Every time someone asks "what's the best VPN to access Netflix in "Country-X" from "Country-Y", the answer seems to be NordVPN. The same goes for (Netflix on) Android phone, Android TV, Apple TV, iPhone, Smart TV, etc.
Netflix via StrongDNS, currently works with Windows or Mac OS X web browser only. Therefore, I suppose what you really want :) is not StrongDNS, but rather StrongVPN.
Depends on the country. Japan seems to have a lot, Germany too.
I use ExpressVPN. They offer a week free trial, iirc. Their support is great at giving out servers with Netflix access. You might not want to go in demanding all of them though. They try to give one or two out at a time. If you get ExVPN, let me know. I’ll PM you some servers.
Edit: I can currently access Japan, France, Germany, Italy, UK, Isle of Man—which is surprisingly different from UK Netflix, Australia sometimes, and Canada.
I really don't know, but my own personal choice is StrongVPN (.
Their customer support is superb, and the VPN service is fast and reliable. So far, whenever I had any questions or issues, they have been dealt with promptly and efficiently.
The VPN business is full of bad actors. Shills getting paid to "review" vpns, blogs popping up ranking vpns and making ad or affiliate money off people trying to do research. Tons and tons of affiliate spammers and under-handed promotion.
Ask yourself a few questions about that site. Why don't they have *any* info about themselves on the site. No about us page, no info on who runs it. Yet their twitter claims they are a "Team of online anonymity, privacy & security professionals. Here to share cyber security news & tips so you can make the right decisions for your privacy." Who are they, how do they make their money to keep the site running? Why are they pushing ExpressVPN a known spammer as their top pick?
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EDIT: September 26
StrongVPN is able to bypass Netflix Geo-block in the US & in the UK.
I apologize for giving out wrong information, by saying there were more countries.
I travel extensively to Europe and Asia and got hooked on a U.S. program that can only be streamed within the U.S.
A good friend recommended a VPN service from StrongVPN.
Anyone here who could vouch for hoping to hear from someone with a personal experience…
No. I do it on ExpressVPN and I haven't had the issue. Netflix bans the IP's of Expresses's serves when they find them, but they also change to new locations often, so some nights I may spend half an hour find which Aussie serve has what I want.
I am currently using NordVPN and it works well with Netflix. You can read more about VPN and Netflix in this article (personally it helped me to decide what to choose)
>"Changed provider to TorGuard" ()
Smart! Extremely difficult for Netflix to Detect and Block Dedicated IPs.
Dedicated IP + Excellent Support + 50% Lifetime Discount = TorGuard.
StrongVPN is not even close!! AND their subscriptions cost more as well.
It's a NO-Brainer! I guess you have to be STUPID to choose "Strong" over TorGuard. Quiet Ironic, given the fact that StrongVPN is one of the best VPN providers there is.
Is your present router configurable as dd-wrt? Or are dd-wrt routers freely available in your country (they're quite cheap to buy normally)?
I use ExpressVPN and setting up my whole house to use VPN was quite straight-forward.
I have encountered this problem, and it’s because although you’re using NordVPN on the phone/pc to stream it, the way chrome cast works is that you send the link for the stream to it and it connects, making the chrome cast NOT on the VPN.
Only workaround is if you use a VPN on the router itself, or whatever it’s accesspoint is.
here's a resource to see what VPN's allow streaming Netflix. Bitdefender VPN won't work with US Netflix. You need something like NordVPN to watch it. I use Nord and I am watching US content just fine.
>Nord is great!
VPNs are really surging in popularity. When it comes to choose a VPN to bypass the Netflix geoblock and get around the Netflix proxy error, NordVPN is probably the best alternative.
I bet you that the number of people who use MiFi adapters and Speedify is FAR less than those who are using VPNs to circumvent geo-restrictions.
So it is quite the way around; the masses are VPN users.
The real evil here is corporate greed and their need to restrict who watches what.
Let's do an analysis of the concerning results via
Based in: Switzerland
Logs Timestamps? YES
Logs Bandwidth? YES
Logs IP Addresses? YES
Allows anonymous payment method? NO
Meets PrivacyTools I/O criteria? NO
Has red on all the policies and affiliates disclosure. No refund options and price is in the red.
Also their association with giganews is concerning. I would avoid VyprVPN like the plague.
