How To Listen to Pandora Radio Without Using A Proxy

In US Pandora radio is the most famous online radio station that features an innovative music discovery service. Pandora is accessed by thousands of people daily for their music needs.

The Pandora radio service is a free service but you get to hear ads in between the songs. You can also opt for a premium service that provides much better sound quality along with no ads.

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Among all the internet radio services that are there in the internet Pandora is the most famous one but the only problem is that you cannot access this online service outside of US. This service is only accessible from within US.

Anyone trying to access the Pandora service from outside US will be redirected to their restricted page. But there is a way to access the service from outside US and in this guide we will show you exactly how to do that.

Use HTTPS To Access Pandora From Outside US

One can question you can ask is how does Pandora service find out that you are trying to access the service from outside US? Well the answer is simple it is through IP address which the service uses to determine your location.

But there is a work around this and involves the faking of your IP address so that it looks like you are accessing Pandora from within US. You can proxy servers and other VPN service but setting them usually takes time and also finding out a good and reliable proxy service is also frustrating.

So here we have presented you with a much simpler work around which will only take a couple of minutes to set up.

  1. If you are using Firefox then download and install the HTTPS EVERYWHERE extension.
  2. If you are a user of Google Chrome then you need to install HTTPS ENFORCER extension. After installation is completed click on the icon and set it to enable.
  3. After the installation of the extension is completed open the browser and head over to the Pandora website and you will be able to use just as you would be using it in US.
  4. As long as you have HTTPS enabled the music streaming will work.

Now you must be wondering why using HTTPS the service works and not with HTTP only? The reason is S that comes after HTTP stands for a secure connection to the sites that supports it.

Many high quality websites use the HTTPS to enable more secure browsing but in case of Pandora radio service they might have not enabled the IP filtering option in their HTTPS connection so as a result you are able to access their service from outside US.

There you have a sure simple way to access the Pandora service and use their music discovery service which will allow you to find your favorite songs and look up the radio stations that plays songs of the similar genre.

Let us know what you think and whether you were able to access the Pandora service or not.

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