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Our specialists share their knowledge about best practices of using VPN and Smart DNS. They write about how useful these services can be and what you can use them for.

Here’s 13 More Websites You’ll Be Able to Enjoy With SmartyDNS!

Thanks to all your feedback and recommendations, we found 13 more websites to unblock and add to our ever-growing list of unblocked sites. This time, we’ll be adding more platforms from the US, the UK, Australia, and Switzerland.

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How to Watch March Madness Outside the US

March Madness is the kind of annual event no sports lover wants to miss. However, people living outside the US don’t really have much of an option since they can’t watch the matches.

If you’re in that situation, don’t worry – we’ll show you how to watch March Madness outside the US with this quick article.

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Learn How to Watch TF1 Outside France in Seconds

Whether you just want to practice your French, enjoy peak French entertainment, or alleviate some of your homesickness while abroad, TF1 has everything you need in terms of content. Or it would if it were available outside the country.

No need to feel disappointed, though – we’ll show you how to watch TF1 outside France without having to take any drastic measures.

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VPN Giveaway

May Giveaway Winners Announcement!

The time has arrived! After one week of entries, we are pleased to announce 5 winners of our giveaway. If your name is listed below, today just happens to be your lucky day! Before that, we would like to thank everyone who entered the giveaway this month!

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Here’s How to Watch TenPlay Outside Australia

TenPlay has some of the best shows Australian entertainment has to offer. There’s just one problem – the platform doesn’t work outside the country.

No need to feel sad, though – here’s exactly how to watch TenPlay outside Australia without having to do anything too complicated (like moving there).

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How to Watch CTV Outside Canada With No Effort

CTV is a great platform for anyone looking to enjoy tons of new, varied content. Unfortunately, you won’t really be able to access CTV outside of Canada since its content doesn’t work abroad.

No need to worry, though, since we’ll show you how to watch CTV outside Canada with this 5-minute article.

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“Happy Easter” SmartyDNS Promotion

Update! The promotion has ended!

The Easter holidays are almost here, and you’re probably looking forward to that big family reunion – sharing laughs, telling stories, and spending much-needed time with your loved ones. Or maybe you just can’t wait to spend some relaxing, quiet nights curled up on the couch by yourself or your significant other.

Whatever the case, you know what’d make the experience much more enjoyable? Being able to access all the holiday-themed entertainment without any geo-blocks getting in your way. That’s exactly why we’re offering you a huge discount on our services.

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How to Watch Comedy Central Outside US Territory

Comedy Central is full of amazing, original, and entertaining shows. It’s just too bad that the the platform is only available in a few countries, and that the US content library is off limits to people outside the country.

Well, no need to worry about that – we’ll show you how to watch Comedy Central outside US borders with almost no effort.

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How Do You Choose the Best VPN Server Location?

Using a VPN is pretty simple. Even if you have no experience with VPNs, getting the hang of them is still easy. However, one of the things even seasoned users seem to have a problem with is finding the best VPN server location.

If you’re one of them, don’t worry – we’ll show you exactly how to choose the right VPN server location for you in this article. If you’re in a hurry, just skip to the “Conclusion” part to get a quick summary.

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How to Watch BT Sport Abroad

If you are an expat then there is an issue that arises, BT Sport is locked to UK residents only but of course there is a solution in the shape of Smart DNS. Let’s see how you can watch BT Sport abroad, if you are in USA or in any other location outside UK.

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How to Watch FOX in Canada

Are you here because you’re searching to find a way to watch FOX in Canada? We’re sure that’s the case. If you travel to London, FOX will not be available there. Even if you want to watch FOX in Canada, you’ll still need to unblock it. Their local FOX will have a local programming and this means that you will not be able to watch the entire content you want to.

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How to Watch Channel 4 Outside UK

A lot of TV programming is nowhere near the standard Channel 4 has and they continue to hit it out of the park time after time. It’s a shame that it can’t be accessed from anywhere but the UK. Luckily though there is Smart DNS to help you watch Channel 4 outside UK.

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The Easy and Smart Way to Watch Amazon Prime Abroad

Amazon Prime Video is an amazing platform – tons of content, easy to use, very accessible. It’s just too bad that – in certain situations – you might not be able to watch Amazon Prime abroad. Whether you’re on holiday, an expat, or working abroad, not being able to watch your favorite movies and shows is annoying.

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How to Watch iTV Abroad

Yes, there are a lot of geo-restricted websites that can be unblocked with the newest and easiest method that was recently invented called Smart DNS service. iTV Hub is another website worth to be unblocked and we will tell you more about it in the following. We will light up the easiest way to watch iTV abroad from anywhere you would be – from anywhere in the world.

