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May 16, 2023

Your IP Has Been Temporarily Blocked

your ip has been temporarily blocked

Have you encountered the error message "Your IP has been temporarily blocked" when trying to access a website or online service? While this can be frustrating, it is usually temporary and can easily be resolved; reasons could range from excessive login attempts or violations of terms of usage policies on certain websites.

Step one in solving this issue typically is to establish why it has occurred. There are various approaches you can take for this, such as using anti-malware software (Malwarebytes, Norton and McAfee are some popular choices), contacting the site owner for more information or resetting your router.

Rebooting your router can be one of the quickest and simplest solutions to resolve this issue. Simply locate it, unplug it, wait a few minutes, then plug it back in - after which, your router should have restarted itself and be connected back to the internet again.

One solution may be using a VPN or disabling proxy server settings in your browser settings, which you can do by going into your browser's preferences and changing them accordingly. Connecting to another Wi-Fi network could also provide relief as doing so will give you a new IP address that bypasses any block that has been put into place on your current device. Ultimately, to resolve this error effectively is by practicing safe online habits that avoid activities which lead to temporarily blocked or banned IP addresses.