How to Unblock Reddit in Indonesia? [TUTORIAL]

Tom VincentMay 1, 2024
Webmaster - DTechClub
Fact checked by a geo-blocking specialist

Reddit is completely blocked in Indonesia. However, you can try accessing Reddit at your workplace because it can work with businesses internet connections (if your company didn't blocked manually Reddit).

This tutorial is for personal use so we will help you to access Reddit everywhere in Indonesia.

Why is Reddit blocked in Indonesia?

Reddit, a popular community and discussion social media, has been under a strict ban under the Indonesian "Healthy Internet" (Internet Sehat) Program.

It was an effort to protect Indonesians from explicit content and pirated media.

1. Reddit Access Denied

The problem with this restriction is that not all websites are wholly explicit or cause moral damage. In the case of Reddit, there were only countable subreddits with explicit content, but the whole of Reddit got blocked in Indonesia.

How do I access Reddit in Indonesia? The easiest way

Using NordVPN is the most convenient way to unblock Reddit in Indonesia. NordVPN is a premium VPN service that changes your IP address and routes your connection to a country with no restrictions on Reddit.

Step 1: Get NordVPN

Using NordVPN, you can access Reddit even if it is geo-restricted in Indonesia.

One NordVPN account protects up to six devices simultaneously. Moreover, it is compatible with almost all operating systems, including Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, and iOS.

Step 2: Launch NordVPN and connect to another country

Connect NordVPN to a country where Reddit is not blocked, for example the United States.

3. Connecting to a VPN Server

Step 3: Open Reddit on your device.

After connecting to a VPN server, go to www.reddit.com in your browser. For smartphones, downloading the Reddit app will give you the best experience.

4. Opening Reddit

Voila ! Now you can access Reddit without any restriction.

NordVPN protects your connection anonymously using various security methods, including AES 256-bit encryption. To let the VPN continue to protect you, keep it connected.

FAQ

Is Reddit available in Indonesia?

The Indonesian government has banned Reddit and other social media platforms. It was a part of the "Healthy Internet" policy introduced by the Indonesian government to prevent the masses from getting any exposure to explicit content on the Internet.

In what countries is Reddit blocked?

Reddit faces restrictions in many countries, including Indonesia and China. Indonesia blocks Reddit because of explicit content and certification issues, whereas China does not want its people to access American sites.

For what is Reddit used?

Reddit is an American community, social news, and discussion forum website where people ask questions and get answers. Moreover, Reddit has communities created for specific purposes, i.e., sharing book summaries, movie reviews, tech tutorials, product promotions, etc. In addition, Reddit is also called the "Front Page of the Internet."

Conclusion

The Indonesian government has imposed strict geo-restrictions on Reddit, as it has on many other websites. However, various methods let you unblock any geo-restricted site in Indonesia, including Reddit.

A premium VPN service, such as NordVPN, is the easiest way to access Reddit in Indonesia. Using NordVPN, you can access Reddit cause you will be located in another country.

About the Author: Tom
Tom is the founder of DTechClub.com and has been fascinated by VPNs since 2012. He writes about online privacy, is always testing VPNs (both new and existing services), and is highly interested in the challenges of accessing certain sites and content in various regions. In addition to his interest in VPNs, he loves indie films and playing flamenco guitar.
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