How to Unblock and watch Netflix on Apple TV Outside the US

Unblock Netflix on Apple TV Outside the US

To be able to watch Netflix outside the US on the Apple TV you need a VPN and a router that support VPN set up because the Apple TV does not have a VPN client build in.
You can see for a router that have this option like:
- ASUS RT-N16 (recommended)
- D-Link DIR 300
- Cisco Linksys E2000

For US VPN you can choose one from InterVPN Providers List check option of USA ip country (for USA Netflix) we recommend these providers :

VPN Hide My Ass Strong VPN VPN ibvpn VPN Ipnanish VPN Ipnanish Strong VPN

This tutorial to setup a PPTP connection on ASUS RT-N16

1-You need to download DD-WRT firmware for the router. download from here: DD-WRT firmware

2- Install the new firmware and flashing the Router:
To install the new firmware and connect the router to VPN you need an open source DD-WRT firmware router like Asus routers (recommended).
. connect the router to your computer using an Ethernet cable.
. go to your browser and tape the address of your router (default: 192.168.1.1) input your user and pass (default: admin/admin).
. go to advanced settings (on the main dashboard) > then firmware upgrade > choose file and select the dd-wrt firmware (already downloaded). wait until the setup be finished.
. once the flashing is complete you will be ask to enter a new username and password, complete this step.
. now you should have a new main dashboard.

3- Connect Asus Router to US VPN network
. go to your browser and tape the address of your router (default: 192.168.1.1) input your user and pass
. enter to your router dashboard via your browser
. go to setup in the top of the main dashboard to enter to the basic setup screen
. on WAN connection choose PPTP
. Yes for DHCP
. under Gateway (PPTP server) enter the IP address of the USA server you want to connect to, given by your VPN provider (List of providers that offer an US IP)
. enter your VPN username and password for PPTP (username and password of your VPN connection)
. PPTP Encryption: Enable
. disable Packet Reordering: Enable
. additional PPTP Options: mppe required,stateless
. STP: Disable
. everything else leave as it is
. save and Apply

Screenshot of the configuration:
Unblock Netflix on Apple TV - ASUS RT-N16

Once the connection is established configure your Apple TV location to US.
All that's now left is to pick a program and stream it from Netflix.

More explanation about set up VPN and DD-WRT firmware in routers.

Enjoy.

NB: For Canadian Netflix, follow the same steps but choose a VPN with a canadian server connection, so change the step of USA ip to a CA IP.