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# 162033 27-Jan-2015 11:52
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I joined Unotelly after purchasing a Bravia TV and wanting to access Netflix through it. I'm on Slingshot so other devices were able to access Netflix without Unotelly.

My question is am I better to use the Auckland and Sydney Unotelly DNS server settings on my router so ALL my devices will use them instead of using the Slingshot ones,  or should I just use Unotelly on the Bravia TV only?



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  # 1223126 27-Jan-2015 11:57
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Why not? Unotelly has more options, specifically being able to select Netflix region is useful.




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  # 1223148 27-Jan-2015 12:16
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Not sure if its really answering your question, but with Unotelly, quite like setting the DNS on our Bravia to a non Dynamo server so it only goes to Netflix US, and setting the Auckland/Sydney Dynamo servers on our PC?PS3 to they can access Netflix UK (or Holland or whatever).




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  # 1223153 27-Jan-2015 12:26
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rb99: Not sure if its really answering your question, but with Unotelly, quite like setting the DNS on our Bravia to a non Dynamo server so it only goes to Netflix US, and setting the Auckland/Sydney Dynamo servers on our PC?PS3 to they can access Netflix UK (or Holland or whatever).

Ooh, that's quite clever. I might do that when Netflix releases here and appears on my Samsung SmartHub (which I currently have set to NZ for Lightbox and TVNZ/TV3). I assume that will work?

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  # 1223178 27-Jan-2015 12:47
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trig42:
rb99: Not sure if its really answering your question, but with Unotelly, quite like setting the DNS on our Bravia to a non Dynamo server so it only goes to Netflix US, and setting the Auckland/Sydney Dynamo servers on our PC?PS3 to they can access Netflix UK (or Holland or whatever).

Ooh, that's quite clever. I might do that when Netflix releases here and appears on my Samsung SmartHub (which I currently have set to NZ for Lightbox and TVNZ/TV3). I assume that will work?


Well I'm certainly no expert, and I try not to fiddle with Netflix to much, on the basis of life won't be worth living if I bugger it up, but I reckon it should work. I just followed this - http://help.unotelly.com/support/solutions/articles/105124-how-to-watch-multiple-regions-of-netflix-in-the-same-household-
(it does talk about 3 regions).

I did find that pointing the TV to non Dynamo servers in the US and Mexico, which seem to be the closest ones, made Netflix sometimes (well quite often actually) reluctant to start streaming, used to get stop at 25% or 63% or whatever. That was with a quite reasonable ADSL connection but we got fibre last week and its been fine since.

We also attached a WD TV Live to the TV and can have Netflix US on the TV via its smartapp and Netflix UK (or whatever) via the WD TV. I guess you can swap Dynamo and non Dynamo servers around to whatever devices you like, not sure what limitations there are. Also know nothing about Samsung SmartHubs, but you can always give it a go.




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