Here's an extract from NordVPN support:
You should connect to any of our servers in countries other than the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, and Japan.
You should connect to any of our servers in the United Kingdom.
Before you do this, make sure you clear your browser cache. Restart your computer or other device that you use. Maybe check their DNS (NordVPN DNS addresses 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124 on your device)
If this still does not help, you better check directly with NordVPN
For a while, I used ExpressVPN to watch US Netflix and Amazon Prime, from both Europe and from Asia.
After a little too many problems, I decided to move on, but not before I had done some solid research.
Long story short, I ended up with StrongVPN, which seems to have been a smart move!
Only wanted to let you know:)
Yep, they only support US, UK, Japan and Canada Netflix. All other locations default to US Netflix.
All this looks like a rant. I am using NordVPN for a while and my experience is all about positive, I will stand up for these guys. Netflix on PC works fine. When I tried to stream with my tablet, I faced similar problem but it got resolved after 3-minute chat with their support. Didn't try Express, but I believe that the resolution will be similar.
Talk with a live chat rep. If they will be unable to help - ask for refund. Argument based on assumption is stupid.
P.S. I am watching US Netflix, never tried other countries.
P.P.S Free trial is easy to find
Some VPN companies have been purposefully having themselves audited just for this reason. Just recently the one that I use has done so, ExpressVPN. But I can't remember if Nord has or not. The audit is done to reaffirm to the customers that their data is not being taken and stored and that their activities are not being logged and stored by the company.
Yeah, a VPN subscription is all you need, but unfortunatelly most VPNs can only be set up on routers, not on individual consoles. You could however turn on the VPN on a pc, set up a hotspot and connect your xbox to that. Once you set up your VPN you don't have to change your Netflix subscription. Anyway, I would suggest NordVPN - I set it up on my router and everything works just fine.
I watch Star Trek Discovery on Netflix UK (from US) using Torguard + Dedicated IP. They have a promo code. I’m paying like 9 bucks a month (technically for multiple services- anonymous proxy, normal VPN for downloads and such, and the dedicated IP from UK which I only use for Netflix). Note you need the additional service- the dedicated UK IP to actually work with Netflix. They banned most known multi-user VPN IP addresses a few months back.
Getting the (in)famous Netflix proxy error? Try with VPN server: New York.
If you later on, for whatever reason, decide to change provider, know that **, ( **on all platforms.
Got you solved mate.
Get one of THESE.
They're a pre-configured VPN router. If you're technically versed they wont be a problem for you to set it up with your VPN connection.
You can use it in a bridge mode where it will pull the internet signal from your router over ethernet, apply a VPN to it, and broadcast a second wifi network. That network will be from the USA.
You can also configure the device to pull in the current Canada wifi signal, apply the VPN to it and send out the VPN'd signal down an ethernet cable straight to the 360.
In regards to the VPN, go for a NORD Dedicated VPN from the states.
You don't need a new Netflix subscription.
ExpressVPN is based in China and there are rumors going around that “On 14 January 2016, ExpressVPN was criticized by former Google information security engineer Marc Bevand for using weak encryption. Bevand had discovered that only a 1024-bit RSA key was used to encrypt the service's connections after using it to test the strength of the Great Firewall of China. Bevand described ExpressVPN as "one of the top three commercial VPN providers in China" and asserted that the Chinese government would be able to factor the RSA keys to potentially spy on users. On January 25, ExpressVPN announced that it would soon roll out an upgraded CA certificate. On February 15, Bevand wrote in an update that ExpressVPN had reported to him that they had now switched to 4096-bit RSA keys.” was because the chinese government forced them to implement a backdoor.
So i think it works in China, but if your data is save, who knows?
As far as I know, NordVPN works with most regions, one of the few to access US Netflix. Just not sure about the Brazil Netflix, did not hear about any VPN being able to access that one. Maybe there isn't such a high need, so it's mostly not included, would love to be able to access it though :/ As for the US Netflix, you could also try Express. Personally haven't tried Hotspot Shield but I suggest reading more about them, just to be sure
I would suggest NordVPN although I use ExpressVPN for Netflix, Amazon P. and Hulu+ but is a bit of a hassle as one server/location does not always work for 'em all.
