app is blocked by provider why?

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I go too download an app it says it has been blocked by my provider. May you please unblock it!
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Jessy Tyler Singh

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Chad Burr, Mobile Master

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What app are you trying to download? Are you connected to wifi When you attempt to download it?
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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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Are you sure it's not a country specific app? Or that it's just not compatible with your specific device? I've never heard of a carrier blocking an app. Can you post a screen shot from the PlayStore of what your seeing?
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Alex Hertz

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Greetings Jessy and All!

Hint: simply switch to VPN (search for Seed4Me VPN) to unblock voice calls apps, etc. if they are blocked by your provider.

That's it!
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I'm not aware of any apps being blocked by Koodo. And if it's a VoIP app that's being blocked, the CRTC probably won't take kindly to that.
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VPN encrypts traffic from hackers or ISP, also it's a good practice to use a VPN in public places (cafe, hotel). So, it's OK.