Smart DNS Proxy Setup For Windows 11

In this post, we will guide you on how you can set up Smart DNS Proxy service on your Windows 11 correctly.

Note: If you’re on other versions of Windows systems, please click here, choose your computer and click on Setup.

If you haven’t, please register for a free Smart DNS Proxy account first before following the steps below.

In summary, you will have the do the following;

  1. Get the DNS servers addresses.
  2. Setup Smart DNS Proxy On Windows 11.
  3. Activate your IP Address.
  4. Access TV sites/apps.
Smart DNS Proxy Setup For Windows 11

Step 1: Get your fastest DNS Server Addresses

Go to Smart DNS Proxy Servers Page, and write down any two DNS server addresses/numbers but it’s recommended to choose the closest location to you.

Note: Regardless of the DNS server locations, they are all configured the same way. Therefore, any DNS servers will work.

Smart DNS Proxy Servers locations

Step 2: Setting Up Smart DNS On Windows 11

Right-click on your Network/Wireless icon at the bottom right-hand side of your taskbar and click on Network and Internet settings.

Windows 11 Network and Internet settings

In the next screen, under Network & Internet, please click on Advanced network settings.

windows 11 advanced network settings

Now, choose More network adapter options which can be found under Related settings.

windows 11 network adapter options

Next, Right-click on your active network adapter (Local Area Connection or Wireless Network Connection) and select Properties.

windows 11 wifi properties

Un-Check Intenet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).

windows 11 IPV4 settings

In the General tab, click on Use the following DNS server addresses: and enter the DNS server addresses that you’ve written down in Step 1.
 
Note: The DNS addresses shown in the images here are just examples.

change dns on windows 11

Click OK & OK again to save your changes.


Step 3: Activate Your IP address

Now that you’ve configured your device to use the Smart DNS, you will just need to activate your IP address. To do so, login into your Account and click on Activate next to IP activation.

Smart DNS Proxy Activate IP address

If you’ve activated your IP address successfully and you have configured your computer to use the DNS address, you will see green checkmarks next to DNS Setup and IP activation.

Smart DNS Proxy IP updated

Access TV Sites/Apps

Smart DNS Proxy Supported Channels

That’s it! You can now access your favourite TV site/App and enjoy the stream. Smart DNS Proxy supports over 400+ TV channels globally. Have a look at their full list of supported channels.


Smart DNS Proxy Stopped Working?

Unfortunately, whenever your public IP address changes, you will need to activate/update your IP as per step #3 for the service to work again.

Just to let you know, your IP address could have changed due to;

  • Your Internet connection got cut off momentarily.
  • Internet router was rebooted.
  • Your ISP made some changes or rebooted their system on their back end.

Any Problems?

If it doesn’t work for you and you need instant help, go to Smart DNS Proxy website and chat with their support staff.

Alternatively, you can also get in touch with our support team.