How to set up ExpressVPN for your WD TV Live

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Note: WD TV does not have built-in VPN or MediaStreamer DNS functionality. In order to use ExpressVPN on your WD TV, you need to connect your WD TV to a VPN-enabled virtual router or router. This tutorial will teach you how to do that.

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Set up your VPN-enabled virtual router or router
Connect your WD TV to your virtual router or router


Set up your VPN-enabled virtual router or router

Note: if you want to access content from a specific country, then configure your virtual router or router with a server address from that country.

Set up a VPN-enabled virtual router

To set up a VPN-enabled virtual router on your Windows PC or Mac, please use these tutorials:

Mac with Manual Setup
Windows with Manual Setup

Set up a VPN on your VPN-enabled router

To set up a VPN on your router, please refer to the Routers section in the tutorials index.

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

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Connect your WD TV to your virtual router or router

On your WD TV, go to Menu > Setup.

setup wd tv live with vpn

In the Setup menu, select Network Settings.

go to network settings

In the Network Settings menu, go to Network Setup.

go to network setup

In the Network Setup menu, select Wireless.

wireless settings for wd tv

From the wireless settings menu, select Auto Search.

auto search network

Select the virtual router or router that you set up in earlier. (We named ours ExpressVPN, so that’s what we’ve selected.)

select the wireless network that you set up

Enter the password that you set for your virtual router or router, then select Submit.

enter your network password

On the Completed screen, select OK. Hooray! Your WD TV Live is now connected to the VPN.

your wd tv live now has a vpn connection

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

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