How to Setup Apple TV

Setting up the popular Apple TV to use Unlocator Smart DNS is a very simply process.

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The video was made on a previous version of the Apple TV. The instructions differ slightly based on the version of the Apple TV that you have. They all work with Unlocator but the steps are a little different.

Apple TV 1, 2 & 3

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Open up the Apple TV and go to the Settings > General > Network
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Then go ahead and select Wi-Fi for wireless network or Ethernet if you are using a wired connection. If you have not already setup a Wi-Fi connection you will have to choose your network and input your password for the Wi-Fi again if needed.
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Select Configure DNS and select Manual
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Enter following number and click Done: 185.037.037.037
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On the Network screen please verify that the DNS numbers you have just entered are present.
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To make sure the US Apps are present on your Apple TV please go to the Settings > General > iTunes Store > Location
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Select United States
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Go to settings and select Sleep now
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Go ahead and Unplug the Apple TV power cord
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Wait ten seconds
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Plug the cable back in on your Apple TV

Apple TV 4+

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On your Apple TV Menu choose the "Settings" option
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Select network
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Click on the Wi-Fi button at the top
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Choose your Network
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This will take you to your Wi-Fi configuration where you will see configure DNS option at the bottom of the page
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Confirm that you want to set DNS manually
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Select configure DNS option and select Manual then enter the following DNS Number: 185.37.37.37
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Go to settings and select sleep now
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Go ahead and Unplug the Apple TV power cord
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Wait ten seconds
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Plug the cable back in on your Apple TV

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