NordVPN, doesn't matter what location works with them all most of the time, it is a little slow compared to Express but it all comes down to speed vs. reliability and ease of use, I suppose.
Definitely try out both and see which one is the best for you. We can only suggest, my opinion of one might/will differ from yours or others opinion about certain VPN services and it all depends on the quality network we use etc etc..
Try 'em both, 1 month ea. or trial if exists.
Hi this is a good idea just to see, but I won't sticky it. It's too easy to manipulate polls. Plus just because people use certain VPNs the most, doesn't mean that more people should use them. So I don't think this would be more useful than unbiased reviews from my channel. Additionally, that post is no longer stickied. Often case, the best VPNs are ones people aren't using.
I would wager the poll results would look like this: ExpressVPN, and NordVPN being the top most used. However, that isn't a valuable metric. Instead, think critically about these VPNs. For example, NordVPN is the most googled VPN for "refunds" I did a video on this. They also have the worst trustpilot score. ExpressVPN, while a lot of people use it, mostly are using it as their "first VPN" choice. A lot of ExpressVPN users migrate to cheaper VPNs that offer similar features once their sub is out.
So while a poll could be cool, I don't think it would be super helpful or important in the subreddit's goal to create and foster unbiased discussion towards the true best VPNs for Netflix.
Have you tried changing the DNS to NordVPN DNS addresses 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52?
Here's the instructions, just change the DNS to the ones above
I've been using NordVPN for my streaming - works with Netflix and Hulu, other US channels too. Afaik, Express does work too but when I was choosing between a few VPNs, I personally found it too expensive for me
I think you could do so or at least try to, you won't lose anything by trying. Just be sure to disconnect your PS4's wifi, then run the VPN and create the hotspot > connect to the Wifi via PS4. It's a shame that your router doesn't support VPNs, I have mine set up with NordVPN for my smart tv and PS4
Here's my recent experience.
Over the past few days I've been trying this exact thing. I'm in the US, but I've found that Canada has different available content, so I wanted to log in from the Canadian servers. I've had some luck. Using NordVPN, I can log in to the VPN from my computer, and then using Google Chrome, cast titles that aren't available in the US to my Chromecast, no problem. If I try to use the Netflix mobile app to cast, I can't play the geographically restricted titles, even when connected to the VPN through NordVPN's mobile app. But, I am able to just cast the tab on my computer to the Chromecast, no problem. I've not been successful with running the VPN on the router, but I've only used cheap routers and honestly wasn't too suprised.
Side note, NordVPN is fine, but when setting up the connection to a server there seems to be a little delay. I'm happy with it so far, and it's relatively inexpensive as good VPN's go.
TL;DR - Casting Netflix from your computer browser to the Chromecast works fine. Router would probably work too, but I haven't been successful.
Can try using this service called privacy. They let you create burner cards and cards for specific items like subscriptions, they also let you place limits on the card in case they try to sneak fees. It won’t be your real card info just in case somehow hacked. Been using it awhile now with different subscriptions. https://privacy.com/join/P7U6E
Been using NordVPN mainly for torrenting for a while now, but it also works with Netflix and other streaming services well - they have a lot of servers so it's not a problem to switch it up, the speed is decent too
I'm currently in Germany for business. From Canada. Just signed up and am up and running on Netflix Canada content right away. There GUI on the Windows and Android apps are nice and clean. No issues so far. I'm also looking for something that'll work in China and UAE. Hoping NordVPN does the trick.
Just installing OpenVPN wouldn't do the trick.. Netflix have their methods of detecting VPN traffic and they're quite successful at that. This is why there is currently only a handful of VPNs that can unblock Netflix. If you are looking for a good VPN that can unblock Netflix and maintain decent speed, I recommend Cyberghost or ExpressVPN, buy Cyberghost is much cheaper.
If you're interested, I've written a comprehensive guide on VPNs for Netflix with explanations and recommendations on my VPN blog, which I'm sure will answer most of your questions.
ExpressVPN is rather unreliable for Netflix Japan, though it works better for US/UK regions.
Maybe try contacting support?
Otherwise, if Japan it really a must, you may need to find another VPN.
I believe NordVPN works, as well as wannaflix.
