity hiding software or services to get to websites privately.

 

These anonymizers and Anonymous web surfing services are usually used to hide your tracks while surfing the internet, making it impossible for anyone to trace what web-pages you have visited - but you can also use anonymizers and proxies to access YouTube and other websites at school or work that are blocked by a firewall. These anonymous web surfing services when used together with Firefox will usually let you get around any firewall. Most web-proxy services or anonymizers are not free, but many do offer partial service for free or a free trial period, which might work for you depending on what type of firewall your school uses. You may have to try a few different internet anonymous web surfing services or proxies to see which one works best with the firewall that your school or office has. Most of these services do not require you to install any software on the computer you're using at. You simply log into their website from work or school, then use the service to get to YouTube.com or whatever websites your school or business firewall is blocking. You can use these services with or without Firefox.

How an anonymizer gets around a firewall

An anonymizer or Private web-surfing service gets around your school's firewall by setting up a connection between your computer and the anonymizer service or proxy, so the firewall only sees the connection from you to them. The anonymizer's computers then connect to YouTube.com (or Hotmail, Myspace, etc) with their internet connection and send the data back to you. To the school's firewall it looks like your computer is connecting to the proxy's web address and not Youtube.com.

Some schools block proxys and anonymous web surfing sites, especially the free ones, so you may have to try a few to find one that works

The I.T. guys at your school or in your company's I.T. Department might be smart enough to configure their firewall to block the common proxys and private web-surfing websites and services right along with blocking YouTube.com. Lucky for you, there are LOTS of different internet-proxy and anonymizer services to choose from! You may have to experiment with different proxies until you find one that works with the firewall settings at your school or in your office at work.

There are no guarantees when they block YouTube.com

You might only have to try one or two different anonyimizers or web-proxy services before you can connect to YouTube.com from school. You might also try 50 and never find one that works if your school's firewall is really good. The only way to find it is to try. WARNING: The use of web-proxies or anonymizers to bypass firewalls might be against the rules at your school or place of employment. If using proxies is against the rules, use them at your own risk or don't use them at all!

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Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Re: How To Get YouTube When It's Blocked
For all of you who's youtube blocked by your company please install bluestuck And inside thatinstall Youtube player and watched video's
WildWolfee (not verified)
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Found a solution by experimenting with deleting programs. Go to Control Panel or My computer depending software version and select Add Remove Programs and delete

Adobe Acrobat Reader or Adobe Flash or any other Adobe program that
is related to video or email or word processing like programs.

I deleted Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash and rebooted the PC, bear in mind I have
Windows XP Home. After reboot I can play videos and I reloaded my sound card program
and have sound and video. The good news is those programs are free @ Adobe.com so getting another copy is easy. The file must have been corrupted.

Also, with Acrobat Reader you can choose Uninstall and then choose Repair, that might work if you have data and don't want to back it up somehow. Good luck.

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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fudge this buLL sh!t nothing under the freakin sun works!
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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sorry about what I said I am getting off of this website and I am never coming here ever again
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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wow dude you seriously say a curse word because of that little comment that they made you are such a facker o look now I'm the one cursing hahahaha
WildWolfee (not verified)
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WildWolfee here, I'm at home and got blocked by Youtube I think. CNN mentioned once
that youtube was accused of blocking people that used the service too much and those
who loaded videos criticizing youtube the company..... for spyware issue they resolved but like to pretend innocence over. You know how the corporate boyz are!

Any ideas on how I can regain access without using a proxy sever? I tried 5 pages worth of ideas from this thread but no luck except a cloaking site. Had luck with ninjaclok but prefer direct access for speed and less wasted time.

Also, been thinking about a partial WINXP reformat to reset part of my settings without doing a full reformat. Would that work? Maybe its time to upgrade to a newer operating system but this one works and the hackers ignore older versions.
Thanks. Stay strong!!

