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Stil behind the great chinese firewall even when back to Europe

  • Hello,
    I have visited China for 10 days and used a local SIM card in China.
    Now I'm back in Europe, but Opera mini still uses Chinese ip address for the web browsing and the browsing is very slow as If I was still in China.

    I tried to uninstall Opera mini and now I'm not able to install it again. When I run the new opera mini first time it says after about of minute waiting "Failed to download required content. Check your connection and try again."
    And the Opera Mini does not start.

    It seems that my phone was marked as being Chinese and is restricted in order to keep the great Chinese firewall in effect? How can I avoid being marked as Chinese?

    I was using Opera mini almost every day. Now after my short trip to China I can not.

  • Ok, so the reason why I could not install opera mini again was my own firewall inside an android to protect my phone from a hi phone bill for data. And as opera mini was new unknown application - it was not allowed to use Internet access. However the problem that Opera Mini routes all traffic via China and Chinese firewall (which makes browsing very slow) even when I'm back is still true. The the way how to turn the Chinese firewall of is to uninstall opera mini and install it gain.
    This problem was only on Extreme mode browser settings.

  • Yeah, some remote services require a time period to fallback on current config as for geoip (this mention can be provided for paid services though). Hard to say what's cookin' Doc!

  • @xsouku04, did reinstall helped in your case? I have heard about similar problems before, but as far as I know reinstall should help in such case.