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How to set up Surfshark Smart DNS for Samsung TV?

Follow the steps below in order to set up Smart DNS on your Samsung TV.

Firstly, go to this page.

You may need to log in to proceed to this page. In such case, enter your registered email address, then your password, and click Log In.

There you will find your smart DNS addresses.

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If you do not see your smart DNS addresses there, most likely you have not activated it yet. Click the Get started button or follow this tutorial for detailed instructions on how to enable smart DNS on your account.

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Great, let's proceed to your Samsung TV!

  1. Turn on your Samsung Smart TV

  2. Press on the Menu button on your remote

  3. In the main menu select Network

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  4. Go to Network Status

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  5. At the bottom of Network Status, click the IP Settings button

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  6. Go to DNS settings

    You may have noticed that the IP address shown on your TV is different from the one that you have activated Smart DNS for. That is because you have activated Smart DNS for your external (public) IP address, but your TV only shows the internal (private) IP.

    An internal IP usually looks like this - 192.168.x.x and is only used for internal communication between different devices on the same network. It is not visible publicly and does not affect the usage of Smart DNS, so you can just ignore it and proceed with Smart DNS setup.


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  7. Choose Enter manually

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  8. Enter the DNS that you can see in your profile page after you activated smart DNS services here.

That's it! Your device is now configured with smart DNS services. You can start swimming in the ocean full of unrestricted content! 🦈

Unfortunately, there are some situations where Smart DNS can not be successfully used. If you have experienced some issues with Smart DNS, look for a solution in this article: 

How to fix Smart DNS connectivity issues?

Or you can try an alternative way of using Surfshark on your TV/console:

Set up VPN on your router

Share the VPN connection from your Laptop



If you have any further questions, feel free to contact our Customer Success Sharks anytime - they will help you out!

 

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