What are the best resources for accessing the dark web?

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    Tor Browser

    Tor Browser is a free multiplatform web browser developed with privacy in mind. It lets users browse the internet anonymously and privately, reducing the risk of personal data breaches and hacks. It is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    HA
    Howard Allen
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "The Tor Browser sends your internet signal around the world to allow more anonymous web browsing. It still has traceable properties, so caution should still be used, but it..."
    HA
    Howard Allen
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "The Tor Browser sends your internet signal around the world to allow more anonymous web browsing. It still has traceable properties, so caution should still be used, but it is widely used for accessing the dark web."
    JC
    Jordan Cooper
    Written on January 3, 2017
    "After many attempts to access the dark web by myself, I finally decided to try Tor Browser. I was amazed! Not only could I access the the dark web, but I didn't have to install anything! Love it!"
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    mikeos1 .
    Written on July 10, 2017
    "is this where I get my rocket launchers?"
    WD
    William Davidson
    Written on March 7, 2017
    "I probably shouldn't be posting here, but this is the best browser for searching the darkweb. You don't have to worry about getting tracked. This browser, is encrypted, and the government can't get to you. It's the only browser safe enough to peruse the darkweb."
  2. 45
    [TUTORIAL] How To Access The Dark Web
    In this article, you can see a practical guide to accessing The Dark Net in a safe way.
    Articles

    Free

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    Alan Carlson
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "I always wanted to check out the "dark web" , but it seemed too complicated to deal with. This site turned me on to all the info I needed. The VPN setup..."
    AC
    Alan Carlson
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "I always wanted to check out the "dark web" , but it seemed too complicated to deal with. This site turned me on to all the info I needed. The VPN setup instructions were very useful as well...and now that ISP's can sell our info using one of those is a real smart idea. 5 stars for this site...check it out!"
    BB
    Brian Bradley
    Written on January 30, 2017
    "I started by downloading a VPN and a tor browser. The website provided some useful information that I was unaware of, for instance not to change your tor browser size because it can help law enforcement to identify you. I successfully used the dark web."
    BG
    Bonecrusher Gaming
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "Hey look is dark web"
  3. 24
    [TUTORIAL] How To Access The Deep Web | Access The Deep Web Safely
    This video shows you how to access the deep web safely 2016. Learn how to stay safe while browsing.
    Videos

    Free

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    Larry Sims
    Written on March 4, 2017
    "I followed the instructions by downloading their recommended browser, Tor, similar to Firefox, in order to access the Deep Web safely. I also noted that they recommend using..."
    LS
    Larry Sims
    Written on March 4, 2017
    "I followed the instructions by downloading their recommended browser, Tor, similar to Firefox, in order to access the Deep Web safely. I also noted that they recommend using a VPN in order to protect myself while browsing these websites."
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    Chen Cui
    Written on March 13, 2017
    "This is not something I would ever even attempt to do. There is way too much scary stuff out there that I don't want to see. Use caution if trying this."
    JB
    Jerry Banks
    Written on January 15, 2017
    "Great video! Straight to the point, no extra yapping or personal stories. Very easy to understand, plenty of helpful links. Very, very useful video."
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    [DISCUSSION] What is the deep/dark web and how do you access it?

    In this post, it explains the dark web and the way to access it.

