Setting up VPNUK access on Amazon Fire Devices.
VPNUK recommends the VPNUK App when using Amazon Devices.
The VPNUK app has been developed from the ground up to our very own specification running the highly secure, multi configurable and widely compatible OpenVPN engine. offering an extremely simple interface, it has been designed and created to be very easy to use, we have ensured zero configuration is required on your part in order to use the VPNUK app. Once installed simply enter your login credentials, choose your server and then hit the connect button, it really is as simple as that. Once connected you will be presented with a country flag in the device taskbar, so you will always know which country you are currently connected through. You can download the free VPNUK App from the Amazon App Store or directly from our website through the downloader app.
The VPNUK Smart DNS service is a brilliant way to access certain web sites and services including streaming media and social networking services. The VPNUK Smart DNS services works on virtually every kind of system or device, this includes Smart TV’s and Games Consoles! You can now bypass the need to log in or even create a VPN connection. In order to connect to the VPNUK Smart DNS service you only have to to make one small edit to the connection settings of the system or device you would like to connect.
What are the benefits of the VPNUK Smart DNS service
Using VPNUK Smart DNS and its ever expanding whitelist of available services is a brilliant way of maintaining a low ping time and high speed in countries that have poor routing, throttle or even filter VPN connections. If you do not require the additional security of a VPN connection you are now able to connect to your VPNUK account through the VPNUK Smart DNS service. Another massive benefit with our Smart DNS service is that you can access content from multiple countries without having to switch server IP, the Smart DNS service does all of that for you in the background without you even realising!
Older Amazon ‘Fire’ Devices have native L2TP VPN compatibility built into its operating system which we recommend configuring to your VPNUK account. L2TP connections configured on Amazon devices are secure, reliable and very easy to setup. (Not possible on Fire TV, see below).
Older Amazon ‘Fire’ Devices have native PPTP VPN compatibility built into its operating system which we recommend configuring to your VPNUK account. PPTP connections configured on Amazon devices are secure, reliable and very easy to setup. (Not possible on Fire TV, see below).
The setup of a VPN connection directly onto Amazon Fire TV devices is limited to newer devices, however, you can setup the connection through a compatible VPN router. VPNUK recommends VPN connections through a DD-WRT or ASUS compatible router.