Torguard stopped working for a little, but I believe their streaming IPs should work again now
I got NordVPN months back, mostly for torrenting but it works with Netflix too. Previously I used free VPNs. But the thing is with free ones, they mostly don't work with Netflix. So like mp3geek said, be prepared to pay for a VPN.
And for those who are asking then use any of these 5 Top VPNs recommended by other Redditors for netflix.
I am using CyberGhost and NordVPN without any issues at all.
We use ExpressVPN and it's working great. Use the Washington DC server.
I've found the support staff helpful in finding the right servers for each country.
By the way there is good content here too, some of which isn't available in the US.
I've been using NordVPN for almost a month now. Connections are stable and speeds are ok, I'm in Portugal and can access Netflix US fine. Sometimes I get the proxy error but if I try another server it usually works.
On Android TV I had to go back to a previous version of Netflix to get it working, the new one is detecting that a VPN is being used. I've contacted NordVPN about that and they told me they're working on it.
So far so good on all devices. Also got the three year plan.
Like it was said, not all VPNs work with Netflix and not all of them can bypass a strict firewall either. Check out NordVPN (and enable obfuscated servers), also you can try Vyrp (stealth servers), these work with Netflix, you can read moer here on how to unblock Netflix
As regards to “free” vpn, they don’t really exist... (see sidebar).
But for suggestions, I’m going to take it you want a cheap vpn?
Then either NordVPN or WannaFlix. Nord is a big company, and is a favorite of this sub. WannaFlix is kinda new on the block. Both are cheap if you pay by the year.
Express and Torguard also work, but they tend to be more expensive...
Just go to Apple TV settings and manually change your DNS server with IP provided by your VPN (I think you could definitely find detailed instructions how to do so on the internet). I use NordVPN, had no problems with connecting to my Apple TV. I don't know if other VPN's do it, I think it should, but Nord works for me and It's pretty cheap compered to others.
Windscribe pro. It unblocks US & UK Netflix. They offer a free trial as well.
Click on the chatbot and ask Garry for a free trial.
Why I use Windscribe: I got a very good price via stacksocial
Reading this article from PCMag, the auther tested 10 different vpns from the US to Japan and found only the CyberGhost and Private Internet Access VPNs to work as of 2nd September.
I've seen a few users here mentioning NordVPN with the NordLynx protocol and I'd like to see a few more mentions before committing to anything, as VPNs seem get blocked all the time.
I was suprised with how long of a run I got with Windsribe, but their support didn't seem to particulary care so who knows when it'll start working again.
It will be hard to find it, as many VPNs are blocked by Netflix and most of the ones that work - will redirect you to the other country's Netflix (for example USA). But it's okay, as NX USA has the biggest content library and everything else that's not in it - I just download from the TPB with NordVPN. You can read more info about Netflix VPNs here.
I've noticed many people here recommend NordVPN. I strongly disagree...
NordVPN have changed their pricing, on August 30th.. and now their best offer is $6.99/month.
when it comes to download speed NordVPN really falls short, and this is probably the most important thing if you want to actually be able to watch something.
I recommend Cyberghost for US/UK Netflix (they also support Japan). It will cost $2.75 a month and it's the fastest VPN I've tested to date - and I've tested plenty.
If you are interested, I go into deeper explanations and common Netflix/VPN troubleshooting on my VPN blog:
Just switch on a VPN that allows to watch US Netflix, meaning that it bypasses the proxy detection (Nord, VPNUnlimited and work I think) and just go to Netflix to see more content available there. Netflix's content depends on the geo-location
What Netflix are you after?
Windscribe works with Japan, USA, Canada, UK
Torguard with streaming IP (2 now in the deal & you'll find half price codes out there like this one netflix ) works with what countries you choose, but only two and far as I know you can't change the IPS to another country also torguard itself doesn't unblock netflix.
Express VPN works with us and some others
Nord VPN works too with various Netflixs
Pure VPN works for us via its chrome / Firefox add on
Yeah, I use NordVPN and it does what I want it to do, circumvent geoblocking.
I wouldn't use it for a privacy related issue, the company (like most VPNs) is pretty heavily obfuscated when it comes to ownership and whatnot.
The bottom line IMHO, if a VPN can provide a service like 3 years subscription for 100 bucks and plaster that deal fucking everywhere chances are they're making income through some other means because it's too good to be true.
