Open Blocked Sites in Office/College/School With Browser Software

Open Blocked sites in office, college & school with useful tricks suggested by us. Many Schools, Colleges and office blocked websites for students & workers. There are many tricks available to access blocked sites. If you searched for “How to Open/Access Blocked Websites“, so many proxy sites & article will come. We had read many and check authenticity of each way to access blocked sites. Now we are combining all tricks about accessing blocked websites. We are explaining these tricks straight away for you. Hope some trick will help you to open blocked sites.

Ways to Access Blocked Sites

Access Blocked Websites in Office, College & School

13 Ways to Open Blocked Sites

1.) Open Blocked Sites by using by using Proxy sites

Proxy websites are very famous to surf any website anonymously. You can also open blocked sites by using these proxy sites. This trick is very easy & simple. Sometimes proxy sites will show few or no ads to surf your desired website. Mostly people will not get access to blocked sites through proxy since there School, Colleges & Offices also had blocked these proxy sites. We have other tricks also to access blocked sites, when proxy sites are not working. You simply open the proxy sites, enter the URL you want to visit and access blocked sites. Some popular proxy sites are:


2.) Use The Tor Browser Bundle To Get Access

Tor is a “Network of virtual tunnels that allows people to improve their privacy and security on the Internet”. TBB (Tor Browser bundle) network of virtual tunnels, protects your internet activities from being tracked and will allow you to Open blocked sites. Tor is free browser that open blocked sites.

You can read more about Tor on their website. You can also learn about installing Tor on their documentation page. Tor can make your browser bit slow Since Tor does run through multiple nodes and networks. However, you can bypass that by using Tor only when you are trying to access blocked sites (You can also try Tor Button Add-on to make this more easier).

3.) Using Hotspot Shield Software

Some Countries including Pakistan, China, India, UAE, Saudi Arabia,  Indonesia, Nigeria, Iran, Korea, United Kingdom (UK) and many more had blocked some websites within their country. You can not Access/Open blocked sites with IP address of the blocked regions. The next alternative way to access blocked sites is use of a small software.

Hotspot Shield is both free and paid small software which will change your current IP address to other country IP address. Free and Paid both version works fine & exactly same. Only difference is that a free version will show few ads while paid version is add free. You can access blocked sites by installing this software.

4.) Hola Browser extension for Chrome, MAC (Apple), Mozilla Firefox, Windows & Android

Hola UnBlocker is famous free browser extension for chrome to Open Blocked Sites. A free VPN service that open the restricted or Blocked websites by Schools, Government, offices & colleges. You can simply install the extension for chrome and can enable & disable as per your need.

Hola is available as a Add-on of  Mozilla Firefox and MAC Operating system. You can also download it for your android and windows. Hola is ad free service and comparatively fast to access blocked sites.

5.) Use Tunnel Bear To Access Blocked Websites

TunnelBear is another awesome app to access the blocked sites. Tunnel bear comes in free & paid version. With free version you get of limit of 500 MB bandwidth to access blocked sites. Currently they are promoting tunnel bear with free 1 GB data. You can search their website for another promotion currently going on.

You can use tunnel bear on one computer & two mobile phone. You can access blocked sites on you Mac, Iphone & Ipad by downloading tunnel bear. For Mac it supports OSX 10.6.8 or later & for Ipad & Iphone ios 5.0 or later.

You can also access the blocked sites on android, windows xp, Windows 7 & windows 8 with Tunnel Bear. Simply go on to Tunnel Bear download page & select the correct operating system to download.

6.) Use URL Shorter Services to Open Blocked Sites

There are few free URL shorter service available to access blocked sites. You just go to those sites and simply type the URL you want to visit. These websites will convert the URL and give you another link of their website to open blocked sites. Copy that link & paste in to your browser to open blocked sites.

Few Popular URL shorter services are:- SnipURL, MooURL & TinyURL to access blocked sites.

7.) Use Translation Services

Google Translate, AltaVista Babelfish & Bing Translator can also be used to open blocked sites. Simply go to translation websites enter the URL you want to visit and the choose some other language to translate it & you can surf the page in this way. Any time during visit, you can click on show original to see the original content again.

8.) Use Way Back Machine

Way Back machine is a website which will show you that how a website look in past. Usually people use this service to see the design & outlook of famous websites in past. You just enter the URL of website you want to visit and access blocked sites and select some old date to access that website.

9.) Open Blocked Website by using Proxy in Web Browser

Another simple way to access blocked sites in college & school is through web browser proxy. You can use the proxy in your web browser and can access blocked sites.

In Chrome, first go to “Settings” -> Click “Advanced Settings” -> click on “Show Advanced Settings” in the Network. After that click “LAN Settings”. Check the “Use Proxy Server for your LAN” Check box -> Type the desired address and port number to “80” and Click “OK”.

You can see the list of proxy sites here Proxy Sites.

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In Firefox, Click on Tool then Options. Now click on the Advanced and select Network tab. After that click on inside Connection Settings. Select Manual proxy configuration. Now, Enter the http desired proxy in the box and enter the port name. Check the box “use this proxy server for all protocol”.

10.) Open Blocked Sites by using  IP instead of URL

You can also access blocked sites by using IP instead of URL of the website. Some software or hardware (like routers) used to block the website by using their name (e.g. or For this case you can find the IP of the website and open the blocked sites by using website IP address. To find the IP address of a website go to RUN prompt from your start menu and type cmd and press enter. For Windows 8, open the RUN prompt by pressing Windows Key + R.  MAC user can use terminal.

Now in command prompt enter “ping” (without quote), change with website you want to visit. You can also  find the IP address of website online via

11.) Open Blocked Sites by using Decimal Number

As we told above to open blocked sites by using IP address. Now we use the decimal system in place of IP address. Find the IP address of any website (as we explained in previous step) and then change IP Address to decimal number. By this way you can also get instant access to the blocked sites.

12.) Access Blocked Websites With Google Cache

You can open the blocked websites with Google Cache. Google always create a fresh cache of the page. When you enter any term in Google for search it will show a small drop down link with the website URL in search result. Click on that drop down link & select the cached. Google will take you to the cache page which recently stored in the Google data base.

13.) Access Blocked Sites with Email Service

Web2Mail is another interesting service by which you can access the blocked sites. You can send a simple e-mail on with the website URL in subject line. You can get a return mail from web2mail to read that website in mail. You can also do many thing with like you can search the web with email. You can also subscribe the daily email for selective website.

Update:-  Recently US Court rules masking an IP address to access blocked websites violates law. You can read the complete article here.

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8 Responses to “Open Blocked Sites in Office/College/School With Browser Software”

  1. rohit

    May 18. 2013

    nice article. it helps when i am in college. 😛

  2. tapan praharaj

    May 20. 2013

    i want to browse facebook

    • webburr

      May 21. 2013

      You can use Tor Browser , Hola chrome extension & Hotspot Sheild all are free and able to access blocked Facebook…

  3. jaffar cadir

    Jun 05. 2013

    but the websites that you gave is also blocced. can you help?

  4. NOOR

    Sep 05. 2013

    does using tor browesr cause anything to the server?
    because i am in the office and i dont want to get caught please help
    and nice article thanks

    • Sunil Chhabra

      Sep 09. 2013

      Instead of Tor use Hola extension or Hotspot shield. If your office has only 1 PC connected to internet & serving other than you can use tor also. If all your PC on secure server means security is installed on every PC then don’t use any software in that case you can use tunnel bear.

  5. fasil

    Sep 08. 2013

    greate trick bro..