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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.

VPN Giveaway

Hey everyone! We announce our traditional giveaway which is here monthly to bring you 5 FREE accounts of 3 months of VPN and Smart DNS service. Take a chance to win! The giveaway is just one click away!
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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. Continue reading “How to Watch Channel 4 Outside UK”

How to Watch HBO GO Outside US

Whilst HBO programming is available to a whole wealth of countries at the moment HBO GO is only available to those that reside in the United States. This is a shame as HBO really has a lot to offer, especially in the TV show department. There is a way to circumvent this blocking though. Let’s see how you can watch HBO GO outside US. Continue reading “How to Watch HBO GO Outside US”

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. Continue reading “How to Watch BT Sport Abroad”

How To Watch XFINITY TV outside US

If you are from Canada, UK or Australia and you want to watch XFINITY TV outside US, there is a problem as you need to have access to an American IP, this is where Smart DNS can help. Continue reading “How To Watch XFINITY TV outside US”

How to Watch DirecTV and DirecTV Now Outside US

DirecTV offers a wide array of programs so there is always something for everyone, whether it is sport, films or TV dramas, DirecTV will have something for you. There is one problem though and that is that DirecTV is inaccessible from Canada, UK or anywhere other than USA. This leaves holiday makers, expats and other fans of American media without a way to watch their favorite shows. This is where SmartyDNS and our Smart DNS technology can help so that you can watch DirecTV outside US. Continue reading “How to Watch DirecTV and DirecTV Now Outside US”

Smart DNS vs VPN: Which One Is Ideal for You?

Most internet users these days have come across the terms Smart DNS and VPN. If you’ve been looking for a way to improve your privacy, send data over a secure connection, or simply access geo-restricted content from various different locations, you’ve probably heard of these two technologies. But do you know about the difference between Smart DNS vs VPN? Continue reading “Smart DNS vs VPN: Which One Is Ideal for You?”

How to Watch FOX Outside US

Are you here because you’re searching to find a way to watch FOX outside US? 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, as 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. Fox.com is blocked to users outside the US and Smart DNS is the service that allows you to watch FOX abroad in Canada, UK, Australia or other countries. Continue reading “How to Watch FOX Outside US”

How to Watch Amazon Prime Video Abroad

Amazon Prime Video offers some of the most popular and most recent content so by not having access to it in your country, you are missing out on all of the best movies. You may be considering using a VPN service or proxy to access this service, but you will soon find that this is not the best solution. VPN may create buffering and pausing when watching videos. This is why we recommend to watch Amazon Prime Video abroad using Smart DNS. Continue reading “How to Watch Amazon Prime Video Abroad”

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. And finally you are being offered to use their local VH1, as VH1 introduced many native-language local versions of the channel, just like MTV does. So, if you go to Poland you’ll be able to watch their branded channel in Polish and not the US VH1 that you want to see. Let’s see how you can watch VH1 outside US.
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The Easter Promotion Has Arrived!

Update! 3 April, 2018 The promotion has ended!
Easter is here, and Spring is just around the corner. That means that here at SmartyDNS, we feel like giving our customers a little something extra. Sign up to SmartyDNS this Easter, and you’ll be able to enjoy discounts of up to 66%. Continue reading “The Easter Promotion Has Arrived!”

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 describe it to you, will show you how good it is and of course, 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 such as Family Guy, Glee, SNL and many other hit shows… 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. Continue reading “How to Watch Hulu Outside US”

SmartyDNS Bring You Nine New Streaming Sites

We pride ourselves on providing our subscribers with access to some of the best sites around. By constantly expanding our service and responding to your feedback, we’re able to open up new streaming content to you on a regular basis. Today, we’re happy to announce that our users will now be able to enjoy nine great new sites from around the world. With a selection of the latest sports, drama, film and TV, there’s never been a better time to use SmartyDNS. Continue reading “SmartyDNS Bring You Nine New Streaming Sites”

How to Watch Xfinity Online

Xfinity provides viewers with access to over 200 of the best TV channels and streaming services around. But if you’re trying to watch Xfinity online from somewhere other than the USA, you’re likely to find yourself blocked by geo-restrictions. With SmartyDNS, you can make these problems a thing of the past. We provide our subscribers with everything they need to unblock Xfinity and access a huge selection of content with complete ease. Continue reading “How to Watch Xfinity Online”

How to Watch French TV Outside France

France has been a powerhouse of film and television for decades, and is a hub for European sport. But if you try and access French streaming websites from other countries, odds are that your access will be blocked. That’s what SmartyDNS is for. Our service lets you watch French TV outside France, no matter your location. Continue reading “How to Watch French TV Outside France”

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. Continue reading “How to Watch BBC iPlayer Abroad”

