Before knowing how to use Instagram in China, you should know why it is banned in that country. In order to keep the country free from the cyber crime, the Chinese Government has created a strong filtering system, the ‘Great Firewall’ that censor the internet excessively. Due to this censorship, people can’t search anything on the website. Any contents that can incite a revolution against the Chinese Government or can harm the sovereignty of the country will be blocked and people, attached to such activities, will be condemned according to the State Law. Under such strict circumstances, there is no question of using Instagram officially. But, people of China or people who are traveling the country access it in a different way.
Why do People love to Use Instagram?
Today, people love to spend much time on social networking sites, especially on Instagram where they can share images and videos. People love to share with their friends the special moments in their life, and that’s why you can say that Instagram is the medium to share moments of one’s life. Why is Instagram getting popular among all? There are few reasons-
• Not only you can post photos and videos on Instagram, but you can also edit those with creative tools, and you can also add several clips to your video.
• The best thing of Instagram is to share your videos and photos with your story. The text and drawing tools on Instagram gives your stories completely new shape.
• You can also follow your friends on Instagram to see what they are sharing.
• You can also find out several accounts of others around the world who share things that you will like the most.
• There is a feature, Instagram Direct’, where you can easily send disappearing posts, photos, and videos to share those with your friends.
No matter it is Facebook or Google or Instagram, every social networking media is blocked by the exclusive security system. But, such ways are not always appraisable as this would only make people of China lagged behind while the entire world is moving faster. An indefinite ban on Instagram has kept Chinese people away from it. The Chinese Government has its own reason to support this ban as they talk about the cyber crime that is threatening the world and the Chinese Government want to keep its people away from any such disasters. But, on the other hand, the Government is only keeping people away from the world. Will people of China never use Instagram? Can’t they share their pictures with it and have fun? Yes, they can but not in official process. Today, we will discuss a bit about using Instagram from China.
Suggestion: For avoiding the restraint and censorship of Great Firewall of China, VPNs is the answer for convenient access. One important thing to memorize is that VPNs are not free of cost for use in China. You need to subscribe to a VPN service, and the plans have different payment plans such as monthly and yearly plans. If you still don’t know how to access Instagram in China on your LG G5, you’re welcome to contact Our online technical team by clicking Start Live button bellow:
How You Can Use Instagram in China
This is really a great problem for all who are in China. To access Instagram, you need to break the Great Firewall. And that can be possible through specific VPN service. A VPN service is designed to unblock the GFW in geo-restricted apps and websites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Installing VPN to your computer can hide your true IP address and disguise it to be from some other place. Once you install strong VPN for Instagram, it will be simpler to bypass the geo-restriction, and internet users can access Instagram and any other social media without any limitations. A VPN is capable of unblocking the websites that are blocked in countries like China. The service provider will give you an encrypted network which is quite effective in hiding the clients’ actual identity and location over the internet. Not only a VPN service hide your online presence, but it also secures your private and personalized data. Installing a VPN service means you are protecting your computer and data from the hackers too. You can install VPN to your computer or smartphone to resist your identity to be disclosed, and you can use the internet peacefully.
Manual guide to access Instagram in china on LG phone?
There are 3 methods to access Instagram in china.
Method 1: Add VPN network from Settings on your phone directly (The premise is that you already have your own server IP to cross China’s firewall)
Step 1. Networks tab >Tethering & networks > VPN >Basic VPN > Add Basic VPN profile.Tap Add VPN network, then enter the VPN network information to match your corporate network.
Please refer to your network administrator for protocol related information regarding your corporate network(s)
Step 2. Enter the VPN network according to the security details you have obtained from your network administrator. When finished, tap Save.
Note: The network name is the name of the network the VPN software is running on – that’s the type of VPN that would be running on your office network. You can get that from the network administrator – along with any password, username and anything lse you need – if the company is allowing you to use your phone to connect to the office network with your phone. If not, you can’t.
Method 2: Use Shadowsocks. Shadowsocks is one of the most stable way to use google. Not only that but you can use Shadowsocks and ProxyCAP64 (They are both free) as proxy tools to play LOL, Hearthstone, CSGO,etc. with your friends in your hometown. It’s opensource, so you can get and use it for free. The only cost you have to pay is to rent a VPS (Virtual private server).
Step 1. Download a Shadowsocks application from app store or website on your LG phone.
Step 2. After installation is complete, the script prompts the following
Congratulations, shadowsocks install completed!
Your Server IP:your_server_ip
Your Server Port:your_server_port
Your Local IP:
Your Local Port:
Your Encryption Method:aes-256-cfb
Note: Be sure it’s status should be “Running”, if not click “Start”. Though it’s very easy, but I do recommend you to build it manually. It will be more useful to you if you want to build other services on your VPS.If you want to use Shadowsocks on your mobile phone, Please contact us tell you how to.
Method 3: Buy a VPN app service
Step 1. Start with setting up a VPN account.
There are a large number of VPN service providers to choose from, many of which are brilliant; some of which are very flawed. It’s a safe bet to assume that the cheapest/free VPN providers are not actually giving you the performance or privacy-protection you want. So you can choose a paid VPN service, go to the provider’s website, choose the plan that best fits your commitment and budget preference, then process payment and confirm your account setup via the email you receive.
Step 2. Then install the VPN software onto the device(s) you want to access Instagram in China.
You will notice in your account confirmation email that you also receive a link to download the VPN software. Click on this link and you’ll be directed to the main download area of the website.
Step 3. Next, open the VPN software then connect to a server location where Instagram is not blocked (for example, a US-based server)
The installed software will launch automatically, so let that happen and your next step is to go ahead and connect to the VPN through a server location of your choice. This is the important part in this whole solution, because based on the server location you choose — your “physical location” will change accordingly to reflect this (i.e. your IP address will change). Thus, you want to make sure to connect to a server that is located outside of China.
Step 4. Once connected, you will be able to access Instagram in China
Video Guide show you how to access Instagram in china on LG phone
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 7, 2017 8:16 am