Telegram VPN: Bypass All Restrictions

Many people around the world can’t use Telegram. Fortunately, this issue can be quickly solved if you use a Telegram VPN.
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Get Telegram Unblocked with a VPN in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1

Sign up for CactusVPN.

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Step 2

Download the CactusVPN app.

Available for PC / Mac / iOS
Android / Fire TV

Step 3

Connect to VPN.

That’s it – head to Telegram
and have fun!

On what devices can I
unblock Telegram with CactusVPN?

  • Windows

  • macOS

  • iOS

  • Android

  • Android TV

  • Linux

  • Amazon
    Fire TV

  • Fire TV

  • Samsung
    Smart TV

  • LG TV

  • Apple TV

  • Roku

  • PlayStation

  • XBOX

Why CactusVPN is the Best VPN for Telegram?

Unlimited Devices
With One Subscription

CactusVPN account is not linked to a particular device. You can use an unlimited number of devices simultaneously with one subscription.

End-to-End Encryption,
7 VPN Protocols

Make your traffic indecipherable with our military-grade encryption. Choose between OpenVPN, Wireguard®, SSTP, IKEv2, L2TP/IPSec, and PPTP.

No Logs

We don’t keep any logs at all (not even your IP address), and we guarantee we don’t share your information with any third parties.

High Speed
VPN Servers

We use only high speed 1 gbps servers that are configured and managed by our high qualified admins to offer you the best speed and security.

Free Proxy

Each VPN server doubles as a free proxy server that you can use whenever you like. This feature comes as a bonus, just because we love you!

User-Friendly Apps
for Your Favorite Devices

Connect to our servers and configure your connections in only a few seconds. Kill switch, VPN obfuscation, DNS leak protection, reconnect automatically etc.

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Frequently asked questions

It’s true that Telegram is available worldwide, and is also free to use. Despite that, you might still not be able to access and use the service due to various reasons:

Governments Censor Telegram

While Telegram itself doesn’t use geo-restrictions to prevent people from certain countries from using the service, some governments might use firewalls to block the service altogether instead. The ban period can be long-term, temporary, or indefinite, and – in some countries – there’s no telling when it can occur.

Why do many countries block Telegram? It’s usually because some governments want people to use their own VoIP services, so that they can better track online users in their country. That, and they might also want to shut down any competition their own national ISP services might have because of these convenient VoIP platforms. Political, religious, and security-related reasons can also be at play.

Your ISP Can Block Telegram

If you happen to live in or travel through one of the countries we mentioned above, the ISP you will be using to connect to the web will more than likely block access to Telegram if the government requests it.

However, sometimes, ISPs can block Telegram even if you are in a country where the service should normally be available. For example, an ISP who offers both telecommunication and Internet services could block Telegram because they consider it a competitor. Alternatively, they might block the app because it eats up too much of their network bandwidth (basically, because too many of their clients use it).

Telegram Can Be Blocked at Work or School

Unfortunately, even if your government or ISP aren’t preventing you from using Telegram, you might still not be able to use the service if your workplace or school’s network admin is required to block the service with a firewall.

Why would something like that be a requirement? Because the company or school might think their employees/students would “slack off too much” if they’d be able to use Telegram to talk with their friends. Some companies might even restrict access to Telegram alongside any other VoIP service to prevent employees from leaking sensitive company info.

Whichever the case, it’s hardly fair that you can’t get to relax chatting with your best friend or significant other when taking a break from studying or work.

It’s tempting to do that, but it’s not really worth it. Here’s a quick overview of why free VPNs aren’t good options:

  • Free VPN servers often experience a lot of downtime, and they can be overcrowded, which means you’ll get slow speeds. 
  • Free VPN providers can’t usually afford to offer unlimited bandwidth or customer support, meaning you’ll need to put up with bandwidth caps and the fact that you’ll be on your own if anything goes wrong. 
  • With a free VPN, you’re going to be exposed to tons of ads. They need to make money somehow, right?
  • Free VPN providers can log your data, and sell it to third-party advertisers. 
  • If you use a free VPN, you can be exposed to malware, and you can have your bandwidth stolen and sold. 

If you’d like to learn more about how free VPNs compare to paid VPNs, check out this in-depth article we wrote about that topic.

Well, in theory, a proxy server should let you unblock Telegram since it hides your IP address and handles connection requests on your behalf. So, firewall restrictions shouldn’t be an issue. But the problem is that many proxy servers are often overcrowded and unstable (especially the “free” servers). That, and proxies don’t exactly offer the same level of security VPNs do.

All in all, it’s a safer bet to just use a VPN provider whose servers double as proxy servers. That way, you get the best of both worlds, and always have a backup plan if one service doesn’t work for you.

1. You’ll Get Better Security/Privacy

Telegram offers pretty decent security. However, using a VPN for Telegram will still provide you an extra layer of privacy that will help you keep annoying “personalized” ads at bay. Basically, since your Telegram traffic and usage will no longer be so easily tracked, third-party advertisers won’t have such an easy time bombarding you with Telegram-related ads on the web. Also, your traffic will be much safer when using public WiFi.

2. You Won’t Have to Deal With Bandwidth Throttling Anymore

If you’re not familiar with bandwidth throttling, here’s an article that might help you understand it. Basically, it’s when your ISP limits user bandwidth in an attempt to get rid of network congestion. It’s also a way for them to try and make more money by pressuring users into paying for a bigger data plan or pricier subscription.

Luckily, if you use a VPN for Telegram, you won’t need to worry about your ISP lowering your speeds because you’re “spending too much data on Telegram.” They won’t be able to see what you’re doing online, so they won’t manage to throttle your bandwidth.