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. SmartyDNS has everything you need to watch Sling TV outside US, as well as over 200 of the best streaming services around the world. Read on to find out exactly how to watch Sling TV outside US with our comprehensive service. Continue reading “How to Watch Sling TV Outside US”

How to Watch Bravo TV Online with SmartyDNS

Bravo TV is one of the most widely watched channels in the US, received by over three quarters of households with TVs. However, if you’re trying to watch Bravo TV stream content from outside the US, the likelihood is that geo-restrictions will make things difficult for you. You won’t be able to access the vast majority of content from this great broadcaster, unless you invest in a top service such as SmartyDNS. We provide our customers with everything they need to watch Bravo TV online. Thanks to us, you can get around geo-blocking easily, giving you full access to this top channel and over 200 other unblocked streaming services. Continue reading “How to Watch Bravo TV Online with SmartyDNS”

How to Watch Drama Fever Outside US with SmartyDNS

Drama Fever is one of the biggest providers of TV drama episodes in the world. But if you are trying to watch Drama Fever outside US, you will have probably fallen foul of geo-restrictions. Like most streaming services, this site uses geo-restrictions to limit the availability of its content to viewers outside the US. However, with SmartyDNS, you can watch Drama Fever online no matter where you are. We are your one-stop shop for everything you need to gain access to this great site, as well as over 240 other top streaming services around the world. Continue reading “How to Watch Drama Fever Outside US with SmartyDNS”

Unblock CBC and Access the Best Canadian Content Available

CBC is one of Canada’s foremost broadcasters, providing a wide range of programming on TV and online. However, due to geo-restrictions, the chances are that you won’t be able to watch CBC online. However, by signing up to SmartyDNS, you can easily dodge geo-restrictions and watch CBC live online. We’re going to tell you everything there is to know about how to watch CBC online. And SmartyDNS can give you access to a whole range of other Canadian content as well, plus other streaming services from around the world. Continue reading “Unblock CBC and Access the Best Canadian Content Available”

Pick up a Top VPN for Even Less with Our Valentine’s Day Offer

Update! 15 February, 2018 The promotion has ended!
Planning on spending this Valentine’s Day catching up on some hit TV shows with your loved one? With up to 66% off SmartyDNS from February 8th to 14th, there’s never been a better time to check out streaming content online. We give you everything you need to dodge geo-restrictions and access the best film, TV and more, from around the world. Continue reading “Pick up a Top VPN for Even Less with Our Valentine’s Day Offer”

How to Watch Sky Sports online with Smart DNS

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 unblock Sky Sports and a lot of other sport channels. Our top service lets you sidestep geo-restrictions to access this unrivalled sports streaming service, no matter where you are. Continue reading “How to Watch Sky Sports online with Smart DNS”

How to Watch Fox Sports Online Streaming with SmartyDNS

Fox is one of the biggest networks in the US, and Fox Sports has been offering coverage of some of the biggest events since 1994. However, if you’re looking to watch Fox Sports online, odds are that you won’t be able to access their site. Due to geo-restrictions, if you’re trying to watch Fox Sports online streaming events from outside the US, the content will be blocked. But that’s where we come in. We’re going to show you how to watch Fox Sports online with complete ease using Smart DNS. Continue reading “How to Watch Fox Sports Online Streaming with SmartyDNS”

Watch WWE from Anywhere in the World

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. Geo-restrictions mean that if you are not in the right country, you will be blocked from the website. That’s where we come in. SmartyDNS is your one tool for accessing all the latest wrestling coverage. We give our users access to over two hundred streaming sites around the world. 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 Smart DNS. Continue reading “Watch WWE from Anywhere in the World”

Learn How to Watch CWTV Live Stream outside the US

CWTV is one of the USA’s foremost channels operating today. However, due to geo-restrictions, it’s likely that your access to this great broadcaster is severely limited. That’s where we come in. With SmartyDNS, you can easily watch CWTV live, no matter what country you’re watching from.

Read on to find out exactly what you can expect when you watch CW live stream broadcasts, and how to ensure you get the most out of this top channel. We will tell you exactly how to watch CW online with zero stress.
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Watch ESPN Online with SmartyDNS

ESPN is one of the world’s biggest sports services, providing live coverage of a huge range of events. However, due to geo-restrictions, the odds are that you aren’t able to watch ESPN online. That’s set to change when you make use of SmartyDNS. We give you everything you need to watch ESPN online streaming events, and there are a few other benefits on offer. Continue reading “Watch ESPN Online with SmartyDNS”