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How to Watch Hulu Outside US

If you are into Hulu, you probably know that it is an amazing source of streaming TV. You enjoy your favorite TV shows, your favorite movies, favorite episodes. Unfortunately, like in every nice sounding story there is another part of it, a part which is more or less sad. Streaming videos of Hulu are currently offered only to users in the United States. But there is an innovative method that was created to wide the opportunity to watch Hulu outside US.

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How to Watch Sling TV Outside US

Sling TV is a premier streaming service with content from a huge array of channels, covering just about every corner of broadcasting. But if you’re trying to access the site from outside the US, the odds are that geo-restrictions will prevent you from making the most of the available content. That’s where we come in.

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How to Watch BBC iPlayer Abroad

The BBC is the one of the world’s oldest public TV broadcasters. They’re also one of the very best, with content that is respected around the world. But if you try and access these great shows from anywhere outside of the UK, geo-restrictions will prevent you. However, using SmartyDNS, you can watch BBC iPlayer abroad with zero difficulty.

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How to Watch VH1 Outside US

The American VH1 can be accessed from US only. That’s why when you are traveling or let’s say you simply live in a different place than USA and trying to access www.vh1.com, you probably get a message that warns you that this website is not available in your country. This is because the American VH1 is blocked for the users located outside of US.

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How to Watch Sky Sports in USA Online

Sky Sports is one of the biggest sports broadcasters around, with comprehensive coverage of a huge range of events. However, due to geo-restrictions, many countries around the world are unable to watch Sky Sports online. That’s where SmartyDNS comes in. We give sports fans everything they need to watch Sky Sports in USA online and a lot of other sport channels.

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How to Get WWE Network Unblocked

WWE is the biggest wrestling promoter in the world. They’re globally renowned, but many fans may not be able to access WWE Network online streaming events. That’s where we come in. With our help, you can dodge geo-restrictions and watch WWE Network matches and shows with zero difficulty. Read on to find out exactly how to watch WWE Network with SmartyDNS.

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How to Unblock beIN Sports

Most sport streaming websites like beIN Sports use geo-location to restrict access to their services to only a couple of privileged, high-converting countries. We are here to help you move past that, so here’s how to unblock beIN Sports with Smart DNS and watch your favorite games online.

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How to Watch Freeform Outside US

Not having access to video streaming platforms can be a nightmare. And considering the huge number of shows you can watch on Freeform, it would be a shame to miss out just because of geo-restrictions. That is why you can now watch Freeform outside US with SmartyDNS.

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How to Get Crackle Unblocked

Crackle is a great entertainment platform, but it’s a huge shame it isn’t available worldwide. Don’t worry, though – there are ways to get Crackle unblocked anywhere in the world, and we’re going those show you exactly how to do it.

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“Happy Valentine’s Day” Promotion

Update! The promotion has ended!

Curling up with your significant other on the couch to enjoy a glass of wine and some romantic movies is definitely a lovely way to spend Valentine’s Day. But you know what would be even better? Being able to enjoy some exclusive Valentine’s Day movies – like the ones they have on Netflix US, for example.

Well, that’s exactly why we’re offering you this chance to enjoy a discount of up to 58% on our services – so that you can unblock any geo-restricted entertainment you want to make this special day more fun.

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How to Hide Your IP Address on Android Devices

Using an Android device to connect to the web is extremely convenient and satisfying. The whole Internet is literally at your fingertips anywhere you are in the world – and it’s all topped with a user-friendly interface. The only way to improve all that is to also hide your IP address while using an Android device.

Why? Well, in this article we’re going to show you exactly why you need to do that, and also how to hide your IP address on Android devices too.

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Smart DNS vs. VPN – Which Option Is Right for You?

Smart DNS vs. VPN – the debate has been going on for some time, and if you’re like most online users, you likely want to find out which service offers you the better online experience.

Well, in this article, we’ll give you a quick rundown of what both services are, how they work, what their pros and cons are, and we’ll take a look at which one you should use in certain situations.

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How to Use Booking.com in Turkey

Having trouble accessing Booking.com in Turkey? It’s not very surprising – the feud between the online booking platform and the Turkish government has been going on for some time.

