Schools apply Internet Security restrictions for a reason. They do not want the School systems to be used for anything but school related Internet usage. Sometimes the manager of the Internet Security Firewall goes a bit too far and almost everything gets blocked. Below I will show you how to bypass School Internet security restrictions. Please note that you should take this article from the educational point of view
. Whether you use that information to unblock Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram or Whatsapp at your school, bypass web filtering or for education
is up to you.
Bypass school web filter restrictions and firewalls
Bypass School Web Filtering – Use A Proxy
You can use a proxy to bypass web filtering proxies. Normally a web proxy at school does intercept all web traffic and sends it through it’s filters to decide what goes through and what gets blocked. To bypass the School Web Filtering system you can use a Proxy, all you have to do is to enter the proxy url and port “Use a proxy that does not use the default port of 80”. When a non-default port is used you have a good chance that the proxy solution will work to bypass the firewall restrictions imposed by schools on sites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Google Plus and Youtube. Please see the proxy list at this site for publicly available proxies. Note here, that for this to work you need to have rights to change proxy on browsers on the computer in question, and it wont make all services such as webcam streaming work.
Unblock School Internet Security Restrictions – Use VPN
VPN or Virtual Private Tunnel does what it’s name implies. It creates a virtual tunnel through the Internet Security Restrictions imposed by the school. A VPN tunnel is encrypted and it works for all applications sites and services on the PC as all traffic is sent through the Virtual tunnel. There are two ways to setup VPN, either manually or by using an app that does most of the work for you “If the VPN provider supplies such an app”. In either cases you do need a subscription to a VPN service. I personally use the VPN service called ExpressVPN , they sport great support and speeds and have servers almost anywhere in the world. That allows you to unblock any firewall or web filter restrictions and use the same service at home for online gaming, Netflix regions, or NHL gamecenter blackouts.
Best VPN providers to bypass Schools Internet filters.
Web Security Software Used at Schools
- Lightspeed Web filter
List of Websites & Apps Banned at School
Bypass School Firewall – Study Well
Again, please do not forget the main reason you are at school is to get a good education. Therefore, do treat this article as educational material and visit the ExpressVPN site for more information about proxies and VPN.