You should try looking into getting NordVPN on your router, that way your entire network will be on the vpn and maybe that will work. Restarting and changing servers are also some options, though maybe you already tried those. Maybe the smart tv has some location settings that can be turned off
A lot of vpns will get the proxy error from time to time, Netflix is hard at work to mitigate all this vpn stuff. In any case I think NordVPN is a good choice, tried it myself and it works pretty reliably to get my fill of japanese movies. And if you do get an error just restart or switch the server.
I had an old router before buying the one that supported openvpn, but I used the same setup as Santi838 mentioned - I've connected to, in this case, NordVPN and shared the WiFi from the laptop so I could easily watch what I wanted via my TV
Are you asking about pure vpn or VPNs in general?
Purevpn is secure enough, they follow standard practices. Does it unblock Netflix? I haven’t used it before so you’ll have to wait for those who have.
Otherwise for recommendations, it depends what you want. I assume you want to unblock Netflix since you asked this here?
In that case Nord, Express are the top two recommended. I’d say Nord is a better deal here, they’re cheaper and unblock both US and UK (the top two most requested regions).
If you need specific regions other than US and UK, then maybe Torguard? They have streaming IPs in lots of locations (including Japan and Singapore), but you need to pay extra for each additional region.
I’d also say try out WannaFlix (there’s a 7 day free trial) as they are fast and unblock some special regions like Japan and Korea, but I may be a little biased there ;)
If I have some issues connecting I usually go to support, and they always advise me what servers to use. Try writing them via live chat, this way they answer in a minute or two, or read the info yourself here
I see that you've used TunnelBear but not all VPNs work with Netflix. I suggest getting NordVPN's free trial ( I do have a paid subscription and it works with Netflix. Another one that works is ExpressVPN but afaik, they do not offer a free trial for desktop. Vypr works too I think
In general, NordVPN works with Netflix, but not from every server. You might need to try a few servers before you find one that's working with Netflix. The best is to try it yourself. There's a free 3-day trial at I have no experience with ExpressVPN. As far as i know they don't offer a free trial. But both have a 30-day money-back guarantee.
I think there's an issue with your DNS config. Check if your AppleTV/router is configured with DNS servers from Nord and if there aren't any apps messing with that in your TV, because it works fine with my AppleTV. Maybe you'll find what you need here.
Well, I use NordVPN to access US Netflix content and the working servers are constantly updated I think. The speeds are good too. Netflix is fighting VPN's like windmills basically, but at least for now they are losing badly.
I had the same problem before but it was because Netflix detected that I was using a VPN. Then I tried NordVPN (heard that they work well with Netflix) and the problem stopped. So maybe your VPN provider could be blocked or something
Not all servers of Nord work with Netflix, but they have a list showing which ones do. They update it constantly because Netflix loves to ban it. Her you go:
I've used TG for 2 years; VPN+dedicated IP. It has worked excellently for me so far. Very fast and no issues. Their customer service is just outstanding.
I've read that ExpressVPN also scores high on these criteria.
ExpressVPN is expensive.
I am using TorGuard right now, it costs 57 US per year. When you are purchasing it, you should also buy 'dedicated USA IP Address' as well, then you will enter the coupon 'TGLifetime50' , this gives you 50% off, which makes it 57 usd per year, after you have completed your purchase, you will send an e-mail to TorGuard, saying that 'I have bought this dedicated IP address for USA Netflix, can you send me the dedicated IP address?' then they will send you the IP and you will enter it in TorGuard's application, it is easy to use.
I´m currently using Windscribe on AndroidTV and it works great. I also purchased a residential IP which helps. I appreciate their split tunneling options so I can exclude certain apps from the VPN.
Torguard also has a AndroidTV app as do many many others.
to my knowledge and experience in the past, it does not matter what region your account is/where you registered. the library that Netflix shows to you is where you are connecting from. VPN or where you live.
I think you may have just been getting lucky with the proxy error not showing on USA. Some days VPNs work fine for me others not so much (I am with NordVPN). but if you want to try there is no harm in stopping the account and making a new one. the only thing you lose is your watch history, lists etc...
I've had Netflix for about 1 year now, payed for NordVPN a few days ago, I haven't been able to use on Netflix US. I've always pirated and I have a huge movie and series collection, but like said bellow by another user, it starts not being worthy to pay for it anymore...
