Your IP: 188.8.131.52 • ISP: Amazon.com, Inc. • Your Status: Unprotected
Have you already set up smart DNS on your device, but something doesn’t seem to be working properly? If you’ve successfully set up smart DNS on your device but still can’t get your favorite streaming service to operate, try the following:
Does your network’s IP address change independently?
In this case, you do the following:
It’s time to cross-check if smart DNS works on your TV or gaming console! Unfortunately, smart DNS is only available for IPv4 addresses. Some networks, however, support both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. So, if you’re getting this issue, it means your device is also using IPv6.
Follow the below steps:
You may have observed that the IP address displayed on your TV differs from the one used for smart DNS. Your TV will only display the internal (private) IP address because you enabled smart DNS for your exterior (public) IP address; your TV will only display the internal (private) IP address.
Internal IP addresses are normally in the format 192.168.x.x and are commonly used for internal communication between devices on the same network. It is not visible to the public and has no bearing on the use of smart DNS, so you can disregard it and continue with the smart DNS configuration.