How to Set Up KeepSolid SmartDNS on TCL Smart TV?

Important note before you start changing DNS settings on TCL TV

  • KeepSolid SmartDNS team highly recommends you to save your original DNS settings before you start making any changes on your TCL Roku TV / TCL Android TV device. You’ll need them in case if you want to switch back to the original settings.
  • To unblock streaming services with our KeepSolid SmartDNS app, you have to register your IP address. Check out how to manage your IP address in the KeepSolid SmartDNS App and your KeepSolid User Office here.
  • Whenever your IP changes, our service will stop working for you. To avoid this, make sure to update your IP address via your User Office or KeepSolid SmartDNS app. 
  • We recommend you to block Google DNS servers ( and on your router, otherwise you may not be able to bypass geo-restrictions and access the desired content. 

How to change DNS settings on TCL Roku TV

1. Set up our app on your router or computer. 

This is a must step to create the US Roku account. Otherwise, you will be able to create only a local Roku account.

2. Create a US account for Roku.

For this, go to the US version of Roku website > Sign in > Create account > in the new window enter your email address and create a password > fill in the PIN to authorize your future purchases in the store > fill in the billing information. 

Note: If you fill in the billing information using PayPal, you’ll need to enter a valid US address (just Google it).

3. Reset TCL Roku TV if you’ve previously set up Roku with a local account. The reset of your TCL Roku TV will allow you to unlink from a local account. For this, run TCL Roku TV > home screen > Settings > Factory reset > follow the instructions. 

4. Set up KeepSolid SmartDNS at your router (skip if you’ve already done this in step 1) via our KeepSolid SmartDNS manuals for various routers

5. Activate TCL Roku TV.

For this, turn on TCL Roku TV > go to the official Roku website > Activate the device > fill in the code from your TCL Roku TV screen.

6. Add Roku channels in the following way: run TCL Roku TV > Channel Store > find the needed channel > click Add Channel (if it’s free) or click Buy (if it’s paid).

8. Restart TCL Roku TV.

How to change DNS settings on TCL Android TV

1. Run your TCL Android TV. 

2. Go to the Settings.

3. Choose WiFi or Ethernet > the network you are connected to > Advanced options.

4. After the previous step, select IP settings > Static.

5. Now you need to enter an IP from the same IP range as your router has. For this, use your router’s IP but change the last group of numbers (if your router has an IP like, you should enter something like At the end of this step, click Next. 

6. Enter the IP of your router in the Gateway box > Next.

7. In the Network prefix length field enter 24 > Next.

8. In the DNS 1 window, enter the primary SmartDNS IP address for TCL Android TV ( or > Next.

9. In the DNS 2 window, enter the secondary SmartDNS IP address for TCL Android TV ( or > Next.

Note: You should use the second DNS address as the secondary ones for TCL Android TV.

10. Restart your TCL Android TV.