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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you will just have to not get on to youtube you loser

love dad

WildWolfee (not verified)
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Wow, what a douche bag you allegedly grew up to be, that
assumes you ever grew up let alone comprehend complexities.
I hear soap boxes make douches appear taller so perhaps
you could go fetch one and pretend you matter.

Michael (not verified)
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I used to know like, 3 proxies for middle school 6 months back. They eventually got blocked, but they might work for you!

Privatebrowsing
Proxy-nlhide.me
Megaproxy ( free trial. something like 10 free trys during each 12 hours.

Hope This Helped!

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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you #yolo to no end
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Getting YouTube When It's Blocked
I want to know how to go to youtube for free on my laptop.
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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Anonymous Visitor wrote:
I want to know how to go to youtube for free on my laptop.
me too
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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Another way is to search m.youtube.com in your address bar, this works in all browsers, this worked for me when nothing else did! This works by tricking your address bar!
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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Try this website. If this doesnt work then i dont know wht to do else} proxy-freevpn.appspot.com
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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i did it but they figured it out
D. Smith (not verified)
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There are a number of ways depending on how good the firewall is
1. Use the extension HTTPS EVERYWHERE in mozilla firefox or google chrome.
2. Try a online proxy like hidemyass.com with ssl button turned on.
If that fails,
3.Use Tor browser, download from their official site and just run it, you don't need to install it. Go to settings, fill your school's proxy address and port number, generally they are http or less likely https and rarely sock4/sock5[[normally schools/colleges have a server and it is not direct connection & if not then select no proxy in settings]].
If all else fails, use a paid reputed VPN {Virtual Private Network} as there are very few free vpns and they generally gets detected although try out the vpn first {many vpn offer trials} as detection depends on how good the firewall is.

Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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Youtube is seriously blocked at our work. My coworker told me he was able to view youtube after somebody sent him a link to a youtube video, and he was able to watch it. I never looked into it, but today, I was able to view youtube by clicking a link in a Reddit thread. It brought me to a Sting music video which I was able to watch. Once I was in youtube, I could watch anything (and did!). It'd be nice if somebody could explain how this happened so we could replicate the procedure. I immediately wrote down the exact steps I took to get to that magic link. I tried it again, and it worked the second time. Anybody know what's going on with this?
zapata131 (not verified)
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Probably an https link. That happends too at my work. Mosst sites ae seriously blocked but you can always https them.
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
YouTube blocked
How can I do this? Nothing I try works!!!
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Get YouTube When It's Blocked
I guess my boss wants me to work instead of watching Youtube because it's blocked and nothing I've tried works.
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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yes but I shall use a tactical nuke to destroy the firewall blocks! hazaa! >Smile lolz
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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yes
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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the people at our school aren't stupid. cant even get to the control panel. gotta go through help to get to it! I tried this. they restricted us from downloading anything!
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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Web Page Blocked!

You have tried to access a web page which is in violation of your internet usage policy.

URL: www.youtube.com/?hl=en-GB&gl=GB
Category: Streaming Media and Download

To have the rating of this web page re-evaluated
https://www.youtube.com/?hl=en-GB&gl=GB

You have tried to access a web page which is in violation of your internet usage policy.

URL: www.facebook.com/
Category: Social Networking

To have the rating of this web page re-evaluated
https://www.facebook.com/

I See Stupid People (not verified)
Re: How To Get YouTube When It's Blocked
The person that owns or is in charge of you using their internet does not want you to waste time on these websites. To get those websites unblocked, talk to that person.
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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that doesnt work in shool
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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-_- itz my college!! they recently put FortiGuard Web-filter.... We dont have access to any e-commerce site even... im finding a way to access it or any of the blocked sites i have mentioned above..
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Get On YouTube When It's Blocked
copy youtube URL and paste in media player
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
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nothing has worked for me when trying to access youtube videos. I have scanned for viruses and did everything on the checklist when error pops up. i can't believe no one knows how to resolve this issue.
Anonymous Visitor (not verified)
Getting YouTube When It's Blocked
to get on YouTube if some one send you the URL to the video then you can click in it and it will work

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