SmartyDNS Has New VPN Server Locations In Canada, Italy and France

We are happy to announce that SmartyDNS is set to expand, with three new VPN servers coming into operation in Canada (Montreal), Italy (Milan) and France (Gravelines). We are constantly working to set up in new locations around the world, providing our clients with a service that gives them flexibility coupled with the highest levels of privacy and security. These new servers do just that. You’ll be able to access any geo-restricted content from these countries, without risking either your online security or your internet speeds. Continue reading “SmartyDNS Has New VPN Server Locations In Canada, Italy and France”

New sign in process on Android devices

We always struggle to make things easier for you and to provide you with an amazing experience every time you use our services. Because we love what we do, we want you to love using SmartyDNS as well. We constantly update our apps and find ways to make them quicker, more efficient and more user friendly. Continue reading “New sign in process on Android devices”

Unblock MTV with Smart DNS

If you are tired of having limited access to MTV and really want to watch it everywhere you go, this post is for you. Well, we will tell you how to unblock MTV every time you want to access it while being outside of the USA.
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Unblock Crunchyroll with Smart DNS

If it comes to asking what is the best source of streaming East Asian media, we definitely have an answer and that is Crunchyroll. In this post we’ll talk about how to unblock Crunchyroll which is the leading anime and Asian drama streaming video service. This website brings you anime, manga, drama, electronic entertainment, music and auto racing content and we’ll tell you how can this be viewed worldwide and how can you be able to watch all the different shows, no matter where it is licensed to broadcast.
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Unblock Crackle with Smart DNS

We came back to do some crackling noises! This time the crackling sound will be loud and will help us showing you how to unblock Crackle. So, don’t go far!
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Unblock music websites with Smart DNS

Over the years as digital music came to the forefront. Music labels have been searching for ways to seemingly force customers to find the music they want through more nefarious means due to the difficulty of finding the music they want in the country they live in. This is usually due to labels having various deals with companies in different countries so they can make more money. As usual from big companies this is completely anti-consumer and disgusting. Let’s see how you can bypass these restrictions and unblock music websites.
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Unblock Vevo with Smart DNS

We all have YouTube – the most famous video-sharing website. Besides the fact that we can upload, view and share videos, most of us more likely search on YouTube various music videos, including our favorite artists latest releases and music videos, live shows, concerts and so on.

But what if there is something that can bring you all that without making that search? A media website that is focusing only on music industry and it’s their aim to bring you everything about Show Business and nothing else. There is such a media website and it’s called Vevo but unfortunately it’s geo-restricted.
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Cryptocurrencies now available on SmartyDNS

We want our users to have the best possible experience and that starts right from the moment you decide to purchase our VPN and Smart DNS services and need to pay for them.

We know that on top of your desire to access amazing video and audio content that is normally geo-restricted in your country, you also need to know that your personal information is secure and kept away from prying eyes. Continue reading “Cryptocurrencies now available on SmartyDNS”

The SmartyDNS Christmas Promo is here!

Update! 5 Januart, 2018 The promotion has ended!
Who doesn’t love Christmas? All the magic surrounding this amazing holiday brings joy to billions of people around the world and here at SmartyDNS, we want to make things a little sweeter for you too. Because we know how important it is to be able to enjoy your favorite shows from anywhere in the world without geo-restrictions, we prepared a special deal for you this Christmas! Continue reading “The SmartyDNS Christmas Promo is here!”

Unblock Pandora with Smart DNS service

All music lovers welcome to this post! This doesn’t mean that the rest of people are not welcome:) Just wanted to focus your attention to the following because this post will tell you more about how to unblock Pandora from outside the US.
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Unblock websites from USA with Smart DNS

The internet is a place of wonder and endless possibilities in its essence. Unfortunately, some people are trying to control it and impose rules on it so that people are more easily controlled and verified. This is why we have all sorts of limitations, be them of speed or access to different websites, especially those enforced because of location. Geo-restrictions especially affect people who are trying to stream audio or video content online because sadly most online streaming services offer different content for different countries. The USA versions of most services are the most complete, so if you’re looking to unblock websites from USA, it’s perfectly understandable. Read on to find out how easy it is to do it. Continue reading “Unblock websites from USA with Smart DNS”

Major update on our iOS app

As you probably already know, here at SmartyDNS, your needs always come first. And that is why our top priority is to find ways to provide you with the best experience possible for you when using our services. Following the feedback from customers, we decided it was time to make some important changes to the SmartyDNS iOS app. Continue reading “Major update on our iOS app”

How to unblock websites from Canada with Smart DNS

Browsing the internet at a good speed and with no sort of interruptions shouldn’t feel like a gift from God or something as impossible as owning a unicorn. It should be something normal that you don’t even think about, it just happens. It should be a lot like breathing. But unfortunately, there is this cruel thing called geo-restrictions and bad ISPs that keep us from getting what we want. If you want to unblock websites from Canada however, there is an amazing solution for you, and we will give you all the information you need in order to bypass geo-restrictions! Continue reading “How to unblock websites from Canada with Smart DNS”

