Setup Dns Blackberry Playbook

Setting up VPNUK SMART DNS on Blackberry Playbook.

1. Registering your IP on the SmartDNS service

Login to the Members Area using your user account login username and password. Go to the ‘SmartDNS Management‘ menu item

SmartDNS Check in

2. SmartDNS Management

Select Check In new address.

3. Set my IP

The Smart DNS system can set your current IP address if you do not know what it is. Click onto the ‘Set my IP’ button, that will reveal your current IP address in the Address field.
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. Check in your IP

You can add a description for the IP or hostname you are checking into the Smart DNS system, once you are happy with the Address and the Description click onto the ‘Check in’ button.


5. Registered

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

6. Get SmartDNS IP

Scroll down to the ‘SmartDNS Server Settings’ section.

7. Copy IP

Copy or make a note of a ‘SmartDNS Server IP’ that you would like to use, you will need this later in the setup.


8. Settings

Go to your Blackberry Playbook settings.

9. Network Settings

Go to your ‘Wi-Fi’ settings, select ‘Available Networks’ from the Network option then click onto the Wi-Fi connection you woud like to connect to.

10. Modify Network Settings

Click onto the ‘Advanced’ button.

12. Auto Settings

Uncheck the option to ‘Automatically Obtain IP Address’.

13. Settings

1. Enter your IP address
Enter your Subnet Mask as
3. Enter our SmartDNS IP’s as your ‘Primary DNS’ and ‘Secondary DNS
4. Enter your gateway IP and then click ‘Connect’.