In terms of a good VPN, you usually get what you pay for. ExpressVPN is usually the goto for lots of people (especially on this sub). However, the other two mentioned as good VPNs are good as well. I think it comes down to personal preference and performance for each user. Don't know why you're getting downvoted though; it was a reasonable question.
I am using NordVPN with Netflix without any issues at all :)
Buddy, just stick to these 5 Top VPN Services recommended by other Reddit users for watching Netflix.
Hope it helps :)
Are you connected to a server that supports netflix?
It also seems like it loads some stuff from cache. You should be able to find the movie/series If you search for the specific movie/series (if it is available in that country)
Well of course I do! How else can a person live in the modern age of surveillance and data leaks? My VPN of choice is Nord because it works for my needs and seems reliable. I'm sure other services are just as reliable but it's best to do your own research and as far as I looked NordVPN looks clean
Well, I guess it’s like with internet providers then. You may have good speeds in your area while I get bad speeds with the same provider in a different area. It goes without saying that I was talking only from my small experience with NordVPN.
I would suggest everyone try out as many VPN’s as they need to find the best one as far as speed/server n./security they provide. There are tons of options out there and most have a free trial period too ;)
No, they shouldn't. They're blocking VPN's, not users.
So don't be paranoid, you can use VPN (just make sure it's not blocked by Netflix as some of them are).
I use NordVPN, works pretty good (I use their obfuscated servers, maybe that's why, I'm not sure).
Well, that sounded most likely like a DNS resolution issue. If nah, something is not in the right order. One of the ways to go around it would try attempt uninstalling the Netflix app while connected to a VPN server (Delete caches too) and then install the AP while still connected to a NordVPN server. Also, make sure to run VPN before running the app in all cases. If that does not fix it, go for strongswan and apply the VPN on your netflix app in specific. (Can be done in settings). Also, sharing your results via one of the virtual browsers would be much of help too.
windscribe is free for the first 10gb and 24hr trial for netflix.
Surfshark works but you gotta pay to try.
ExpressVPN works well but it's the most expensive
NordVPN doesn't work anymore
You guys realize this sub has been shilling Torguard as well for the entirety of it's creation? Have you not seen the sticky? For all we know, the same person who made that subreddit also owns this one. Or the same people. Ever think of that?
I do have NordVPN on my ASUS Merlin, and there are no issues Netflix whatsoever. Are you using default Firmware? Check whether your connection via the app and router does look the same, and no DNS's are leaking (use . If those are identical and nothing is out of the box - switch around to few servers recommended on help centre. Some servers might be causing DNS resolving issues on the router, while it does not happen on the devices. True story, this happened to me.
Not even surprising, Netflix tries to block VPNs as much as possible, but unsuccessfully I guess. NordVPN does the job of bypassing the blockage well (my personal favourite), but I heard that Express and Vypr should work too, so you can look into them as well.
A free VPN won't really bypass Netflix, I suggest checking out NordVPN or ExpressVPN, as far as I know, they have Netflix Japan, don't know other VPNs that have it. ExpressVPN is a bit expensive though, as for NordVPN - just check r/vpncoupons, there are discounts you can find
We always recommend a paid VPN - whether ours or someone else's. With VyprVPN, we use a proprietary protocol to scramble your traffic, making it not appear as coming from a VPN.
Also, with free VPNs, you're much more likely to be a product. VPNs are expensive to run; it's likely your data is being sold.
VyprVPN! Netflix actually did an update this week that affected most (all?) vpn providers, including us. We managed to get service restored in under 24 hours. To be safe, we recommend using Washington DC and LA servers for now, but all locations should be perfect for Netflix soon.
Our accounts can be used on any devices, and have dedicated iOS and Android apps. Feel free to DM if you have any questions, and I know this guy might have a link for you.
More servers != better
10 servers on 100Mbps or 1 server on 10Gbps. Which one is better?
Also, most VPNs have server clusters with load balancing behind a single IP address. So even if it appears to be one server, it could be dozens of servers behind it.
Keep in mind also that you can assign multiple IPs to a single server, and say that it’s actually 2 servers. That’s what VyprVPN does with their cluster. They don’t have a physical server in all their locations, but they have multiple IPs geolocated in different countries.