Don’t worry, though – we’ll show you how to use Booking.com in Turkey with extreme ease in this article. Continue reading “How to Use Booking.com in Turkey”

How to Unblock iHeartRadio Outside US Territory

Looking to relax listening to your favorite artists on iHeartRadio? As enjoyable as that sounds, it’s often met with disappointment by people trying to access iHeartRadio outside US territory because the service isn’t available in that case. Don’t worry, though – we’ll show you exactly how to quickly and easily get iHeartRadio unblocked if you’re dealing with that issue. Continue reading “How to Unblock iHeartRadio Outside US Territory”

How to Unblock Websites at School (6 Methods)

Using the Internet to learn at school is definitely enjoyable. However, what’s not enjoyable is having to put up with annoying network restrictions that prevent you from accessing the websites you want. After all, maybe you want to watch a YouTube video or two after studying for half an hour, and not being able to do something as basic as that can harm your motivation. Continue reading “How to Unblock Websites at School (6 Methods)”

How to Get Crunchyroll Unblocked Fully

If you’re into anime and manga, you’ve likely heard of Crunchyroll – a website with tons to offer in terms of East Asian content. It’s just a shame that if you’re not from the US, you’ll have to settle for less shows, and find a way to get Crunchyroll unblocked fully.

If that’s what you want, we’ve got you covered. This article will show you why some Crunchyroll content is blocked, and what kind of Crunchyroll unblocker you can use to enjoy everything the platform has to offer. Continue reading “How to Get Crunchyroll Unblocked Fully”

“Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year” 2018 Promotion!

Update! 3 January, 2019 The promotion has ended!

First off – happy holidays! We hope you’ll be enjoying a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s along with your loved ones. But we don’t just want you to have a merry time during this period, but a safe time as well – especially on the Internet when you’re buying presents for your friends and family.

That’s why we decided to offer this big 58% discount on our services right now – so that you can save some money while you also get to secure your online and personal data (and maybe even catch some better deals by bypassing online price discrimination).
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Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday 2018 Promotion

Update! 27 November, 2018 The promotion has ended!

Whether you want to kick back and relax this Thanksgiving with your friends and family and enjoy your favorite shows censorship-free, or just want to take advantage of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions, we’ve got you covered.

Instead of running multiple promotions that force you to keep checking our website and social media pages each and every day, we decided to keep everything all-in-one – between the 15th and 26th of November you’ll be able to enjoy the same advantageous discount, no matter the national holiday or shopping holiday. Continue reading “Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday 2018 Promotion”

9 Reasons You Should Use a Ubuntu VPN

Ubuntu is a pretty safe operating system, and is generally considered more privacy-oriented than other OSs because of its open-source nature. As a result, many Ubuntu users (including you) probably never thought they’d need to use a VPN if they’re using this OS.

Well, the reality is there are actually plenty of good reasons to use a Ubuntu VPN, which we’ll discuss in this article. But before we get to that, here’s a quick definition of what a VPN actually is. Continue reading “9 Reasons You Should Use a Ubuntu VPN”

Want to Watch UK TV Abroad? Here’s What You Need to Do

Whether you live outside the UK or are a UK citizen away on a long vacation or gone abroad for work, you’d probably like to relax sometimes with some UK entertainment. We know that feeling, but there’s just one problem – you can’t actually watch UK TV abroad since the content is only available in the country.

Don’t worry, though – in this quick, informative article we’ll show you exactly how to watch UK TV abroad with ease. Continue reading “Want to Watch UK TV Abroad? Here’s What You Need to Do”

How to Watch ABC in UK Without Any Difficulties

Love the content on display on ABC but are frustrated you can’t enjoy it from across the pond? We know how annoying it can be – especially if you are an US expat or on vacation in the UK since it’s the kind of content you’d normally have access to back home.

Well, no need to worry since we’ve got your back. Here’s how to watch ABC in UK without having to deal with any stress and pesky content restrictions. Continue reading “How to Watch ABC in UK Without Any Difficulties”

Here’s How You Can Easily Watch NBC in UK

NBC is quite the versatile platform – what with all the shows, sports, and news you have in one place. It’s just too bad you can’t enjoy and watch NBC in UK (or anywhere else in the world) because it’s not available outside the US.

And yes, those restrictions apply to you even if you’re a US expat living in the UK or just a US citizen who is vacationing there.

But don’t worry – we’ll show you how to watch NBC in UK with this quick and informative article. Continue reading “Here’s How You Can Easily Watch NBC in UK”

Halloween Promotion – Up to 58% OFF!

Update! 2 November, 2018 The promotion has ended!

Looking to kick back and relax with some scary movies this Halloween? Sounds awesome – it’s just a shame most of the good stuff is usually geo-blocked if you’re not from the US (especially on Netflix).

Well, we decided to run a promotion for this spooky holiday so that all of you can enjoy your favorite Halloween shows and movies while also saving some money! Continue reading “Halloween Promotion – Up to 58% OFF!”

We Just Unblocked 12 More Websites for You!

