How to Unblock and watch 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 :

hidemyass ibvpn purevpn ipvanish vyprvpn

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: 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: 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.


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.