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This tutorial will show you how to set up MediaStreamer on your Xbox One.

MediaStreamer is a DNS service designed to improve your streaming experience. If your device doesn’t natively support VPN, MediaStreamer is a great alternative for streaming.

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

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

Jump to…

1. Register your IP address on the ExpressVPN website
2. Get your MediaStreamer server IP address
3. Configure the DNS servers on your Xbox One
Restore DNS settings


1. Register your IP address on the ExpressVPN website

Go to the ExpressVPN DNS settings page. If prompted, enter your ExpressVPN credentials and click Sign In.

Enter your account credentials, then click "Sign In."

Enter the verification code that is sent to your email.

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.

Next to "My IP address," 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.

If you have enabled Automatically register your IP address, you can keep your IP address updated by using the ExpressVPN app on your device or signing in to your ExpressVPN account occasionally.

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

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2. Get your MediaStreamer server IP address

Go to the ExpressVPN setup page. If prompted, enter your ExpressVPN credentials and click Sign In.

Enter your account credentials, then click "Sign In."

Enter the verification code that is sent to your email.

On the right, you will find the MediaStreamer DNS server IP address.

Under "ExpressVPN for Xbox," you will find the DNS server IP address for your Xbox.

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. Configure the DNS servers on your Xbox One

From the main menu, go to Settings.

From the main menu, go to “Settings.”

In the General tab, select Network settings.

Select “Network settings.”

Select Advanced settings.

Select “Advanced settings.”

Select DNS settings.

Select “DNS settings.”

Select MANUAL.

Select “Manual.”

For Primary IPv4 DNS, enter the first MediaStreamer IP address you found earlier.

For “Primary IPv4 DNS,” enter the first MediaStreamer IP address you found.

Press the menu button (≡) on your controller to continue.

For Secondary IPv4 DNS, enter the second MediaStreamer IP address you found earlier.

Press the menu button (≡) on your controller to continue.

You will see a screen that shows your network settings. Press the (B) button on your controller to save your settings.

You will then see a screen saying, “It’s all good”.

You will see a screen saying, “It’s all good.”

Congratulations! The setup is complete. You now have access to MediaStreamer on your Xbox One.

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

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Restore DNS settings

From your main menu, go to Settings > Network settings > Advanced settings > DNS settings. Select AUTOMATIC.

Press the (B) button on your controller to save your settings.

You will then see a screen saying “It’s all good”. You have now restored your DNS settings.

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

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