    Websites

    Free

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    Julio César Colín
    Written on February 23, 2017
    "Quora, the place to get all your questions answered..better then ask Jeeves, better then Yahoo Answer and if you want your answers questioned by real people with real..."
    JC
    Julio César Colín
    Written on February 23, 2017
    "Quora, the place to get all your questions answered..better then ask Jeeves, better then Yahoo Answer and if you want your answers questioned by real people with real experience then yes it's even better the Google...Quora is a blog and a forum mixed into one...You can find the answers you're looking for by just typing it into the search bar and scrolling through already pre-typed blogs and article by people who know what they're talking about or you can start a conversation on the forums..."What is the deep/dark web and how do you access it" is one of the many questions you can find the answer to on Quora."
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    Ishan Dutta
    Written on January 24, 2017
    "I have always been interested in what the dark web was. I blame it on Hollywood, but I don't want to go ON the dark web, I am glad I found this information. I always thought it was just a scary place to learn how to do crimes, but it isnt!"
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    Brian Cook
    Written on March 13, 2017
    "This is a good overview of the deep web and the dark web. I was able to check the safety advice before looking into it and understand what is out there. Pretty interesting stuff."
  2. 16
    Access the DarkNet
    This video shows you how to configure tor for anonymous internet browsing
    Videos

    Free

    JW
    Justin Wagner
    Written on January 22, 2017
    "This step by step YouTube video helped me gain access to the dark web. Not only that, this video shows you how to install Tor browser so you won't be tracked when..."
    JW
    Justin Wagner
    Written on January 22, 2017
    "This step by step YouTube video helped me gain access to the dark web. Not only that, this video shows you how to install Tor browser so you won't be tracked when accessing the dark web."
    JA
    Jorge Alberto Vásquez
    Written on March 1, 2017
    "Use this at your own risk as the Dark Net is the seedy underground part of the internet. Kind of like that back alley you were always told to steer clear from. This is a good resource if you are willing to take the risk and delve into the dark underbelly of the internet."
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    Kyle Wells
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "Omg, this is exactly what I needed, I wouldn't ever have found out all these tips on my own. Now I have the whole of the dark web to play with! YES!"
    TR
    Tyler Rose
    Written on March 22, 2017
    "I tried this and it's just not a safe way to browse the internet. Unfortunately, you will be put on a "watch list" for using such software so it will be counterproductive. I think selecting a VPN would be a better way to go as there is safety in numbers..."
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    Gary Stewart
    Written on March 17, 2017
    "I have had mixed success with this method. It can be very confusing and tricky. If you make a small mistake you'll get errors and not know why. To do it as he shows, you really need to take your time to learn it."
  3. 13
    Onion Browser

    Onion Browser is the original open-source Tor-powered browser for iOS which helps you to access the internet with more safety and privacy. It is available on different platforms such as Windows, Mac, and iOS. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS

    Free

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    Rogelio Bravo
    Written on January 13, 2017
    "You really have only solution if you want to browse the dark web. That's with the Tor browser. It's the only browser that you can trust when it comes to encryption,..."
    RB
    Rogelio Bravo
    Written on January 13, 2017
    "You really have only solution if you want to browse the dark web. That's with the Tor browser. It's the only browser that you can trust when it comes to encryption, and most sites on the darknet are listed in this browser. It's the perfect solution to browsing those hidden websites."
    WM
    William Mitchell
    Written on February 23, 2017
    "I started using Onion Browser and really like that it is open source. My privacy matters to me and having all information gathering things turned off by default is very welcome.If stability and security is of concern, then you will enjoy this."
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    Vishal Chavan
    Written on January 27, 2017
    "A good way to access the dark web. Many people do not want to go there unprotected, so this is a good method to accessing that part of the Internet anonymously."
  4. 12
    Orbot
    Orbot is a free proxy app that empowers other apps to use the internet more securely. Orbot uses Tor to encrypt your Internet traffic and then hides it by bouncing through a series of computers around the world.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    AY
    Andrew Young
    Written on March 14, 2017
    "orbot proxy with tor makes you feel safe on the web and gives you a sense of security. If you want to feel secure and safe on the web I suggest using orbot proxy with Tor."
    AY
    Andrew Young
    Written on March 14, 2017
    "orbot proxy with tor makes you feel safe on the web and gives you a sense of security. If you want to feel secure and safe on the web I suggest using orbot proxy with Tor."
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    Timothy Ellis
    Written on January 6, 2017
    "Can I first say I really hate videos and articles that tell you WHY you should be interested in the thing you're looking up? I'm already interested, that's why I'm looking it up. Anyway, this is a good app for proxy surfing, and it has some weird bugs to it, but overall it works at promised."
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    Wayne Arnold
    Written on March 18, 2017
    "This is a free app to help control online trafficking. It helps with security and defense of your computer."
  5. 11
    Globus VPN+TOR+Cloud
    Get a Globus VPN+TOR and protect your online privacy provisioning access to your favorite websites and applications.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    JY
    Jack Yi
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "The internet connection works with all applications in any part of the world and protect the online identity the total advantage is the main solution is the good one."
    JY
    Jack Yi
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "The internet connection works with all applications in any part of the world and protect the online identity the total advantage is the main solution is the good one."
    RP
    Russell Peters
    Written on March 2, 2017
    "While this does look like it will give you access to TOR I would not trust this to be secure so be careful."
    HJ
    Harold Jordan
    Written on February 20, 2017
    "This app is too inconsistent to be used and tries to make you pay for a subscription. I do not recommend it."
  6. 11
    Freenet
    Freenet is a peer-to-peer platform for censorship-resistant communication and publishing. Browse websites, post on forums, and publish files within Freenet with strong privacy protections.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    PW
    Philip Wade
    Written on March 20, 2017
    "Although I haven't tried it out yet, Freenet is probably the easiest and most reliable way to access the darknet. With a "one-click" installation you can be..."
    PW
    Philip Wade
    Written on March 20, 2017
    "Although I haven't tried it out yet, Freenet is probably the easiest and most reliable way to access the darknet. With a "one-click" installation you can be browsing a part of the internet that only techies could access before."
    XY
    Xie Yin
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "I wasn't particularly impressed with Freenet. I've used Tor for a number of years and Freenet just wasn't doing it for me. Didn't care for it."
    AC
    Adam Carpenter
    Written on January 30, 2017
    "If you want to check out the dark web, this is the recourse to use. And interesting concept."
  7. 11
    I2P
    I2P is an anonymous overlay network that provides privacy protections for communications over the internet.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    JD
    Jason Dunn
    Written on February 12, 2017
    "Today privacy is becoming an increasing concern in our increasingly digital world. I2P provides a method to connect to the internet privately. Communicate online discreetly..."
    JD
    Jason Dunn
    Written on February 12, 2017
    "Today privacy is becoming an increasing concern in our increasingly digital world. I2P provides a method to connect to the internet privately. Communicate online discreetly with I2P using an anonymous connection."
    AR
    Alexander Ramos
    Written on February 21, 2017
    "I2P kept certain transactions I do on the web private. I felt very secure using I2P."
    KB
    Kyle Bryant
    Written on April 11, 2017
    "I2P kept my actions on the web private and protected. I feel really safe using it."
  8. 9
    Beginner's Guide To The Deep Web and The Dark Web
    This step-by-step article describes some of the ways you can access deep Web content.
    Articles

    Free

    PH
    Paul Holland
    Written on March 27, 2017
    "From time to time, I hear about this unseen side to the Internet, where people can see sites that are normally invisible. This article is a quick guide to the Dark Web. ..."
    PH
    Paul Holland
    Written on March 27, 2017
    "From time to time, I hear about this unseen side to the Internet, where people can see sites that are normally invisible. This article is a quick guide to the Dark Web. It's informative without going too deeply into the technical aspects, and is great for those who are inexperienced."
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    Gustavo Leal
    Written on March 24, 2017
    "I was completely lost until I found this resource! The screenshots are extremely helpful and I like it better than watching a video that I have to pause every few seconds."
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    Lawrence Austin
    Written on March 19, 2017
    "This website doesn't exactly answer the problem, though it does explain things a bit. There were some neat links, at least."
  9. 9
    Onion Search Engine

    Onion search engine is a search engine app with for searching content on tor network, deepweb and darkweb. No cookies, no javascript, no trace, protect your privacy.


