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SaferVPN Setup on Media Streamer

Updated on: 2017-07-21 20:19:40 UTC

Introduction

SaferVPN on Media Streamer immediately protects your internet privacy and security while giving you full internet freedom and instant access to content streaming.

Media Streamer does not come with built-in VPN interface, so you will need either a router, PC/ Laptop or Smart TV to connect a VPN on this device.

Choose one of the methods below to set up SaferVPN on Media Streamer:

  • Using a Wi-Fi router.
  • Using an Ethernet connection using Windows PC/Laptop.
  • Using an Ethernet connection using MAC PC/Laptop.
  • Using a Smart TV already running a VPN.

To set up SaferVPN on Media Streamer, follow the step by step guide detailed below:

Connect SaferVPN on Media Streamer using a Wi-Fi Router

  1. To run SaferVPN on Media Streamer, you need to setup it on your router first (DDWRT router is the most suitable one). Learn how to set up SaferVPN on different routers.
  2. Using the router you've configured SaferVPN on, connect Media Streamer.
  3. Go to Settings and then select Network.
  4. In Network menu, select Wi-Fi.
  5. Under Choose your network, select the SaferVPN enabled router that you have just set up.
  6. Enter the password for your router and select Connect.

    You are now ready to enjoy the SaferVPN services on your Media Streamer device.

Connect SaferVPN on Media Streamer with the help of an Ethernet connection using Windows PC/Laptop.

  1. To set up SaferVPN on Media Streamer using a Windows PC/Laptop, make sure you have the SaferVPN software installed and working on your Windows PC/Laptop.
  2. Connect your Media Streamer device to your Windows PC/Laptop using a crossover cable.
  3. Go to the Menu button at the bottom left hand of the screen, click on Control Panel.
  4. Now choose Network and Sharing Center and click on Change Adaptor Settings.
  5. You will now see the SaferVPN icon, right-click on it and select Properties.
  6. In the SaferVPN properties, window clicks on the Sharing tab.
  7. Now select the option titled “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection”.
  8. Choose the option titled “Home Networking Connection” and select the connection you want to share with your console and click OK.
  9. Now open the SaferVPN app on your Windows PC/Laptop and login using SaferVPN username and password (if not logged in), then select the server you want to connect with and click on Connect.
  10. Once the connection is established, on Media Streamer menu go to Settings and then select Network.
  11. In Network menu, select Wired (Ethernet).
  12. Select Use a LAN Cable.
  13. You can setup the Connection Method as Easy so that your Media Streamer will automatically scan your Ethernet connection.
  14. Click on Do Not Use a Proxy Server when prompted.
  15. Finally, accept all settings and continue to Test Connection.

    You’re now ready to use the SaferVPN connection on your Media Streamer device.

Connect SaferVPN on Media Streamer with the help of Ethernet connection using a Mac PC/Laptop

  1. To set up SaferVPN on Media Streamer using Mac PC/Laptop, make sure you have the SaferVPN software installed and working on your Mac PC/Laptop.
  2. Connect your Media Streamer device to your Mac PC/Laptop using a crossover cable.
  3. Log into your Mac using valid administrator-rights credentials. 
  4. Click on the Mac Apple sign and select System Preferences. 
  5. Open Sharing and select the option titled Internet Sharing. 
  6. Choose your connection from the drop-down list and select Ethernet or AirPort or Wireless (depending on your internet connection). 
  7. In To Computers Using, select Ethernet from the drop down list.
  8. To enable the sharing of internet select the checkbox in front of “Internet Sharing” option. Once this will be active the icon will become green and the status will change to On.
  9. Once the connection is established, on Media, Streamer menu goes to Settings and then select Network.
  10. In Network menu, select Wired (Ethernet).
  11. Select Use a LAN Cable.
  12. You can setup the Connection Method as Easy so that your Media Streamer will automatically scan your Ethernet connection.
  13. Click on Do Not Use a Proxy Server when prompted.
  14. Finally, accept all settings after a careful inspection and continue for Test Connection.

    You’re now ready to use the SaferVPN connection on your Media Streamer device.

Connect SaferVPN on Media Streamer with the help of Smart TV already running VPN

1. If you are using Apple TV, click here.
2. If you are using another Smart TV, click here.

Need help installing our VPN on your device? Check out our: VPN for Windows, VPN for MAC, VPN for iOS, VPN for Android, VPN Router, and our VPN Chrome Extension.

 

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