The Apple Tv is one of the most advances and easy to use Media Box available on the market.
The latest release of the Apple Tv comes with many streaming application and Netflix. However, this service is limited to the United States.
If you are based in Asia, Europe or any other region of the world the access to Netflix service will be denied.
How to stream blocked content on my Apple Tv?
The solution is to install a VPN on a router. A vpn is or Virtual Private Network will allow you to unlock all the blocked content that the Apple TV has to offer by giving you an American Ip Address. Netflix and all others content provider will then believe that you are currently physically located in America which will allow you unlimited access.
How to install a Vpn on the Apple TV?
As it is not possible to setup a VPN directly on the Apple TV, even those if it is jail-broken, you need to install a Vpn service on your router.
Which router do you advice to use to install a VPN?
We strongly recommend you to purchase one of the following router, which are the best when it’s comes to installating a VPN on one of them:
D-Link DIR-320 A1/A2
D-Link DIR-600 B1/B2
All those router are extremely efficient and easy to configure with a Vpn service such as Hide My Ass that we strongly recommend.
How to configure Hide MY Ass on your ASUS RT-N16 Router?
You need first to make sure you get the following in hand:
a. The Asus ASUS RT-N16 router.
b. One Hide My Ass account
c. PPTP server IP address of Hide My Ass
d. HideMyAss user name and password
e. The DD-WRT firmare (download here)
If you are currently using a different router, we invite you to visit the DD-WRT database to find the correct firmware for your router if it is available (view the DD-WRT Database)
Step by step installation of DD-WRT firmware on your router
a. Establish a connection between your router and your computer with an Ethernet Cable RJ45
b. Open the browser Internet Explorer (not firefox / chrome / safari as it is not compatible with this procedure)
c. Connect to your router interface by inputing this IP Address in your URL Bar (http://192.168.1.1/)
d. Then flash your router firmware with the new firmware that you just downloaded.
e. The router will reboot, and show DD-WRT after it.
f. Enter the router interface.
g. Proceed to a factory reset in order to clear the NVRAM. (Administration / Factory Defaults) Then validate.
Configure the vpn on your router
a. Open the router admin by inputting this ip address in your browser url bar (http://192.168.1.1/)
b. Enter into setup / basic setup and input the following parameter :
Connection Type: PPTP
Use DHCP: Yes
Gateway (PPTP Server): (Your IP address with HMA VPN Server)
User Name: (The username of Hide my ass PPTP server)
Password: (The password of hide my ass PPTP server)
Connection Strategy: Keep Alive
PPTP Encryption: Enable
Additional PPTP Options: mppe required, stateless
From now you can connect your router to the internet.
Configure your router on the Apple TV
a. In your Apple Tv Interface go to Settings / General / Network / Configure TCP/IP
b. You have to input your router ip address in “Router Address”
Congratulation now your Apple TV is connected to your internet network protected by Hide My Ass, you are then able to connect to Netflix and enjoy it on your Apple TV!Click here to get Hidemyass the best VPN for the Apple TV
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