How do I check if my VPN is blocking me from doing things?

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    1. To see if you’re using a proxy/VPN online, go to www.whatismyproxy.com.  It will say if you’re connected to a proxy or not.
    2. PC: Check under your WiFi settings, to see if there is a VPN/proxy showing up.  
    3. Mac: Check your top status bar.  If you have a VPN/proxy set up, there will be a black box with four grey and one white line.  If you cannot see this box, you do not have a VPN set up.  Click on this to connect/disconnect to a VPN/proxy.  You can also navigate to your settings application, click network, and then see if you’re running a VPN/proxy.
    4. Harder to check on Android/iPhone and doesn’t really happen on the device.  Check with your company’s IT people to see if the WiFi is set up with a VPN/proxy.

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