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How To Watch Blocked YouTube Videos In Your Country, Bypassing The Regional Filter

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How To Watch Blocked YouTube Videos In Your Country, Bypassing The Regional Filter: How often have you been caught up in the situation where you have a YouTube link that does not work in your country? Just as you prepare yourself to watch the video; you get a message on your screen saying that “The uploader has not made this video available in your country.” or “The video is not available in your country.” It might not happen every day but even those few occasions can be irritating. This is the YouTube’s regional filter in effect that blocks some videos from being played.

Well, There are few easy ways or software that you can use to unlock all these videos and easily bypass YouTube’s regional filter, as changing the URL won’t work anymore. Using VPN to unblock region-based content is my prefered option but you can also use other ways to do exactly that. Here we are going to show you the best methods to bypass YouTube’s regional filter for never stopping entertainment.

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Here Is How To Watch Blocked YouTube Videos In Your Country, Bypassing The Regional Filter

There are some simple tricks that let you easily bypass YouTube‘s regional filter and enjoy all the videos without any geographical restrictions. These tricks are not just restricted to YouTube videos but some other video hosting sites as well.



I love ProxMate as it works quietly in the background and you do not need to worry about anything really. It is a browser plugin that you need to install once and then watch all the videos unlock themselves automatically, next time you attempt to open them. A lot of experts believe that this is a good solution for particularly those users who face this issue too often. However, I think that it is a perfect solution for every user who cannot access videos on YouTube, MTV, Hulu etc that just because of the regional filter.

Some users might experience a bit lag in the speed of videos but you can always switch this feature off. You just need to go to the ProxMate button on your browser and turn it off. You can switch in on the back when you wish. This plugin is available for both Chrome and Firefox. Chrome offers it as the Chrome Extensions while you will find the same as Firefox Add-ons in the case of Firefox.

Unblock YouTube


This solution is more suited for those users who come across this problem less frequently. It lets you easily bypass YouTube’s regional filter without causing any delay in loading normal videos. You need to copy the YouTube URL that is not working and put it into Unblock YouTube.  You can also choose the quality of the video according to your internet speed.

Hotspot Shield

If you do not want to add any plugins or take the load or pasting URL on a secondary website, Hotspot Shield might be the best solution for you. You can use this app in place of actual YouTube app to watch the videos. The only problem is that you cannot use Hotspot Shield and YouTube app together.

You can download Hotspot Shield for free on your iOS devices as well as Android devices. After the fresh installation of the app, you will be asked to install a profile. This will let you switch VPN on and off without even needing to open the app. In the case of Android devices, you will find this option in App Settings. It is absolutely free for the first seven days after which you need to subscribe it at $29.99 per year or for $4.99 per month.

Google Translate

You can use the Google server as your proxy in different ways. Google Translate also works perfectly to route your data and bypassing YouTube’s regional filter. Just type in in Translator’s source language box and click on the link produced in the destination language box. More details are available HERE.

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