    Apps

    Android

    Free

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    L33 Uchytil
    Written on January 7, 2018
    "I suggest it I suggest a solution because I use this browser myself to access the dark web"
    LU
    L33 Uchytil
    Written on January 7, 2018
    "I suggest it I suggest a solution because I use this browser myself to access the dark web"
  10. 8
    IPVanish
    By using IPVanish, ditch the worry of being watched so you may torrent freely and privately. A safe and secure Internet is waiting for you, and it all starts with IPVanish.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    Varies by plan

    CY
    Chen Yao
    Written on March 16, 2017
    "IPVanish is the only Top Tier Virtual Private Network (VPN). It offers a secure solution to protect online activity and personal information and believes everyone deserves..."
    CY
    Chen Yao
    Written on March 16, 2017
    "IPVanish is the only Top Tier Virtual Private Network (VPN). It offers a secure solution to protect online activity and personal information and believes everyone deserves online confidentiality. It provides access to an unrestricted internet, privately and securely and allow users to bypass international censorship and corporate firewalls. No logs of user activity are kept. It allows you to appear in your virtual location of choice with an anonymous IP address."
    JP
    Johnny Peterson
    Written on January 28, 2017
    "Internet security and privacy is a huge issue for me, especially when torrenting. IPVanish makes my web activities safe, secure and most importantly, private. Very pleased thus far with the product and highly recommend."
    KB
    Kyle Berry
    Written on February 24, 2017
    "seem nice to have"
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    [TUTORIAL] How to Access The Deep Web / The Dark Net Simple Tutorial
    This simple video tutorial will guide you through using the Tor Browser Bundle to use .onion links which allow you to enter the realms of the unknown internet.
    Videos

    Free

    HT
    Harold Thompson
    Written on January 30, 2017
    "Sometimes I want to access the web through non-conventional avenues. This video is supposed to show how to access dark net material but it falls a bit short. Nonetheless, it..."
    HT
    Harold Thompson
    Written on January 30, 2017
    "Sometimes I want to access the web through non-conventional avenues. This video is supposed to show how to access dark net material but it falls a bit short. Nonetheless, it pointed me in the right direction and even scared me a little."
    LY
    Lawrence Young
    Written on April 10, 2017
    "This video on Youtube gives a quick and easy introduction to connecting to the deep web. If you've ever been curious about all the deep web talk, here's how you can find out about it first hand."
    AF
    Aaron Fernandez
    Written on March 6, 2017
    "this video gives a very good explanation how to use the famous dark net, it gives a great help"
  12. 6
    Proxy
    Proxy.org is the pragmatic web surfer's guide to online privacy and anonymous web surfing.
    Websites

    Free

    YX
    Yu Xie
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "I'm glad to learn about this website. With just one clock you can hide yourself (well, your ip address, anyway). With so much security breach going on with large companies..."
    YX
    Yu Xie
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "I'm glad to learn about this website. With just one clock you can hide yourself (well, your ip address, anyway). With so much security breach going on with large companies like Equifax and others, you cannot be too careful when it comes to protecting your privacy. Good call."
    MT
    Mary Thompson
    Written on November 1, 2017
    "This topic is not complete"

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Summary

Best resources for accessing the dark web
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Tor Browser Software 105 Free
2 [TUTORIAL] How To Access The Dark Web Articles 45 Free
3 [TUTORIAL] How To Access The Deep Web | Access The Deep Web Safely Videos 24 Free
4 [DISCUSSION] What is the deep/dark web and how do you access it? Websites 16 Free
5 Access the DarkNet Videos 16 Free
6 Onion Browser Software 13 Free
7 Orbot Apps 12 Free
8 Globus VPN+TOR+Cloud Apps 11 Free
9 Freenet Software 11 Free
10 I2P Software 11 Free
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