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Alex Lloyd September 20, 2018

How to unblock Snapchat at school or work

It’s a common problem: How do I get Snapchat unblocked at school or work?

Many campuses and offices block the use of sites like Snapchat, YouTube, and Netflix, and well as gaming apps like Fortnite, PUBG, Roblox, Minecraft, Pokemon, and more. The reason? To try and eliminate distractions. The thing is, while Snapchat is certainly a fun and potentially distracting app, it’s also a communication app—and you might need it to stay connected to important information.

Here is a simple hack to get Snapchat unblocked at school or work for free by using Hotspot Shield VPN.

How do I use a VPN to get Snapchat unblocked at school or work?

Follow these simple tips to get Snapchat unblocked at school in minutes:

Step 1: Go to your app store and search for “Hotspot Shield VPN”.

Step 2: Download the free Hotspot Shield VPN app on your mobile device.

Step 3: Open up the Hotspot Shield VPN app and click “connect”. Your WiFi connection is now encrypted and your online activities are anonymous.

Step 4: Now, open up your Snapchat app.

Step 5: Voila! You will now find Snapchat unblocked at school.

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How does a VPN unblock Snapchat?

Hotspot Shield VPN switches out your real IP address and replaces it with a “fake” IP address in another location. This means people can’t trace where you are, which is perfect for protecting your online privacy and securing your device against hackers. But also, it’s perfect for bypassing content restrictions—like you’d find on a school or office network. With Hotspot Shield VPN connected, you are effectively invisible online. So the WiFi network you’re connected to doesn’t know what sites or apps you’re on. And if it can’t tell you’re on Snapchat, it can’t block you.

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What to do if Snapchat is blocked in your country

It’s not only on school or office networks where you may need to get Snapchat unblocked; Snapchat is often restricted in other countries. If you live in a country where Snapchat is blocked, or you are traveling to a restricted country, you can use Hotspot Shield VPN to unblock Snapchat

Follow these simple steps to get Snapchat unblocked in your country.

Step 1: Make sure you sign up for a Hotspot Shield Premium account so as you can access other server locations. There is a 7-day free trial.

Step 2: With your Hotspot Shield VPN app connected, click the “Browsing from” tab.

Step 3: You will see a list of 29 countries.

Step 4: Select a virtual server located in a different country to the one you’re in, a location where you know Snapchat is not blocked.

Step 5: You IP address will now ‘spoof’ your location.

Step 6: Go to the Snapchat app.

Step 7: You will now be able to access Snapchat as Hotspot Shield VPN will make it appear as if you’re located in another country where the service isn’t blocked.

What VPN works in school?

Not all VPNs will work for getting your Snapchat login unblocked at school or work. So you want to select a trusted VPN. Hotspot Shield VPN is used by 650 million people in over 200 countries. It works perfectly for unblocking Snapchat, Netflix, YouTube, Fortnite, Minecraft, Roblox, Pokemon, Fire Emblem Heroes, and other games and apps. So download Hotspot Shield VPN and get unrestricted access to the apps you need.

What apps unblock school WiFi?

To unblock content on school WiFi, you will definitely need a VPN. Hotspot Shield VPN will unblock any app, whether on your mobile device or Chromebook. As mentioned, not all VPN apps will work to unblock school WiFi, so only select a service you trust.

What apps unblock Snapchat?

Hotspot Shield VPN will unblock Snapchat in just a few minutes flat. Simply download the free Hotspot Shield VPN app, click “connect”, and then go back to your Snapchat app. You will now find Snapchat unblocked at school or work.

What is VPN on Snapchat?

A VPN on Snapchat is used to unblock restricted content. So if your Snapchat app is blocked on your school or office network, you can use a VPN to bypass restrictions. Not all VPNs will work, however, so download Hotspot Shield VPN to ensure that you don’t miss a snap.

Get Snapchat unblocked at school for free with Hotspot Shield VPN

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About Alex Lloyd

Alex Lloyd heads AnchorFree's content department. Before joining the team, he was a former professional race car driver—competing in the Indianapolis 500 four times—and has spent the past decade writing content for major publications such as Yahoo and CNN.

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