We’ve got great news for you – we listened to your feedback, and we unblocked 12 more websites from the US, Switzerland, and Germany that you can access using our Smart DNS service. Here’s an overview of all of the new content you’ll get to enjoy: Continue reading “We Just Unblocked 12 More Websites for You!”

How to Get American Netflix Abroad

Netflix is an amazing content platform, and while the service is available worldwide (with a few exceptions), the US content is unfortunately locked behind restrictions.

Well, don’t worry – in this quick article, we’re going to show you how to get American Netflix abroad so that you can enjoy your subscription to the max. You are paying for it, after all. Continue reading “How to Get American Netflix Abroad”

How to Watch NOW TV Abroad Hassle-Free

With all the amazing content on display, it’s truly a shame you can’t watch NOW TV abroad to your heart’s content without encountering problematic obstacles that stand in the way of your entertainment.

Luckily, there’s a workaround to your problem, and we’re going to show you exactly what you need to do.

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How to Easily Watch ESPN in Canada

Want to watch ESPN in Canada but are bummed out you simply can’t access its content? We know how frustrating it can be given how many decent sports ESPN’s programming features.

Well, don’t worry – we’ll show you exactly what you need to do to bypass any restrictions that stand in your way! Continue reading “How to Easily Watch ESPN in Canada”

Here’s the Easy Way to Watch Sky Go Abroad

Sky Go is a great platform, but you are likely to encounter obstacles or annoyances when trying to watch Sky Go abroad in Europe.

Don’t worry, though – in this article, we’ll show you exactly how you can access Sky Go in Europe, and discuss why the service is often restricted. Continue reading “Here’s the Easy Way to Watch Sky Go Abroad”

Unblocked music sites and more, thanks to SmartyDNS

Certain music services are only available in some countries, musical productions are only available to residents from certain locations etc. For a music lover, this can be a huge issue. That is why SmartyDNS comes to the rescue and provides a list of unblocked music sites which will bring you closer to the ideal of limitless music. Continue reading “Unblocked music sites and more, thanks to SmartyDNS”

Is VPN Necessary for Various Online Activities?

Is a VPN necessary every time you’re on the Internet, or do you just need to use one under special circumstances?

While a VPN can be a useful tool, it’s understandable if you might have certain doubts about whether or not you need to run it whenever you want to do something online. Continue reading “Is VPN Necessary for Various Online Activities?”

You Can Now Unblock 6 Australian Websites with SmartyDNS

Australia has a ton of entertaining, informative, and interesting content to offer the world. Too bad it’s only available in the country and nowhere else.

Well, we decided to change that. Whether you live in a different country, are an expat, or just traveling abroad Australia, you now can enjoy up to 6 Australian websites with our service.

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How to Watch Sports Without Cable

Looking to get rid of cable TV but are afraid you might not be able to watch your favorite sports channels and matches anymore?

Don’t worry – here’s how to watch sports without cable with ease, and how to overcome any obstacles you might encounter. Continue reading “How to Watch Sports Without Cable”

SmartyDNS Summer Promotion, Up to 70% OFF!

Update! 28 August, 2018 The promotion has ended!

Whether you’re resting at a hotel, need to pass the time on a long train ride, or just relaxing at home, our Smart DNS service can always come in handy to help you enjoy your favorite shows.

Well, we’ve got great news – we’re going to be lowering our prices for a whole week! That’s right, SmartyDNS is ready to make your summer more exciting with an awesome promotion: Continue reading “SmartyDNS Summer Promotion, Up to 70% OFF!”

How to Easily Unblock Radio Stations Online

Can’t listen to your favorite tunes without having to unblock radio websites first? You’re not alone – many people worldwide have to unblock Internet radio sites before they can enjoy what they offer.

If that’s something you’re struggling with, don’t worry – we’ll show you exactly what you can do to access the most popular radio streaming websites from anywhere in the world. Continue reading “How to Easily Unblock Radio Stations Online”

Here’s How Easy It Is to Watch ITV in USA

Can’t watch ITV in USA, and feeling frustrated because of that? We understand – the website has plenty of great entertainment to choose from, but most of it is restricted to the UK.

Don’t worry, though – we’ve got you covered with this article, where we’ll show you how to watch ITV in USA in as few steps as possible. Continue reading “Here’s How Easy It Is to Watch ITV in USA”

All Our Servers Now Double as Proxy Servers!

We’re happy to announce that all our existing servers are now fully configured with proxy capabilities. That means you can use them as proxy servers whenever you desire.

In case you’re interested in a full list of our existing server locations, here it is: Continue reading “All Our Servers Now Double as Proxy Servers!”