Unblock iHeartRadio with Smart DNS

There are a lot of useful and desirable products that can be found and accessed online. But when it comes to preferred media, we are kind of limited to access a huge number of websites, as the major and most popular media websites that contain almost all our favorite video on demand or music are blocked worldwide for advertising customers reasons. Continue reading “Unblock iHeartRadio with Smart DNS”

The easiest way to unblock websites from the UK

So, you like browsing the internet at high speed and with no interruptions whatsoever? Do you like finding anything you want online and having no restrictions? So do we. Too bad it’s not really possible most of time. You always get interrupted from seeing something because the content you wish to see has geo-restrictions. And that’s just annoying as hell, especially when it comes to streaming services from the UK, which provide top notch content. If you want to learn how to easily unblock websites from the UK, read on! Continue reading “The easiest way to unblock websites from the UK”

How to unblock German websites with Smart DNS

Internet… what a magical place! The place where you can find anything you can imagine. A place to connect to all your loved ones and strangers as well, to gain access to worldwide information and entertainment and truly enjoy yourself. Or so it could be. If it weren’t for two of the most annoying things ever: slow internet and geo-restrictions. A great way of enjoying more of the amazing internet is using a Smart DNS. You can unblock German websites with Smart DNS and that is a great thing. Continue reading “How to unblock German websites with Smart DNS”

The easiest way to unblock websites from Poland

There are a lot of annoying things that we face each and every day, but out of all of them the thing that all people have in common is being connected to the internet. Due to geo-restrictions, many of us face the problem of not being able to access certain websites or online services. If you want to unblock websites from Poland though, read on and see how easily it can be done. Continue reading “The easiest way to unblock websites from Poland”

IKEv2 VPN protocol added on SmartyDNS

Big news from your favorite VPN and Smart DNS provider! In our attempt to provide you with the best possible services, we decided to add the IKEv2 VPN protocol and now all the servers from SmartyDNS support this protocol. Continue reading “IKEv2 VPN protocol added on SmartyDNS”

How to unblock CANAL+ Sport Online

One of the worst things that can happen to you online apart from information theft, malware and all sorts of bullying; is not being able to access the websites you want. Well, it seems that in recent years the geo-location of users is severely affecting what you can and can’t see. If you’re anything like us and enjoy watching videos and seeing anything you wish with no problems whatsoever, we will teach you how to unblock CANAL+ Sport Online! Continue reading “How to unblock CANAL+ Sport Online”

Unblock Cartoon Network with Smart DNS

I think Cartoon Network is probably one of the most well-known channels out there. Maybe that is just me speaking as a child growing up in the 90’s early 2000’s but it certainly was a huge part of my own childhood as I know it was for a lot of kids (that was until you started to have to pay for Cartoon Network then I would only get to watch it at my grandparents’ house back when OnDigital was a thing). Cartoon Network though is so radically different throughout the world. Many shows are missing from various regions or are broadcast way later than their American equivalents. Thankfully Smart DNS can help nullify these borders and unblock Cartoon Network. Continue reading “Unblock Cartoon Network with Smart DNS”

How to Unblock HBO GO Poland

Being able to watch whatever you wish to, whenever you want, no matter where in the world you are should be something we all get as a present from the great internet. In this day and age having geo-restrictions is a huge drag and we could all really benefit from getting rid of them. Things are no different when it comes to HBO GO Poland, you may find yourself unable to watch your favorite shows when travelling outside Poland, because like many other video and audio streaming platforms, hbogo.pl uses geo-restrictions which make their content unavailable outside Poland. Continue reading “How to Unblock HBO GO Poland”

How to unblock Player.pl with SmartyDNS

Don’t want to get spoilers from your friends on the series you need to binge watch? Hate it when everyone sees a new movie before you do? Is watching movies and TV series a complicated ordeal because of geo-restrictions you just can’t seem to get around? This is especially likely to happen to you if you’re from Poland and decide to travel. Most Polish streaming services are geo-restricted and even if you are paying for a subscription, you may find yourself unable to access their services if you travel abroad. Continue reading “How to unblock Player.pl with SmartyDNS”

Unblock Sport.pl with Smart DNS

While first world problems are definitely not as horrible as third world problems, for those of us living in it there’s nothing quite as annoying as not being able to look at whatever you want on the internet.

The internet not working at all comes first, but after that when your internet is working fine and you still can’t watch a video, a movie, a TV show or whatever because of your geo-location you feel like you’ll go crazy. Continue reading “Unblock Sport.pl with Smart DNS”