Trying to reach a blocked, banned or prohibited Telegram channel in 2022?

A Telegram channel/group is usually blocked or banned because it broadcasts adult or pirated content (movies, music, books...)

If you use a iPhone or Android (Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Realme...), you may not be able to join these channels.

Indeed, there is a sensitive content filter that prevents you from joining them.

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However, this filter cannot be disabled on the Telegram application.

You must disable it using the desktop version of Telegram.

In this guide, you will learn how to access, bypass, join or open blocked, banned or prohibited Telegram channels on iPhone and Android.

Article updated in May 2022.

 

How to unblock a blocked or banned Telegram channel in 2022?

To unblock a blocked Telegram channel in 2022, you must first download Telegram for Windows or Mac (depending on your operating system).

After downloading it, log in to your account by scanning the QR code using the Telegram application.

Finally, access your privacy and security settings and activate the "Disable filtering" option.

By doing so, you will be able to access blocked Telegram channels.

However, you must first force the Telegram application to close.

This will apply the changes you made to the desktop version of Telegram to the Telegram mobile application.

Here's how to unblock blocked Telegram channels in 2022 in 6 detailed steps (with screenshots :

 

1. Download Telegram for Windows or Mac

telegram desktop version

 

First of all, you need to download Telegram for Windows or Mac (or for your operating system).

Indeed, you can only disable the sensitive content filter on the desktop version of Telegram.

Click on this link to download the desktop version of Telegram:

https://desktop.telegram.org/ 

After clicking on the link, you will be taken to the "Telegram Desktop" page.

On this page, click on "Get Telegram Windows x64" to download Telegram.

Finally, click on "tsetup.exe" to install it.

 

2. Scan the QR code using the Telegram application

scan qr code telegram

 

Once you have installed Telegram, you need to open it.

When you open Telegram, you will see a QR code.

Now you need to connect to Telegram by scanning the QR code.

To do this, open the Telegram mobile application on your iPhone (iOS) or Android (Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Huawei, Realme...) and press "Settings".

Then, press "Devices".and then on "Scan the QR code.

Finally, use the QR code reader to scan the QR code.

 

3. Click on the Top Left Menu

telegram menu desktop version

 

After scanning the QR code using the Telegram mobile application, you will be connected to Telegram.

You will then see all your discussions.

In the upper left corner you will see a menu icon.

Click on the menu icon to open the menu.

 

4. Open your Settings

telegram settings

 

After clicking on the menu icon, the menu opens.

In the menu you will see several options.

This includes "Contacts", "Settings", "Night Mode", and more.

Click on "Settings". to access your Settings.

 

5. Click on "Privacy and Security".

telegram privacy and security

 

After clicking on "Settings", you can access your settings.

There are several settings, including "Edit Profile", "Notifications", "Privacy and Security", and more.

The option to disable filtering can be found in the privacy and security settings.

Click on "Privacy and Security". to access your privacy and security settings.

 

6. Activate "Disable filtering".

disable telegram filtering

 

After clicking on "Privacy and Security" you will be taken to your privacy and security settings.

There are several settings you can change, including "Privacy", "Two-step verification", "Sensitive content", and more.

To unblock Telegram channels, you must disable filtering.

Under "Sensitive content", activate "Disable filtering".

After activating "Deactivate filtering", close force the Telegram mobile application on your phone (iPhone or Android)  and reopen it.

This applies the changes you have made to the Telegram mobile application.

Finally, try again to join the blocked channel/group on the Telegram mobile application.

This time, you should be able to reach him without getting an error...

Well done for managing to unblock a blocked channel on Telegram in 2022!

 

Conclusion

A Telegram channel/group can be blocked, banned or prohibited if it contains adult or pirated content (movies, music, books...)

However, you can easily unblock or lift the ban by following the guide above.

Remember that you must force close the Telegram mobile application on your phone after making changes to the desktop version of Telegram.

This method works in 2022 on iPhone and Android.

Otherwise, the changes you have made will not be applied.

 

Other questions asked about Telegram in 2022

 

How to unblock a banned Telegram channel in 2022?

This is how unblock a banned Telegram channel in 2022 :

Download Telegram to your computer.

  1. Open Telegram after installing it.
  2. Open the Telegram mobile application and tap on "Settings".
  3. Tap on "Devices" and then on "Scan QR code".
  4. Scan the QR code to connect to Telegram.
  5. Click on the menu icon and click on "Settings".
  6. Click on "Privacy and Security".
  7. Scroll down until you find the "Sensitive Content" setting.
  8. Activate "Disable filtering".

After "deactivating filtering" you will be able to open the forbidden Telegram channels.

Before doing so, forcibly close the mobile application Telegram on your iPhone or Android and reopen it.

Finally, try again to join the banned Telegram channel/group.

This time you should be able to join without getting an error.

 

Why is a Telegram channel blocked in 2022?

A Telegram channel is blocked in 2022 because it generally contains adult content (NSFW Not Safe For Work).

It can also be blocked because it broadcasts pirated films, TV shows or music.

This is due to reports made by users or companies on Telegram.

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