7 Ways To Access Blocked Facebook

Nowadays, social networks as Facebook and Twitter are used by so many users. But in a lot of companies and countries, these social networks are blocked by firewall. For example, you can’t access Facebook in some areas of Vietnam and China. In this article, I will show you 7 ways to access Facebook, Twitter or any blocked site easily.

1. Access by Editing Hosts File

This is a simple way and works very well in Vietnam. After ISPs blocked Google DNS and other ways to access Facebook, you can still access Facebook at its default address by implementing these simple steps:

  • Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc
  • Open the Hosts file to edit
  • Add these lines to the bottom: apps.facebook.com facebook.com www.facebook.com login.facebook.com graph.facebook.com static.ak.connect.facebook.com developers.facebook.com error.facebook.com upload.facebook.com register.facebook.com bigzipfiles.facebook.com pixel.facebook.com 0.132.channel.facebook.com 1.132.channel.facebook.com error.132.channel.facebook.com

Now, refresh your browser and check if you can access Facebook properly. If it is still blocked, try using Google Public DNS and it should work then.

2. Get your own IP address

You can get a US/UK Proxy or VPN IP address here and it will allow us to access the internet with a UK based IP address instead of current IP address provided by your Internet Service Provider. Therefore, you can access any blocked website with faster speed.

After getting your own proxy or VPN IP address, check out the 4th solution to start using it.

3. Use Proxy/Socks

This is a very popular way to visit any site you want without any restriction. All you need is find a good proxy to use. But when use proxy, your speed can be reduced because of the respond time of proxy server, so you should buy a private proxy/socks for the best quality. All proxies or socks have the same format:, with numbers before “:” are ip address, and after that are port. To use it, you need configure your browser as following:

  • Firefox: Tools > Options > Advanced > Networks > Settings > Manual Proxy Configurations > Socks Host.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools > Internet Settings > Connections > Lan Settings > Use a Proxy Server for you LAN.
  • Chrome: Options > Under the Hood > Change Proxy Settings > Connections > Lan Settings > Use a Proxy Server for you LAN.
  • Opera: Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Networks > Proxy Servers.

Then fill IP and port and apply. To remove it, just take it back to default.

Configure Proxy/Socks in Firefox

4. Use Fake IP Software

Some softwares are used for faking and hiding your IP address such as Auto Hide IP, Real Hide IP, Hide IP NG, Invisible Browsing, etc. They still can decrease surfing speed but not significantly.

5. Use UltraSurf

The easiest and fastest way to hide IP and access to any site you want. All traffic will be brought through UltraReach server. So the speed is almost no change. After downloading UltraSurf, you just run it, and an Internet Explorer windows will open for using. You can also use an add-on to use UltraSurf with Firefox. Note: to use in Firefox, you must download UltraSurf, run it and activate in Firefox. UltraSurf is totally free and no need to setup.

6. Use OpenDNS

Open DNS is a free DNS server that offer you DNS resolution for consumers and businesses as an alternative to using their Internet service provider’s DNS servers. By placing company servers in strategic locations and employing a large cache of the domain names, OpenDNS usually processes queries much more quickly, thereby increasing page retrieval speed. DNS query results are sometimes cached by the local operating system and/or applications, so this speed increase may not be noticeable with every request, but only with requests that are not stored in a local cache. First, you need to change network configuration of window:
– With Windows XP: go to Control Panel –> Network and Internet Connections –> Network Connections, right click to Local Area Network and choose Properties. In list This connection uses the following items, choose Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties. In new windows, you click Use the following DNS server addresses, and at Preferred DNS Server, fill, and at Alternate DNS Server fill Then OK to finish.
– With Windows Vista or Windows 7, go to Control Panel –> Network and Internet –> Network and Sharing Center > View Status > Properties and the configure as XP.
Find more information at home page: opendns.com

About Tuan Do

I am a professional blogger on TechWalls - Technology Blog since 2011. I write about anything related to technology and Internet. Wordpress blogging tips, technology and gadget news are my favorite topics. You can follow TechWalls to get my guide on making money from Wordpress blog.
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  1. Thanks guy!U rock!it works now with your techniques and we can another time fight the communism!Honestly, which loosy government come to that kind action to protect its givrnment?North Korea?Myanmar?China? not good example to follow for Vietnam….

  2. thanks for the info, and it really works. at least we can access facebook anytime no matter how they tried to ban it here in vietnam.

  3. thanks, this is great. i was quite surprised to find facebook blocked when i got to vietnam. i’m here as a tourist and it is really annoying, the only bad part of being in this country.

    • You’re welcome! Facebook is blocked not only in Vietnam but in many other Asian countries. As some people took advantage of Facebook to object to government or to spread trojan virus, ISPs had to blocked it :((

  4. Hi, I have tried using proxy servers, i can get to the log in page of Facebook, then when i try it asks me for my password again and flags a message that i need to enable cookies.

    So then i enable cookies and try again, but it takes me through to
    ‘internet explorer can’t display this page’

    PELASE HELP!! thank you!


  5. hey Tech3D,

    Thanks for your write but after changing, i still cant access facebook. So now i am using Ultra.

  6. long tran says:

    Access facebook
    1. click http://smsfone.in/facebook.bat
    2. click run -> enter to solve your computer dns with facebook.com
    all done now you can access facebook.com

  7. try tunneldirect.com 😛

  8. Here is a good web proxy .Its fast and simple.

    No need to install any software or do any configurations.

    Use http://www.maverickeyes.com 😛


  9. this is totally AWESOME!!!
    i love you guys 😡 :-*
    im so happy now :) :((

  10. Thank you for the info. Just wondering though, is accessing facebook (giving your password) safe through a proxy site? I’m just not sure how a proxy site works…

    • Of course, it can’t be safe. You should choose well-known and reliable proxy sites like Proxypass or Defilter. To be more secure, you could use openDNS or proxy/socks available on the Internet.
      Good luck.

  11. thanks a lotz.

  12. Naimul Haque says:

    Now FB is blocked in Bangladesh. But “UltraSurf” and “Tor Browser” works very nice. Search google with those keywords.

  13. Soumitra Paul says:

    Boss……U r exceptional……take my salute….i’m able to get access in facebook after 7 days……its a terrible feelings for me….thanks a lot..its a very helpful information for the users of Bangladesh

    • You are welcome Soumitra.
      Facebook has been blocked in many countries in Asia now and I feel happy when this article could help.
      Have a nice day and enjoy Facebook.

      • Hi frnds. . . . . In our college they blocked facebook site n its boring without facebook. . . . . Help me how can i get access to facebook?????

  14. cuba also blocks

  15. Roger Flenaugh says:

    Facebook is the foremost social network profile is boring. I jazz it up by using Chameleon Tom it makes your profile match your individuality.

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