Also, Nord does not have the “residential IP” the way you say they do.
However, both do similar jobs, except one is cheaper... so yeah. Unless you have special needs (like in China were you need crazy expensive China direct connections), NordVPN will do just as well. Though ExpressVPN's live chat is so much better than Nord's.
Yeah, sadly it doesn't really work with Netflix, though it's a good provider nonetheless. I personally use NordVPN for all of my streaming, it works with BBC and US Netflix, as I mostly watch these, sometimes I need to change up the servers but nothing major though. So I suggest trying it out, the speed should be good, especially if you connect to a nearby server. There are a few other VPNs that work with Netflix but not many, you can check them out too, pick whichever you want
Ah, that’s probably because your ISP is blocking VPN connections... maybe try their obfuscated servers?
Otherwise, Wannaflix already obfuscates the connection right out of the box. Works here in China as well, so should work in UAE.
Edit: the reason why normal ExpressVPN servers work and not Nords is probably because ExpressVPN obfuscates their OpenVPN connections out of the box. In particular, they seem to obfuscate the initial handshake and also uses ssl obfuscation.
I've been using Private Internet Access for a few years now. Heard over that time they may or may not track people. I was expecting to see it on this list and was surprised when it wasn't there. Despite still using it I've always been cautious about using online banking or very important services with or without a VPN. This is a bit of a relief but I think its necessary to be skeptical of all services.
>So my buddy installed ublock on my laptop recently, I made the mistake of opening Netflix when it was still on and now I can no longer stream Netflix on my university's WiFi :( I flushed the DNS and removed the extension, even customer service couldn't do shit. I don't have WiFi at home so I usually play Netflix in the background while I study at uni, now I don't know what to do
I doubt it's uBlock, I use uBlock and can still stream fine. Could it be that your university blocked Netflix streaming as a whole? Considering you are in subreddit that focuses on streaming Netflix through VPN, I would say, it is very likely that your university blocked your Netflix access. Out of various reasons, excessive bandwidth usage would be one. If you, like me, have to use your university provided credentials to log into the Wifi networks, it is easier to simply blacklist certain things that apply only to you, and it matters none which/where you use their Wifi.
We can't help you much, to be honest, all you mentioned was you can no longer stream Netflix on your university's Wifi. If you have certain errors that are being thrown or something specific we could look for, that would be of great help because with the information you've provided, there are just too many possibilities. One of the most important reasons for you to get a VPN, my suggestion is ExpressVPN but I'm pretty sure there are plenty of 'em out there which works well with Netflix.
Good Luck, sorry I couldn't help much.
Nord definitely works, just need to look for newer servers. I'm also trying a new VPN, it's called Surfshark. The fact that it is new ensures that is not blocked yet, so they work with Netflix. Just check them out, I know that not many people heard of it yet but It looks promising (the speed surprises me) https://surfshark.com/
I always use NordVPN
I signed up for a 1 year plan yesterday with NordVPN but Netflix is not working on Fire stick, ipad only for some reason. I reached out to NordVPN to cancel but they said I have to cancel it through Amazon which does not let me. I had to contact my credit card company and they are going to dispute the charge. This is a nightmare. Be very aware before signing up with them.
I havent tried 50 VPNs but ive tried all of these in the last year now. And Im willing to pay for a all around good service, which is ExpressVPN. Good speed, works with all services without a sweat. Only place I havent been able to access is turkey, but argentina worked fine.
Torguard is awesome and I use it in EU too (not UK) so should probably work in UK no problem. You can refund within a week if it doesnt :) Google "Torguard stream bundle", I could not find the stream bundle just by going to their webpage...
Yes, the only way for anyone to "know" you're using a vpn is when their algorithms detect server/cluster level of traffic. I'm not sure if this is going to work, but, NordVPN has a "Obscure Servers" option you might want to try.
TorGuard, PrivateVPN, and AirVPN work with Amazon Prime Video and all of them will let you unblock the US library. Here is a comparison between several VPN brands. Hope it helps.
If you want US vpn that supports netflix for free use Astrill VPN. I've been using it for 6 months now and haven't had any problems. It also works for the french netflix and probably for other too but i haven't tested.
you can change your DNS on nordvpn, this article practically answers everything, just scroll to the end of it