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How to: Smart DNS XBox 360 tutorial

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service on Xbox 360 is very simple (please be advised, that you will get instant effect for all your devices by changing DNS servers on your home router). In case you still want to change it on your Xbox follow these instructions.

1. Go to My Xbox, and then select System Settings.
2. Select Network Settings.
3. Select Wired Network or the name of your Wi-Fi network, when prompted to do so.
4. Select Configure Network.
5. On the Basic Settings tab, select DNS Settings.

Choose Manual.
Choose Primary DNS Server. Enter the primary DNS server as in the table below and then select Done.
Choose Secondary DNS Server. Enter secondary DNS server as in the table below and then select Done.

Click here to check HideIPVPN DNS server addresses.

6. Select Done again.

Press the B button on your controller, and then select Test Xbox LIVE Connection.

Remember!

Restart your XBox 360 before using the service

 

How to: Smart DNS Roku tutorial

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

On Roku it might prove difficult as it does not allow such change. But don’t worry. With Smart DNS it is not a problem (Windows Phone device owners are in very similar situation) as long as there is a router on your Home Network.

Simply change DNS server address on your internet access device and your Roku player will be able to benefit form SmartDNS service.

We have prepare DNS tutorials for most popular routers D-Link, TP-Link and DD-WRT but if you would run into problems with setup – let us know and we will try to help if we can.

If you can’t find your router in this list here you can find our DNS servers and you can use our existing router tutorials as example for your router.

How to: Smart DNS Apple TV tutorial

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service on Apple TV (iOS 5.1 or higher) is very simple.

1. On Apple TV, go the Settings > General > Network

2. Choose Wi-Fi network or Ethernet if you have cable connection. For wireless network you’ll have to select your Wi-Fi network.
3. Go to Configure DNS and change to Manual.
Enter Smart DNS servers addresses and click “Done“.

Click here to check HideIPVPN DNS server addresses.

4. Confirm on “Network” screen Smart DNS addresses are the numbers you entered.
5. Go the Settings > General > iTunes Store > Location Select United States
6. Return back to main screen.
7. Put the Apple TV to sleep with the Sleep Now command.
8. Unplug the Apple TV power cord
9. Wait 10 seconds
10. Plug the Apple TV back in

How to: Smart DNS iPhone and iPod tutorial

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your iOS device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service on iPhone or iPod (iOS) is very simple.

1. Go to “Settings”.

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2. Select your active Wi-Fi connection and click on “i” button.

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3. Delete old DNS servers from DNS field.

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4. Change address of DNS server, click (back) Wi-Fi, to save your change.  Click here to check HideIPVPN DNS server addresses.

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To find out what sites and services are unlocked via SmartDNS, follow the link.

 

How to: Smart DNS iPad tutorial

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service iPad (iOS) is very simple.

1. Go to “Settings and tap on WiFi”.

2. Choose your network (tap on info icon), on which you would like to change your DNS setting.

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4. Tap on your DNS and Change DNS server address, Click here to check HideIPVPN DNS server addresses.

5. Tap on Wi-Fi to save your changes.

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To find out what sites and services are unlocked via SmartDNS, follow the link.

How To: Smart DNS Mac OS X tutorial

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service under Mac OS X is very simple.

1. Go to “System Preferences…” on your Mac.

Smart DNS Mac OSX setup

2. Click “Network”.

Smart DNS Mac OSX setup

3. Select your active internet connection and click “Advanced”.

Smart DNS Mac OSX setup4. Click on “DNS” tab.

Smart DNS Mac OSX setup5. Click “+” to add new DNS servers and enter addresses of HideIPVPN Smart DNS servers (make sure only our SmartDNS servers are listed).

Addresses of our DNS servers can be found here. When done, click “OK”

Smart DNS Mac OSX setup6. Click “Apply”.

Smart DNS Mac OSX setup

To find out what sites and services are unlocked via SmartDNS, follow the link.

How to: Smart DNS Windows 8 tutorial

Download/update” HideIPVPN software, use your Smart Key to login into software (you can find it in your “Client Area” under package details. For manual set-up follow tutorial below.

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service under Windows 8 is very simple.

1. Go to “Control Panel”. If you do not have icon on your desktop, start writing “Control Panel” on your Start screen (search field will appear automatically), then click “Control Panel” tile.

Windows 8 SmartDNS setup

2. Select “View network status and tasks”.

Windows 8 Smart DNS setup

3. Click on the active connection.

Windows 8 Smart DNS setup

4. Click “Properties” button.

Windows 8 Smart DNS setup

5. Choose “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click “Properites”

Windows 8 SmartDNS setup

6. Select option for manual setup of DNS – “Use the following DNS server addresses”

Windows 8 Smart DNS setup

7. Click here to check HideIPVPN DNS server addresses.

To find out what sites and services are unlocked via SmartDNS, follow the link.

How To: Smart DNS Windows Vista and 7 tutorial

Download/update” HideIPVPN software, use your Smart Key to login into software (you can find it in your “Client Area” under package details. For manual set-up follow tutorial below.

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service under Windows Vista or 7 is very simple.

1. Click “Start” and go to “Control Panel”.

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2. Choose “View network status and tasks”.

SmartDNS setup Windows 73. Click on the active network connection Wi-Fi or LAN.

SmartDNS setup Windows 74. Click on “Proprieties” of you connection.

SmartDNS setup Windows 7

5. Select ” Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and again click “Properties”

SmartDNS setup Windows 7

6. Select option for manual setup of DNS – “Use the following DNS server addresses”

SmartDNS setup Windows 7

7. Click here to check HideIPVPN DNS server addresses.

To find out what sites and services are unlocked via SmartDNS, follow the link.

How To: Smart DNS Windows XP tutorial

Download/update” HideIPVPN software, use your Smart Key to login into software (you can find it in your “Client Area” under package details. For manual set-up follow tutorial below.

Update your original IP address in our data base before using Smart DNS.

Now, that you IP is updated there is only one thing left to do. You need to change numbers of DNS servers on your device.

Setting up HideIPVPN SmartDNS service under Windows XP is very simple.

1. Click “Start” and go to “Control Panel”.

SmartDNS setup Windows XP

2. Click “Network and Internet Connections”.

SmartDNS setup Windows XP

3. Choose “Network connections”.

SmartDNS setup Windows XP

4. Right click internet connection you want to edit and choose “Properties” from the popup menu.

SmartDNS setup Windows XP

5. Select “Internet protocol (TCP/IP)” and click “Properties”

SmartDNS setup Windows XP

6. Select option for manual setup of DNS – “Use the following DNS server addresses”

SmartDNS setup Windows XP

7. Click here to check HideIPVPN DNS server addresses.

To find out what sites and services are unlocked via SmartDNS, follow the link.

 

 

 

 

 

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smart dns unlockSmart DNS service is coming to HideIPVPN very, very soon. We are hard at work to provide you with the most versatile and easy to use alternative to common VPN. Because we want to make sure you are completely happy with our SmartDNS servers, we would like to ask for your help. Continue reading