How to Change Your Region in Netflix and Watch Any Netflix Country [Every Device]

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The Netflix content you have access to depends on the location of your IP address. According to Netflix's streaming agreements, certain content is only allowed to be streamed in specific countries. However, geo-locks can be a pain if you're away from home and want to enjoy the content you see in your home country.

As a workaround, you can change your IP location using a VPN to trick Netflix into thinking you're accessing from another location. Read on to learn how to change your Netflix location on various devices using ExpressVPN.



How to Change Your Country on Netflix on an iPhone or iPad

See these steps to set up an ExpressVPN account and change your Netflix country via an iOS device:

  1. Go to the App Store to download ExpressVPN.
  2. Once the app is installed, follow the steps to create an account or sign in to an existing account.
  3. Tap "Continue" on the pop-up window to set up a new VPN connection.
  4. If you want to choose a specific location, tap the "Smart Location" drop-down menu to display a list of all available server countries.
  5. Select a country in which you want to base your IP address.
  6. Near the top left corner, tap the 'ALL LOCATIONS' tab to see available locations.
  7. Tap the magnifying glass icon in the top right to search for a country or city.
  8. Tap the power icon on your screen to connect the VPN, then change your internet connection to the country of your choice. The power icon will have a red circle around it when disconnected and turn green when connected with a "Connected" message displayed below.
  9. Once connected to ExpressVPN, launch Netflix. Netflix will automatically switch to the country of your choice.

How to Change Your Country on Netflix on an Android Device

To change your Netflix country via your Android device:



  1. Go to Play Store to download and install ExpressVPN.
  2. Launch ExpressVPN.
  3. Press "LOGIN" and enter your credentials or follow the instructions to create a new account.
  4. Tap "OK" on the pop-up window to set up a new VPN connection.
  5. If you want to choose a specific location, tap the “Smart Location” drop-down menu.
  6. Choose a country from the list.
  7. Near the top right corner, tap the 'ALL LOCATIONS' tab to see available locations.
  8. At the top right, tap the magnifying glass icon to search for a country or city.
  9. Tap the power icon on your screen to connect the VPN and change your internet connection to the country of your choice. The power icon will be surrounded by a red circle when you are disconnected. You'll see a green circle when you're connected with a "Connected" message below it.
  10. When connected to ExpressVPN, open Netflix and it will automatically switch to the country of your choice.

How to Change Country on Netflix on PS4

There are no dedicated VPN apps on the PS4; therefore, using ExpressVPN on your PS4 is not straightforward. However, there are workarounds available to change your Netflix country over a secure ExpressVPN connection. We have an in-depth guide to using a VPN with a PS4, but you can read an abbreviated version below.

Options for doing this include installing ExpressVPN on your router, but you'll need one of the compatible routers to do so. Or you can set up a virtual router, although the setup for this can be slightly tricky.



Your best bet is to use your computer to create a bridged ExpressVPN connection. This bridge allows you to share your PC-connected VPN directly with your PS4 using an Ethernet cable. To do this you will need:

  • An ExpressVPN subscription
  • A PC or laptop with Wi-Fi and an Ethernet port
  • An Ethernet cable

Then through Windows:

  1. Download and install the Windows version for ExpressVPN.
  2. Run the executable file and enter the code provided when you registered for your account.
  3. Select "Choose location" to select a server to connect to, then in the middle press the "Power" button to activate the connection.

Now to share the connection with your PS4:

  1. Connect your PC to your PS4 via an Ethernet cable.
  2. Go to "Control Panel" on your PC, then select "Network and Internet".
  3. In the left menu, click on "Network and Sharing Center".
  4. Select "Change adapter settings".
  5. Now find the network connection with the name of your VPN; it is likely to be named "unidentified network" or something similar. Simply locate the network with “ExpressVPN” in its name.
  6. Right-click on the connection, then click on “Properties”.
  7. At the top left next to "Network", select "Sharing" to continue.
  8. Check the box next to "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection".
  9. Select the "Local Network" from the "Home Network Connection" drop-down menu at the bottom. This selection allows you to share your connection via Ethernet.

Now test the connection from your PS4:



  1. Turn on your PS4 and go to System Settings.
  2. Make sure you are connected via LAN and Ethernet.
  3. Launch the Netflix app to confirm your connection is working.

How to Change Your Country on Netflix on a Firestick

To change your Netflix country through your Firestick, install the ExpressVPN app from the Amazon store. To do this:

  1. From your Firestick home screen, type a search starting with “ExpressVPN”.
  2. It will appear as a suggestion; Click on it.
  3. Click on the “Get” or “Download” option.
  4. Once ExpressVPN has finished downloading, select "Connect".
  5. Enter your account email and password.
  6. You will be asked if you want to share anonymous information to improve your ExpressVPN experience. Choose your preference to continue.
  7. Click on OK. "
  8. Click "OK" to accept ExpressVPN's connection request.
  9. To connect to a server location, click the power button.
  10. To choose a server other than the one shown as "smart location", click the three-dot menu icon on the right.
  11. Two tabs will show “RECOMMENDED” and “ALL LOCATIONS”.
  12. Select a location to connect to using your remote.
  13. A "Connected" message below the power button will appear to confirm your connection.

