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Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

Orange County, CA
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Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

I will be in China from October 12-November 23, 2014.

Will I have any problem receiving and sending mail on

these accounts.

Thank you all for your response.

R.

Sherbrooke, Canada
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1. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

Sometimes. Get a VPN and be worries free.

Hangzhou, China
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2. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

You'll have trouble with Gmail, assuming no VPN. Yahoo Mail usually works fine, although it can be slow or time-out for no good reason.

Amsterdam
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3. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

Never had a problem with yahoo email.

Gmail sometimes has hick ups. Depends a bit where you are. My experience is that Beijing is the worst. But also there it might differ per hotel.

Like said above, a VPN service is always good to have in China.

Hong Kong, China
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4. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

Never had problems with gmail, but other Google services (e.g. drive, docs). This might vary between regions and may change from time to time. Yahoo worked ok so far.

Taiyuan, China
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5. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

I've been unable to access Gmail without a VPN for months. Yahoo generally works.

Melbourne, Australia
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6. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

I have VPN so there are no problems, and it also allows me to access banned sites like You Tube and Facebook.

If you havent got a VPN or want a Chinese sim card this might thelp: tripadvisor.com.au/ShowTopic-g294212-i2147-k…

Beijing, China
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7. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

Rona cafe provide the good cafe and google gmail twitter facebook internet access

Address:Floor 1, Qingyuan Mansion, No.6, Fuchenglu North Third Street

Directions:Fucheng Road, Close, Fuchenglu North Third Street

Name:RONA CAFE

Phone:010-68988759

Email:ronacaffee@sina.com

Opening Hours:12am - 10pm

Beijing, China
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8. Re: Yahoo Mail and Google GMail in China

Rona cafe provide the good cafe and google gmail twitter facebook internet access

Address:Floor 1, Qingyuan Mansion, No.6, Fuchenglu North Third Street

Directions:Fucheng Road, Close, Fuchenglu North Third Street

Name:RONA CAFE

Phone:010-68988759

Email:ronacaffee@sina.com

Opening Hours:12am - 10pm

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