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For owners of Netflix accounts with iPhones, you'll be happy to know that you can watch Netflix outside The US on iPhone with a virtual private network. I know, it sounds a bit 'involved', this virtual private network things, but it's actually pretty easy to get set up and running. This is something great for someone who enjoys watching movies on their iPhone, but frequently travels of lives outside The USA. Because Netflix doesn't stream to iPhones with IP addresses outside of The USA, users without a VPN (virtual private network) connection are unable to stream video from the Netflix site. Here's how I use my VPN.

Once you decide on a VPN service, download the VPN and install it on your iPhone. You should get a PPTP or L2TP VPN. 90% of the time, a L2TP VPN is preferable to a PPTP. The prices are usually the same or a PPTP VPN will be a bit cheaper. However, the money you may save on a PPTP, spread over the course of your VPN membership (one month to a year) is probably not worth the security risks and technical issues involved with using one. Stick with L2TP to watch Netflix outside The US on iPhone.

With the VPN running in the background of your iPhone, go to the Netflix site and type in your account information as you normally would. Select your movie and begin to stream the movie. It has been suggested by some sites that you can disconnect from the VPN after starting to stream the Netflix movie to use your full bandwidth to stream. I've found the opposite to be true. My experience has been that disconnecting from the VPN even after starting the video will cause it to stop, and I have to start over again. Even with the VPN running I'm able to stream at a decent speed so I just leave the VPN connected while I watch Netflix outside the US on my iPhone.

Many Netflix fans are patiently waiting for the Netflix service to come to their country. Australia and The UK especially are in need of a high quality, on-demand, movie-streaming service like Netflix provides. However, as we saw in Canada just two years ago, Netflix bring movies to countries outside The US may not be as great as the original site. A smaller video library and fewer new releases means that there will always be some people who still want to watch Netflix outside The US on iPhone from the original, American version of the site.

This is why many Netflix account owners, as well as those looking to sign up are signing full year commitments with VPN services to watch Netflix outside The US on iPhone. The mobility of an iPhone and the thousands of high quality movies on Netflix is a combination that's hard to beat.


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