How to Change Your Country on Netflix on an Xbox

As with the PS4, using a VPN on Xbox isn't straightforward. To be able to change your Netflix country through Xbox, it is recommended that you enable VPN on your PC or laptop and then share the benefits with your Xbox via an Ethernet cable.

First, download and install ExpressVPN on your PC or laptop. Then, with your Ethernet cable, connect your computer to the back of your Xbox. Then follow these steps to share your computer's VPN:

  1. On your computer, right click on “Start”.
  2. Select “Settings”.
  3. Click on “Network and Internet”.
  4. Select "VPN", then "Change adapter options".
  5. Right-click the icon with ExpressVPN in the label.
  6. Select “Properties” then the “Sharing” tab.
  7. Check the box "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection".
  8. Check the “Select a private network connection” box.
  9. Select your "Xbox Ethernet connection".
  10. Press OK. »
  11. Press the Xbox button on the controller.
  12. Press the "RB button" three times.
  13. Select "Settings", then the "Network" tab.
  14. Choose "Network Settings", then the "Test Network Connection" tile. Your console will now connect to the internet.

Now test the connection from your Xbox:

  1. Turn on your Xbox and go to system settings.
  2. Make sure you are connected via LAN and Ethernet.
  3. Launch the Netflix app to confirm your connection is working.

How to Change Your Country on Netflix on a Roku Device

Set up a subscription with ExpressVPN. Then set up a VPN on your home network to manually change your country before connecting to your Roku:

  1. Download and install ExpressVPN on your computer.
  2. From your computer, via the "Network and Internet" settings, activate the mobile hotspot.
  3. Under the "Share my Internet connection" option, select Wi-Fi.
  4. Click "Edit" and then create new credentials.
  5. Go to "Related Settings" then "Change adapter options".
  6. On the "Network Connections" screen, add the new credentials.
  7. Click on “ExpressVPN Tap Adapter” and then on “Properties”.
  8. Select "Sharing" to allow other networks to connect through this connection.
  9. Click the name of the Internet connection you configured in the drop-down menu, then click "OK".
  10. Launch the ExpressVPN app and connect to the server in the country of your choice.
  11. Click the power button, then a “Connected” message below will show.
  12. From your Roku home screen, click on the Netflix app.
  13. You will now have access to the Netflix catalog for the country you have chosen.

How to Change Your Country on Netflix on an Apple TV

Follow these steps to change your Netflix country via Apple TV:

  1. Via your Apple TV under the “Language and Region” section, select “Settings”, “General”, then “Apple TV Language”.
  2. Replace your "iTunes store location" with the location of your choice.
  3. Go to "Settings", "Network", "Wi-Fi" and choose your Wi-Fi connection or your wired connection if you use Ethernet.
  4. Choose "Configure DNS", then switch from "Automatic" to "Manual".
  5. Now enter the DNS server IP address given by ExpressVPN, then “Done”.
  6. Restart Apple TV to apply the changes.
  7. You will now have access to the Netflix catalog of the country of your choice.

How to Change Your Country on Netflix on PC

To change your country on Netflix using your computer:

  1. Set up an ExpressVPN subscription.
  2. Download and install ExpressVPN on your computer.
  3. Log in, then follow the prompts to set up a new connection.
  4. Select a server in the country you want.
  5. Click the power button to connect.
  6. A "Connected" message below the power button will appear to confirm your connection.
  7. Launch the Netflix application to enjoy a catalog of content from the country you have chosen.

How to Change Country on Netflix Without VPN

You can also change your Netflix country using a DNS proxy. However, this method offers a weaker connection than a paid VPN, and Netflix, unfortunately, blocks most DNS proxies. To change your Netflix region using a DNS proxy:

  1. Contact your provider for an available DNS server address.
  2. On your device, go to "Network Settings".
  3. Select "Custom & Manual" to enter your DNS server addresses.
  4. Restart your network connection to activate the new DNS settings.
  5. Launch Netflix, then navigate to the "Netflix Library" in the region you selected.

Additional FAQs

Is changing Netflix country illegal?

It's perfectly legal to use a VPN to watch Netflix in most countries. You may run into issues if you are in a country where VPNs are controlled, such as China, Iran, or Russia. We always recommend to exercise caution. Other than that, it's perfectly legal to use a VPN to access Netflix and other streaming sites.

What are the most popular Netflix streaming countries?

The 10 most popular Netflix streaming countries this year so far are:

• Brazil

• Germany

• Our Country

• Canada

• Australia

• Argentine

• Colombia

• Belgium

•Chili

• Austria

Spoof your Netflix location

Due to Netflix's streaming agreements with television and film studios, your access to content is location dependent.

Fortunately, using a VPN to connect to any server in the world eliminates the need to physically be there. A VPN means you can pretend to be somewhere else and stream your favorite content in minutes!

In which country do you like to stream Netflix content the most? Tell us about some of your favorite shows or movies in the comments section below.

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