How to Use a Computer as a Virtual VPN Router

Manual Setup for Windows Here is a video tutorial showing you how to do all of these steps These instructions are written for Windows 7 but it will also work on Windows 8 and Windows 10. Some of the steps may be different for different versions of Windows and I will try to point out … Read more

Best VPNs for Netflix (that REALLY still work in November 2020)

Despite what you may have heard, it is still possible to unblock US Netflix from any country with high speed and reliability in 2020. I will show you step-by-step instructions to easily bypass Netflix “VPN bans” and “proxy errors” with a VPN that still works for Netflix. The top 3 Netflix VPNs were last tested … Read more

How to use DNSCrypt to prevent DNS spoofing in China

China uses DNS spoofing to block access to websites and prevent connections to VPN servers. This can be prevented by securing your DNS with DNSCrypt. What is DNS? DNS stands for Domain Name Systems. It is like a “phonebook for the internet”. When you use the internet, you do so through domain names. For example, … Read more

2019 VPN in China Blog – Real VPN speed tests

Happy New Year and welcome to the 2019 VPN in China blog page. This is the page where you can find real VPN speed test results and performance testing using top recommended VPNs for China and tips for getting the best performance when using a VPN in China. I have been testing VPNs in China … Read more

How to setup a FAST Shadowsocks server

This tutorial will show you step-by-step instructions to set up your own speed optimized Shadowsocks (SS) or ShadowsocksR (SSR) server on a Ubuntu VPS. This guide includes installation of the bbr add-on for increased speed on high latency networks and how to use the clients for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Latest updates for using … Read more

Best Paid Shadowsocks Services for China

As an alternative to using a VPN in China, some people prefer to use Shadowsocks instead. One option is to make your own Shadowsocks server on a VPS. If you don’t want to make your own Shadowsocks server, another option is to use a paid Shadowsocks service. Using a paid Shadowsocks server has many advantages over making your … Read more

How to flash the new v2 beta ExpressVPN router app on the Netgear R6300v2 Charter version

May 2019 Update – The standard version router app is now working again in China. If you have the Charter version R6300v2, you can try the standard router app (alternate/Charter version of the standard one) first before going through these steps to install the v2 beta version. Recently, the ExpressVPN router app stopped working in … Read more

How to watch Netflix in China with a VPN or DNS in 2019

Netflix (the most popular paid video streaming site in the world) is available in every country in the world, with only 4 exceptions – China, North Korea, Syria, and Crimea. Does that mean you can’t watch Netflix in China? Of course not. You can still watch Netflix in China with the right VPN. But be … Read more

2018 China VPN Blog Page

The China VPN blog page is the place where I post regular VPN speed test results from China, and share tips for finding the best servers and settings the best VPNs for China. 2019 Update For the latest VPN tests, go to the 2019 VPN in China blog page. Previous Blog Pages 2016 VPN in … Read more

US Netflix VPN in Canada: Streaming Speed Comparison Tests

Today I am in Canada and I’m going to test the Netflix streaming speeds of the top 3 VPNs for US Netflix to find out which VPN can give me the fastest streaming speed. Netflix Streaming Speeds – ExpressVPN vs VyprVPN vs StrongVPN The following test was done using a 100 Mbps internet connection in Canada. To … Read more