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Using a VPN with Gmail

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Gmail is the most widely used web-based email provider in the world, which isn’t surprising, considering it’s free and very user-friendly. Unfortunately, access to Gmail might be restricted in certain regions or institutions. To use it in those locations, you need to get Gmail unblocked, and the best method to do that is simply accessing your email with a VPN on.

How to unblock Gmail with a VPN?

First, you need to understand how Gmail is blocked. Each computer system has a unique IP address associated with it. When you access the internet from that network, it gives you an associated IP, and if a service detects that your IP address has a restriction, it denies you access in accordance with your network’s policies.

That’s where virtual private networks (VPNs) come in. A VPN reroutes your internet traffic through an encrypted tunnel, hiding your actual IP. After you connect to a VPN server, it shows Gmail that you have a different IP address, letting you access your email from anywhere.

Besides, checking your email with a VPN is simply more secure. A VPN encrypts your online traffic, preventing others from snooping around and shielding your activities from your ISP and network administrator. This means that you can check Gmail in security and privacy.

Why can't I access Gmail?

Although many companies use Gmail for work, some frown upon their employees accessing personal email accounts during working hours. The same goes for universities, which disapprove of students and staff using school resources for private purposes.

Access Gmail securely

It takes only 3 simple steps to experience internet freedom.


1. Download NordVPN and get a subscription


2. Connect to a server in the chosen location


3. All set – Gmail is now unblocked!

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With VPN, you can enjoy privacy and security whenever you go online.

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