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Topic # 189172 19-Dec-2015 09:42
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Hi there, hey anyone know how to help sort out watching Netflix.USA,the problem I'm with having is my lg and samsung tvs, they used to play the us Netflix site but a week ago will now only show the NZ one no matter what I do,(my android phone sometimes will play and sometimes won't really strange) I'm using unotelly with a belkin router, have reset everything redone the DNS settings,the laptop has no problem playing the us site so this tells me it's something to do with the TV apps and not unotelly or the router. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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  Reply # 1453412 19-Dec-2015 10:52
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Hi,

stupid question but you do have the Smart Hub in the TV's set to the US and not NZ?






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  Reply # 1453419 19-Dec-2015 11:02
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Hi, good question, but is there a setting to set the Netflix app in the TV for different regions? As far as I know I have unotelly set for usa using their DNS settings and cannot find any settings within the apps on the TV.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1453487 19-Dec-2015 13:48
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hi there, this looks a bit hard to follow,i have the belkin ac1750 and don't seem to have all those settings,website restrictions,source address,destination address,i don't seem to able to change these in the belkin dashboard,is there an easier way?  

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  Reply # 1453489 19-Dec-2015 13:51
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You will have to find how to block access to those IP addresses or how to redirect those to your own router for DNS responses. 

Perhaps someone using a similar model can give some tips.






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  Reply # 1453495 19-Dec-2015 14:04
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Smithy47:
Hi,

stupid question but you do have the Smart Hub in the TV's set to the US and not NZ?





On my Samsung TV I have the smart hub set to UK (to get iplayer) and am able get US Netflix via my router dns settings.



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  Reply # 1453527 19-Dec-2015 15:03
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Hi there, so how do you change the settings in your Samsung tv to the UK? Thanks

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  Reply # 1453595 19-Dec-2015 17:41
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TENKAN: Hi there, so how do you change the settings in your Samsung tv to the UK? Thanks


It was a while ago, so can't remember exactly but this link might be what I did:


https://support.unblock-us.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1138038-samsung-f-and-h-series-smart-tv-s-2013-2014-app-store-change



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  Reply # 1454710 21-Dec-2015 18:19
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Ok so I tried this on the Samsung and unfortunately hasn't made any difference for Netflix.USA although BBC player works great! Still can't get anywhere with the lg tv,so looks like it's definitely what freitasm is saying all along.
Ok so can someone recommend a router that I can set up as per freitasm's instructions that will definitely work with similar specifications as the Belkin AC1750.thanks



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  Reply # 1458000 28-Dec-2015 07:02
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Ok so I've found a solution, brought a apple TV and this is working with Netflix.USA straight out of the box no problem (for now anyway) without having to replace the Belkin router.

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