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Topic # 126870 22-Jul-2013 19:04
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We have the early version of samsung @internet smart tv and can get the netflix app via unotelly dns unblock service. The app wont run though and digging further into it appears Samsung block the app based on your serial number/country of origin.
We have a htpc to work round this.
I am looking to install a second TV and dont want to hassle with a second box and more devices. Is there any of the current smart tv's that do have a netflix app built in that works with dns unblock services?
Thanks.



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Reply # 867301 28-Jul-2013 10:03
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Bought new Samsung 5500 series Led smart tv.
Started it up and Netflix worked like a charm , no additional settings required. 
Performance is great and love the quick boot times of the tv relative to my older model.

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  Reply # 867321 28-Jul-2013 11:32
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have you tried changing the 'country' your TV is set to ?



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  Reply # 867325 28-Jul-2013 11:42
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Yes on the original older c650 series, changing country allows you to download and install Netflix but the app wont run. The screen goes blank when you launch it.
Its a known issue on the earlier models. Netflix is blocked due to your model/hardware number.

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  Reply # 874942 10-Aug-2013 04:47
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Hi I have a Sony smart tv from a year ago that works with Netflix and unblock-us service.




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  Reply # 874948 10-Aug-2013 07:45
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And my Sony nx720 from 2 years ago also works with netflix and unblock-us

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  Reply # 874985 10-Aug-2013 09:59
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I've got an F6400, turned it on the first time and Netflix was immediately available, and works perfectly. I do have the unblock-US DNS settings in my router though. If I remove them and do a factory or SmartHub reset then Netflix goes away and I get NZ TV-OnDemand instead. Needless to say, I put them back and reset it again to get Netflix back.




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  Reply # 874999 10-Aug-2013 10:45
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Ah, thats a good tip. Got to remember to set up Unblock-us on the router so that I get my (future) Samsung with Netflix set up from the start :)




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  Reply # 882055 21-Aug-2013 11:06
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Hi guys ive been also trying to resolve this problem with a Samsung TV UA40D6600 which I cannot get Netflix working. The 5500 above need the full model e.g. ES/EH/D/F to understand the true model.

As per the 1st post it tries to connect, screen goes blank, or forever connects. Again I suspect its the TV app, and make/model restrictions. A tablet and smartphone work in the house.

Would be helpful here if people posted the TV models that do work with Netflix.

There is a firmware version on Samsung.com v 1025 but I am reluctant to try it incase the restrictions get worse. Anyone tried updating their Samsung TVs from 1018 to 1025 versions of firmware??

cheers

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  Reply # 882085 21-Aug-2013 11:26
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Panasonic ST60 - no way I can see to set Country - no Netflix app available in app store.

tried unblock-us and VPN - netflix fine on other devices.

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  Reply # 882093 21-Aug-2013 11:37
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Hi Im guessing this is a F5500??


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  Reply # 882110 21-Aug-2013 11:52
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wasabi2k: Panasonic ST60 - no way I can see to set Country - no Netflix app available in app store.

tried unblock-us and VPN - netflix fine on other devices.


Would be interested to know if there is a way to get netflix or hulu going on panasonic devices



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  Reply # 882900 22-Aug-2013 16:37
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yep samsung ua40f5500 was the new one that worked well.

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  Reply # 885740 28-Aug-2013 10:33
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hi what model was this? cheers

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  Reply # 885745 28-Aug-2013 10:37
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Hi SteveNZ, Hope I get the same experience as you as on your post I've just bought a UA55F6400 as I couldnt get it working with the UA40D6600.

Here's hoping otherwise its been an expensive change. Have Hulu, BBC working on the UA40D6600 but not Netflix which as someone else said is the app.

There's a TV version update from 1018 to 1025 but Im reluctant to be upgrading versions.

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  Reply # 1068654 18-Jun-2014 16:46
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Hi your actually better to put it on your TV, so all your other devices dont DNS route via the proxy service.

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