Setup Dns Amazon

Setting up VPNUK SMART DNS on Amazon Fire.

1. Registering your IP on the SmartDNS service

Login to the Client CP using your VPNUK login username and password.

2. Go to SmartDNS Menu

Go to the ‘VPNUK Smart DNS‘ sub menu and select ‘IP Address Check-in’.

3. Register IP

The Smart DNS system will reveal your current IP address, click onto the ‘Enable’ button, that will register your current IP address on the Smart DNS service.
IMPORTANT: If you change location, or if your IP address changes you will need to check-in the new IP. For example, if you are using wi-fi, at home, and then go to an outside location and use a wi-fi hotspot, you will need to check-in that new IP address. You will then need to check-in your home IP once you return home. Each IP address you use to access the internet has to be checked in before you can access the SmartDNS service.

4. Confirmation

The Smart DNS system will confirm your IP address has been registered, it takes just a couple of minutes become enabled on the service.

5. Registered

The Smart DNS system will confirm your IP address has been registered, it takes just a couple of minutes become enabled on the service.

6. Get SmartDNS IP

Click onto the ‘Smart DNS Server IP’ link in the menu.

7. Copy IP

Copy or make a note of the ‘Smart DNS Server IPs’ that you are to use, you will need this later in the setup.

8. Notification Screen

Pull down the notification bar.

9. Network Settings

Go to ‘Wireless and Network’ settings.

10. Wi-Fi

Go to ‘Wi-Fi’.

11. Modify Network Settings

Click your connection from the list of available networks for a few seconds and select ‘Advanced Settings’ when the option appears.

12. Advanced Options

Scroll down and select the ‘Show advanced options’ checkbox and ensure the ‘IP Settings’ dropdown is set to ‘Static’.

13. DNS Settings

Enter your IP address, Gateway and Network Prefix or Subnet Mask if they are missing and then change ‘DNS1 and 2’ to the primary and secondary ‘Smart DNS server IPs’ and click ‘Save’. You can find these settings in the VPNUK Smart DNS section of the Client CP.