Users in Macau have been having problems accessing Telegram with many reporting that it is continually attempting to connect but gets no further.
Many believe due to political issues that Telegram has either been temporarily or permanently blocked in Macau.
In this article we’re going to look at the really simple way you can continue to use Telegram in Macau or anywhere else in the world that you find it blocked.
The quickest, safest and easiest way to access Telegram in Macau or other places it’s blocked is to use a VPN. Just follow the 5 easy steps below and you’ll be able to use Telegram in no time.
How to access Telegram in Macau in 5 easy steps
If you’ve tried to access Telegram in Macau recently you’ll know like many others that it’s blocked. In fact, Twitter has been awash with users complaining that they can’t access the service.
There are also plenty of websites reporting the same [CN].
To access Telegram in Macau along with any other blocked apps or websites you will need to get yourself a VPN service.
Just follow the 5 simple steps below that show you where to get a VPN and how to use it.
How to access Telegram in Macau:
- Visit the VPN provider IPVanish and press Start Now.
- Select a subscription length and complete the sign-up process. (They accept Alipay, Credit Card, Paypal and more)
- Visit the Apps section of their website and download the correct app for your device.
- Install the app, run it and login when required.
- Select Hong Kong and press Connect.
Below you can see an example of how to connect on a mobile device but it’s the same process on a desktop too.
Just select Hong Kong, Option 1. and then press Connect, Option 2.
It takes around 15 seconds for the app to connect. Once it’s connected you can launch your Telegram app and rather than be blocked you’ll be able to access.
That’s all there is to it, a VPN is a simple and quick solution to accessing Telegram in Macau and anywhere else in the world.
You’ll also be able to access other blocked apps and services.
If you find that Telegram becomes blocked in Hong Kong then you can change location to Singapore, Vietnam or anywhere else within the region.
Alternative VPN Providers
IPVanish isn’t the only VPN provider out there and if you want to take a look at other available options then it’s certainly possible.
It’s best to stay away from VPN services based in the China region as China is cracking down heavily on VPN services so using a service from a country that is unlikely to comply with their requirements is best.
A few other good options for a VPN service are:
The process is exactly the same as with IPVanish. Just sign up to their service, download their app, connect to a server location outside of Macau and then access Telegram.
Don’t forget, all you need is a VPN service to be able to access Telegram in Macau. Get one by clicking the button below and follow the instructions from earlier in this guide.