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How to Use Tunlr on Apple Airport Extreme and Time Capsule

Last Updated: Jul 09, 2015 10:49AM EDT

Apple Airport Extreme and Time Capsule Tunlr Setup:

Follow these simple steps to unblock blocked websites, watch American television, and browse the web with no restrictions!


Before You Begin:

Before changing the DNS settings on your Apple Airport Extreme or Time Capsule, please make sure to note your current DNS server address(es) and write them down somewhere for backup purposes. If at any time you need to go back to your original settings, you'll be able to with your backed up information.

It may also be helpful to print this page so that if you lose Internet connection, or lose this page, you can still refer to the below instructions.

Take your time and soon you'll be watching American Netflix!


Make sure you have updated to the latest firmware

Before continuing on with the below steps, make sure that you have downloaded and installed the latest firmware for your Airport device.

Open Airport Utility

To open Airport Utility on your Mac, bring up Spotlight by clicking on the magnifying glass in the top right corner of your Apple Airport Extreme and Time Capsule screen (or hitting Command and Spacebar on your keyboard at the same time). Type in Airport Utility, and hit Enter/Return on your keyboard.

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Choose your device

Click on your device (ex: Airport Express, Time Capsule) when Airport Utility launches.

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Edit your devices's settings

A popup menu will appear. Click on Edit to start editing your settings.

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Go to Network settings

In the top menu, click on Network to enter Network settings.

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Check if your device is in Bridge mode

Before you can continue, you must make sure that your Airport or Time Capsule is not in Bridge mode. If it is, you will have to edit the settings of the router it is connected to.

Click on the Network tab and find out what the Router Mode is. If it is DHCP and NAT or DHCP Only, then you can continue on with the below steps.

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Go to Internet settings

Click on the Internet tab to go into Internet settings.

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Edit DNS settings

You will need to enter both a Primary DNS Server address and a Secondary DNS Server address. First, in the Primary DNS Server field, enter in Tunlr's Primary DNS Address listed below. Then, in the Secondary DNS Server field, enter in Tunlr's Secondary DNS Address.

Note: If there are any numbers in the these fields already, you can safely remove them and add in Tunlr's instead.

  • Primary DNS Address: 45.33.81.76
  • Secondary DNS Address: 45.33.12.13
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Confirm your settings and reboot

Confirm that you have entered in Tunlr's DNS addresses correctly, and then click on Update. Your Airport Extreme or Time Capsule will save your new settings and reboot.

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