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#261800 15-Dec-2019 20:21
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So, I have had a problem with skygo on my phone for a while but now with Chromecast support it is more of an annoyance.
I can only run the app on a mobile network. If I run it through my wifi, with dns4me, I get a "cannot connect outside of NZ" message.
I have tried switching skygo on and off on the services of dns4me but it makes no difference. I need to be able to connect to skygo via my wifi to use the Chromecast.

Any ideas what is going on?

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  #2375984 15-Dec-2019 20:49
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Check your IP address when you turn off dns4me and make sure you have a NZ IP address allocated


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  #2375986 15-Dec-2019 20:50
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I have another service set to on that clashes with skygo. So I have two access points set up (utilising the 2.4ghz and 5ghz) and have one set up for dns4me on a per device basis. So if I want to watch skygo I just have to change wifi networks.

Also do seem to recall I didn’t always work when it was set to on anyway..

Edit: also to add what Linux said, ensure you fully close the app and reopen it after changing any dns settings

 
 
 
 


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  #2375992 15-Dec-2019 20:58
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You could even try a DNS flush on the machine you want NZ access


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  #2376010 15-Dec-2019 21:23
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Make sure it’s always unticked. It can take a couple minutes after saving the settings for things to take effect. Are any other services affected or is it just Sky?





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  #2417367 13-Feb-2020 13:57
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I also have had a similar issue with sky go and DNS4me for a couple of years now. Tried unticking all the channels etc, still didnt work then i realised i had also ticked the roku box on the devices TAB in the DNS4me website and hey presto now appears to work. 


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