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  # 1394581 25-Sep-2015 20:14
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it says you have to copy the getflix DNS number to your router (or your pc's dns settings)

 

Configure DNS

 

Afer you have signed up for Getflix, you must update your DNS settings. You have 2 options:

 

     

       

    1. Update the DNS settings for your entire network by changing the DNS settings on your router/modem. This option ensures that any device connected to your network will be able to access unblocked services.

     

 

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  1. Update the DNS settings on any individual device you wish to use to unblock services. This option means that unblocked services can only be accessed using these devices.

     

     

     

 

Option 1 should be used if you know how to configure DNS settings on your router. Setup guides for various routers can be found here. The remainder of this section describes how to change DNS settings on individual devices.

 

Select the device from the menu on this page for instructions on how to configure DNS settings as well as setup Netflix and Hulu Plus.

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  # 1394584 25-Sep-2015 20:22
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Yeah I have followed their instructions for the second option, updating the DNS settings for my PC. I can't see that I have missed anything in their instructions and I don't fancy changing router settings when I don't really know what I'm doing. I have obviously missed something if this service works for people but can't see what it is unless it's something they assume you know and don't make clear in the instructions. Guess I'll email their support and see if they can tell me what I am doing wrong.

 
 
 
 




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  # 1394588 25-Sep-2015 20:43
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invisibleman18: Yeah I have followed their instructions for the second option, updating the DNS settings for my PC. I can't see that I have missed anything in their instructions and I don't fancy changing router settings when I don't really know what I'm doing. I have obviously missed something if this service works for people but can't see what it is unless it's something they assume you know and don't make clear in the instructions. Guess I'll email their support and see if they can tell me what I am doing wrong.



I have not changed the DNS settings at the router , only on my PC , Fire TV and Wd TV Live units all work fine her eon Spark VDSL and Windows 7





 

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  # 1394594 25-Sep-2015 21:09
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invisibleman18: Yeah I have followed their instructions for the second option, updating the DNS settings for my PC. I can't see that I have missed anything in their instructions and I don't fancy changing router settings when I don't really know what I'm doing. I have obviously missed something if this service works for people but can't see what it is unless it's something they assume you know and don't make clear in the instructions. Guess I'll email their support and see if they can tell me what I am doing wrong.


I had the same issue, manually set the DNS servers on my PC - it wouldn't recognise it.

I turned off IPv6, and it was immediately happy.

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  # 1394595 25-Sep-2015 21:10
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I changed the settings on my PC to the two NZ servers (I created a new "location" called Getflix so that I can toggle it off and on easily) and was able to see Netflix US content. I haven't tried anything else yet but I don't foresee any issues.

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  # 1394596 25-Sep-2015 21:13
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notesgnome:
invisibleman18: Yeah I have followed their instructions for the second option, updating the DNS settings for my PC. I can't see that I have missed anything in their instructions and I don't fancy changing router settings when I don't really know what I'm doing. I have obviously missed something if this service works for people but can't see what it is unless it's something they assume you know and don't make clear in the instructions. Guess I'll email their support and see if they can tell me what I am doing wrong.


I had the same issue, manually set the DNS servers on my PC - it wouldn't recognise it.

I turned off IPv6, and it was immediately happy.


Yeah have disabled IPv6 too, don't understand why it doesn't work for me.

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  # 1394609 25-Sep-2015 22:13
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Behodar: I changed the settings on my PC to the two NZ servers (I created a new "location" called Getflix so that I can toggle it off and on easily) and was able to see Netflix US content. I haven't tried anything else yet but I don't foresee any issues.

How do you do that? I would like a way to toggle it since I dont want to leave it set to their servers all the time

 
 
 
 


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  # 1394611 25-Sep-2015 22:22
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kendo: How do you do that? I would like a way to toggle it since I dont want to leave it set to their servers all the time

In OS X, System Prefs > Network > Locations > Edit > + > Name it and set the DNS. Toggle from the Apple menu.

In Windows, no idea :)

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  # 1394626 25-Sep-2015 22:52
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Oh I see, after googling I found an app called DNS jumper that I can use for it.

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  # 1394912 26-Sep-2015 16:23
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i cant seem to change the DNS on mt tg582n router, its fixed on the auto generated ISP one. do i have to create a dynamic DNS?

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  # 1395046 26-Sep-2015 20:50
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Thanks. Grabbed one two.

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  # 1395068 26-Sep-2015 22:14
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floydie: i cant seem to change the DNS on mt tg582n router, its fixed on the auto generated ISP one. do i have to create a dynamic DNS?


Hi, the DNS can be changed on the tg582n, I've done it before. You'll need to Telnet in to the router, I put instructions on geekzone with how to do it.http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=151&topicid=160164

The instructions are at the bottom of the above linked page.

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  # 1395071 26-Sep-2015 22:21
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Hi folks, can we please keep this discussion to the deal itself? If you need support please start a new topic in the appropriate sub-forum.

Cheers and thanks.




Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

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Ultimate Geek


  # 1395107 27-Sep-2015 08:41
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Fwiw i bought the deal and it went through fine and works well. ( i just put the dns in the pc)

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  # 1395278 27-Sep-2015 17:34
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Thanks for the heads up.

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