Have you had troubles to access a web site because it is blocked at your workplace, or behind a firewall?

In this article we will show you how to use google services as a free proxy server and browse blocked sites and download files without limits (don't worry about google bandwidth :D)

using Google as a free Proxy Server to access blocked sites

When you open any website via one of Google services, the site gets downloaded on Google servers and then served to your browser. This allow you to access restricted sites on your country or at your work.

1. Google Translate as a Proxy

To use Google Translate as a proxy, set the destination language as the actual language of the site and the source language as anything but the destination language.

This is done through passing the site through Google Translator. Here is the URL to use:

http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ja&tl=en&u=http://blockedsite.com/

(where blockedsite.com is the site that you wish to visit)

 If you are to access a page written in English, set the destination language (tl) in the translate URL as “en” and the source language (sl) as “fr” for French. (example)

Advantage: Download web pages looks exactly like the original and serving the images and CSS aren’t blocked at your place.

 

2. Google Mobilizer as a Proxy

Google has discontinued the main mobilizer service on google.com  but you can still access it through any country-specific Google domain like google.co.in or google.ie. The URL would be:

http://www.google.ie/gwt/x?u=http://blockedsite.com/ (example)

Advantage: The presentation (CSS) isn’t retained but this mode is perfect for reading text-heavy pages and do have the option of disabling inline images for faster loading.

 

3. Google Modules as a Proxy

The gmodules.com domain is part of the Google personalized homepage service and is primarily used for hosting gadgets that are available for the Google homepage.

http://www.gmodules.com/ig/proxy?url=http://blockedsite.com/ (example)

Advantage: This is the only Google proxy that will let you download files (like PDFs, .MP4 videos, etc) in addition to viewing regular web pages.

 

4. Google Cache as a Proxy

Just search for the blocked site and then click the “cached” link that appears on Google. This method is simple, and frequently works for static information.

 

Finally, if none of the above proxies work, Of course you can use our free web proxy at proxylisty.com