Opening Blocked Sites in Qatar – How to?
Although Qatar has gained a good reputation for hosting many important cultural and sports events which draws tourists from different countries and although different nationalities make up a huge percentage of population in Qatar, still it’s like many other countries in the region when it comes to internet censorship. Opening blocked sites in Qatar includes all VoIP services and related web content.
Using VPN for opening blocked sites in Qatar
Establishing a VPN connection on your device is regarded as the best solution for opening blocked sites in Qatar. By using a VPN, you’ll be connected to a server located outside Qatar and get a new IP address. This way opening blocked sites in Qatar becomes possible.
How to configure VPN connection for opening blocked sites in Qatar
These steps can be applied on Windows 8. To get the data required contact your VPN service provider
Open “Control Panel” then “Network and Sharing Center”
Select “Set up a new connection or network”
In the popup window, select “Connect to a workplace”
In the popup window, select “Use my Internet Connection (VPN)”
In the “Internet address” field, type the server address you would like to connect to
In the “Destination name” field, type the server address once more.
Click on the monitor icon on the bottom right-hand corner.
Right–click on the connection you just created, and select “Properties”
Under Security Tab for Type of VPN select “Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPsec)”
Now click on the “Advanced Settings” button, for preshared key, type: “sharedsecret”
Make sure to tick the “Unencrypted password (PAP) option
Click again on the monitor icon on the bottom right-hand corner, find the name of the connection and click connect.
Insert username and password and click OK.
Now, you should be connected. Launch any browser and enjoy opening blocked sites in Qatar.