Setting up DNS Proxy
Our DNS Proxy requires your Public IP Address to be authorized to access the service. You can head over to the IP Authorization page to configure your access. We also have this handy guide to follow if you need any help.
If you do not know the IP address of your router, you will need to find it first. The IP address will be used when setting up your Amazon Fire TV. We have provided some quick tip methods for finding the IP address of your router in the Quick Tips
How to setup IronSocket DNS on your Amazon Fire TV
- Navigate to 'Settings'
- Select 'Systems'
- Select 'WI-FI'
- Select your WI-FI network and forget WI-FI network by pressing the button with 3 lines on it.
- Press the select button.
- Select your WI-FI network.
- Enter your WI-FI password and Click on 'Advanced'
- Now you must enter the IP address for this device:
For the Default gateway, enter the IP of your router
Input '24' for the 'Network Prefix Length' and Click 'Next'
Enter the following IronSocket DNS addresses:
- Start by entering the first three digit groups from the IP address of your router. For example, if your router IP address is "192.168.1.1", enter "192.168.1."
- For the last digit group, you can typically enter "50" so the final IP address for the device would be "192.168.1.50"
- In some cases you may need to use another number other than 50 if another device already uses that address
Click 'Connect' and you're done.
- DNS 1: 188.8.131.52
- DNS 2: 184.108.40.206
- Make sure you have a 1-click US address in your Amazon Account.
- On Amazon.com go to Your Account > Manage Your Content and Devices > Country Settings and set country to United States
- After your IP is authorized, you can start accessing geo-restricted channels to watch movies or listen to music.
Find your Router's IP on Windows
- Open up the Command Prompt. (Click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt) or (Press Windows Key + R, Then type "cmd" and press enter)
- Type-in (or copy and paste) the following command and press enter:
ipconfig /all | findstr /I /C:"DHCP Server" /C:"Default Gateway"
- The IP address of your router will typically be listed under "Default Gateway" or "DHCP Server" and typically starts with "192.168."
Find your Router's IP on Mac OSX
- Open 'System Preferences'
- Go to 'Network'
- Click 'Advanced'
- Go to TCP/IP. Here you will see your Router's IP