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 +~~NOTOC~~
 +====== Help Home ======
 +Welcome to the StreamVia Help homepage, here you will find setup guides and how to fix common problems.
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 +\\
 +** I Am Connecting From XYZ...**
 +\\
 +[[I_Am_Connecting_From_XYZ|Click Here for recommendations on how to connect from censored countries, hotels, etc]]
 +\\
 +\\
 +** Connected, But Still Blocked?**
 +\\
 +[[Location_Detection_Methods|Click Here for additional Location Detection Methods some websites use]]
 +\\
 +\\
 +** Wrong Google Location Shown?**
 +\\
 +[[Google_Wrong_Location|Click Here for steps/video on how to correct/​change]]
 +\\
 +----
 +===== Setup Guides =====
 +
 +<WRAP half column>
 +===== VPN =====
 +Using a VPN is the traditional way to bypass blocks and filters or change your location.
 +
 +  * **Additional security from ISP/​government**
 +  * Available anywhere
 +  * Works in censored locations, hotels, etc
 +  * Encryption
 +  * Changes your Internet location
 +  * Enable/​disable as required
 +  * Windows, macOS, Linux
 +  * iPhone, iPad, Android
 +  * DD-WRT, Raspberry Pi Routers
 +
 +<WRAP centeralign >​[[{}:​VPN|Click Here for VPN]]
 +</​WRAP>​
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
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 +<WRAP half column>
 +===== SmartStream DNS ======
 +Alternative to using a VPN, specifically designed for optimising //​supported//​ streaming media sites.
 +
 +  * **No additional encryption/​security**
 +  * Will **not** work in censored locations, hotels etc
 +  * Fastest performance
 +  * Best for streaming
 +  * Works even over long distances
 +  * //​Supported//​ streaming sites only
 +  * Always on
 +  * Computers, tablets, phones, routers
 +  * Amazon FireTV, SmartTVs, AppleTVs, etc
 +
 +<WRAP centeralign >​[[{}:​SmartStream|Click Here for SmartStream]]</​WRAP>​
 +</​WRAP>​
 +----
 +==== Residential VPN ====
 +**You must have a Residential VPN account to use this service.**
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 +\\
 +Residential IP addresses are highly resistant to blocking, as they make the VPN appear just like a regular home UK (BT) broadband connection. Any application that is prone to blocking traditional VPN types will work without a problem.
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 +Residential VPNs are suitable for streaming, gambling/​betting,​ social media account management, etc. 
 +\\
 +\\
 +<WRAP centeralign >​[[{}:​Residential+VPN|Click Here for Residential VPN]]</​WRAP>​
 +