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Use this tutorial to learn how to configure your Asus Router with MediaStreamer by changing your DNS settings. Please note that MediaStreamer DNS is NOT a VPN. It does not offer the same privacy and security benefits as a VPN.
MediaStreamer not working? To use the MediaStreamer DNS servers, you must register your IP address with ExpressVPN. It’s super easy. Find out how to do it in the section: Register your IP address to access MediaStreamer with DNS.
Note: This tutorial was made using the Asus RT-N66U. If you are encountering difficulties for your specific Asus router model, please click here to contact the ExpressVPN Support Team via Live Chat.
Get your DNS server IP address
To set up the MediaStreamer DNS server on your Asus router, you will need to obtain the MediaStreamer DNS server IP address.
Open the Welcome Email you received when you signed up for ExpressVPN. Click the link in the email.
If you can’t find the link, log in to the ExpressVPN website.
Once you’ve clicked the link in the welcome email or logged in to the website, click on Set Up ExpressVPN on the Active Subscriptions page.
Open the MediaStreamer section. You will find the MediaStreamer DNS server IP addresses there. Keep it on hand for the setup.
Change your DNS settings
Note: The below also works if you are using the Asuswrt-Merlin firmware.
Access the router’s login page and enter your credentials.
On the main setup page for the router, click on WAN (under Advance Settings) in the menu.
On the WAN page, change the DNS Server 1 and DNS Server 2 under WAN DNS Setting to the settings for MediaStreamer.
Click Apply at the bottom of the page and wait for the router to finish applying the changes.
Register your IP address to access MediaStreamer with DNS
In order to use the MediaStreamer DNS servers, you must register your IP address with ExpressVPN. To do so, get a free DDNS hostname and register it to ExpressVPN.
You should now be able to access your streaming content.