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#196773 12-Jun-2016 10:02
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I have just signed up for dns4me trial and have the Amazon Fire TV. I am using Netflix at present (NZ servers) but want to try Hulu. I have copied the settings details from dns4me, which gives me Windows 10, Netgear router and Fire TV. Do I need to change settings in all 3 or only on the Fire TV for this to work?


thanks for any help,



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  #1570374 12-Jun-2016 10:27
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Guess that depends on if you only intend to use the FireTV for only watching Hulu.


FYI I have never watch Hulu so I can only say that to watch Netflix US on the FireTV you need to put dns4me's DNS servers into your FireTV and add static routes to your router. You can if you wish put the dns4me DNS servers into your router instead and you'll be able to watch Netflix US (if you want to) on any device. For Hulu I imagine you can just enter the DNSes on the FireTV and that'll be it, Netflix being a bit of a special case.


Am sure there are people around here that know a lot more about it than me though.



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  #1570794 13-Jun-2016 05:28
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Thanks rb99, have set it up on my Fire tV but Hulu wants me to sign and pay for the use through a web browser, which won't accept my Westpac debit card.




Was wondering if I need to set up dns4me on the router and in windows as well to get it to work?


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  #1570809 13-Jun-2016 07:37
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Assuming everything inside your home network gets dns server addresses from your internet router (which would be pretty normal), you could just set the dns servers on the router to the dns4me iP addresses. Then everything inside your network would be using dns4me.

The other option is to leave the router alone and change the network settings of every device you want to use dns4me.

First option is much easier.

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  #1570846 13-Jun-2016 09:42
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I've always found these guys good: You can buy a card which will allow you to sign up for an account. I've used them in the past to get iTunes gift cards, before I realised iTunes would accept my AirNZ OneSmart debit Mastercard.


Another way is to subscribe to Hulu via a US iTunes account. You can pay the iTunes account with the aforementioned OneSmart card. 

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