Unblock Netflix on PlayStation 3
Tutorial: How to unblock Netflix on PlayStation 3 using a VPN/DNS provider
Note: This tutorial assumes you have already signed up for a Netflix account. If that is not the case, please subscribe to Netflix and download the PlayStation 3 Netflix app before continuing.
Find a VPN/DNS Service
When unblocking Netflix, the first thing to do is locate a suitable VPN/DNS service and (if necessary) sign up for it. Due to the instability of the PlayStation 3 browser, this is best achieved through another device.
Some subscription services, such as the widely used Unblock-Us, will require you to sign up with an email address and pay a subscription fee. Other services may offer their services for free, without a sign up process. Either way, once you have located your service, you should be provided with two different 10-digit DNS server numbers.
For example, the DNS numbers are:
- Primary: 126.96.36.199
- Secondary: 188.8.131.52
SmartDNS services will provide different numbers, but in the same format. Make a note of them, they will be needed. If you want to set up a VPN instead of SmartDNS on your PS3 – check out www.VPNPS3.com.
Note: The numbers provided above are free to use on a trial basis, but your access will be automatically cut off after one week and you will be required to sign up for the paid service to continue.
- Turn on your PlayStation 3 and from the main menu, scroll along to ‘Settings’, then scroll down to ‘Network Settings’ and press X on the controller.
- Scroll down to ‘Internet Connection Settings’, press X on the controller, then select ‘OK’ when the next message appears.
- Move down to ‘Custom’ and scroll to the right on the controller, then continue to press to the right, leaving all settings exactly as they are, until you reach ‘DNS Settings’. Highlight ‘Manual’, then scroll to the right again.
- Write down the numbers that appear on the screen and keep them safe. These are your current settings and may be needed it you ever wish to revert back to them.
- Replace the ‘Primary DNS’ and ‘Secondary DNS’ numbers with the numbers you were provided with. Then scroll right until you are asked to check the connection. Do so and save the settings.
- After setup is complete, before doing anything else, reset your console.
- If you used Unblock-Us, or a similar subscription service, load up the PlayStation 3’s internet browser and log in to their service through it. Follow any on-screen instructions, choose your desired Netflix region, save the settings if required, then close the browser. Ignore this step if you were simply provided with the DNS settings alone.
- Load the Netflix app and enjoy unblocked access!
Here are the best Smart DNS Services which work with PS3:
- 7 days free trial!
- 14 days money back
- Unblocks 22 countries
- Supports 170+ Channels
- $4.95 / 1 month
- $27.50 / 6 month
- $49.95 / 12 month
- $4.95 / monthly
- $12.90 / 3 months
- $34.90 / 1 year
- $49.90 / 2 years
- $4.95 / 1 month
- $26.95 / 6 month
- $49.95 / 12 month
What our Users are searching for:
- american netflix on ps3 in canada
- american netflix on ps3 in canada dns
- american netflix on ps3 in canada not working
- american netflix on ps3 uk
- american netflix on ps3 uk dns
- american netflix on uk ps3 not working
- how to change netflix on ps3 to american
- how to download american netflix on ps3
- how to get american netflix on ps3
- how to get american netflix on ps3 free
- how to get american netflix on ps3 in canada
- how to get american netflix on ps3 in ireland
- how to get american netflix on ps3 uk
- how to get american netflix on ps3 wireless
- how to get free american netflix on ps3
- how to get netflix on ps3 in australia
- how to get netflix on ps3 to work
- how to get netflix on ps3 uk
- how to get netflix on ps3 us
- how to get uk netflix in canada on ps3
- how to get uk netflix on ps3
- how to get uk netflix on ps3 in us
- how to install netflix on ps3 uk
- how to set up american netflix on ps3
- how to set up american netflix on ps3 in canada
- how to setup netflix on ps3 australia
- how to setup netflix on ps3 canada
- how to setup netflix on ps3 uk
- us netflix on ps3 uk
All of them should have found their answer on this page. If you have further questions, please write it on our Questions & Answers page.