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This guide will show you how to set up MediaStreamer on DD-WRT routers.

To use MediaStreamer smoothly, you must register your IP address on the ExpressVPN website so that ExpressVPN will recognize your IP address and grant your device access to MediaStreamer.

Note: MediaStreamer does not offer the privacy and security benefits of a VPN. You cannot change locations with MediaStreamer.

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1. Access the DNS settings on the ExpressVPN website
2. Get your MediaStreamer IP addresses
3. Set up MediaStreamer on your DD-WRT router


1. Access the DNS settings on the ExpressVPN website

To go to your ExpressVPN DNS settings, enter your ExpressVPN credentials. Select Sign In.

Enter your ExpressVPN credentials, then select “Sign In.”

Under IP address registration, click Register my IP address. If it already reads “registered” next to your IP address, there is no need to select this option again.

Click “Register my IP address.”

Toggle Automatically register my IP address on. This is recommended as it automatically tracks changes to your IP address.

Toggle “Automatically register my IP address” on.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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2. Get your MediaStreamer IP addresses

Go to the ExpressVPN setup page for MediaStreamer. On the right, you will find the IP addresses for MediaStreamer.

Keep this browser window open. You will need this information for the setup later.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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3. Set up MediaStreamer on your DD-WRT router

To access the DD-WRT router admin panel, find your router’s IP address. Enter the IP address into your web browser’s address bar.

Once in the admin settings, in the top navigation bar, click Setup.

Click “Setup.”

On the Basic Setup tab, under Network Address Server Settings (DHCP), enter the following:

  • Static DNS 1: Enter the MediaStreamer address you found earlier.
  • Static DNS 2: Enter the MediaStreamer address you found earlier.

Enter the MediaStreamer addresses you found.

Click Save > Apply Settings.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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