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How to Watch American Netflix in the UK in 2018

Yes, we know you are guilty of it. You are thinking about it right now. you want to watch American Netflix in the UK, well we’ll show you how anybody can watch American Netflix regardless of where they are in 2018. It’s getting harder and harder to do so but Netflix how big loophole.

This will totally not work in China. But then again, nobody living in probably able to read this anyway, or won’t be very soon. If you are in Iran, Russia, or Syria, you might have problems too.


The Old Way That Kind of Still Works

Maybe you read our old blog post about this that still works but isn’t nearly as effective as what we will share later on even though they are very similar.

See, if you want to watch American Netflix in the UK, the only thing affecting you is your location. Where you started your subscription doesn’t matter.


If you can’t change your location, you have to virtually change it. Once your IP address is coming from the US, Netflix thinks you are in the US. The problem? Netflix got a lot smarter, and it can tell that you are aren’t really in the location your IP states a lot quicker than just a few months ago.

To watch American Netflix in the UK in the past, you had to be virtually in the US. You had to use what is called a VPN. And that part still is valid if you want to watch American Netflix in the UK in 2018, but it’s not always enough.


The reason behind VPN being banned by Netflix was that 200,000 users in Australia were using it when it wasn’t even available in their country. That was in 2014.

A VPN not only protects you from the government and your internet network providers from checking your history but it also prevents anything you do on the internet with 256-bit encryption used by the likes of the U.S. government itself. It’s practically impossible to crack it. It would cost trillions of dollars to do so.

That’s one reason behind people loving using virtual private networks as that’s what a VPN stands for. But the other?The entertainment part.

Once you have a VPN, you can connect to any server that a VPN provider has, PrivateVPN has servers in 56 locations, for instance, meaning that you can be in 56 different locations without moving out of your room. Once you connect to a server, your IP address will be in the location of that server.That’s how a VPN helps you watch American Netflix without being in the US. In fact, it’s not just American Netflix that you can use with a VPN. They don’t have everything. If you want to stream Netflix content from South Korea, Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Australia, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Japan, France, UK, or even Canada, you can too.

The problem is that Netflix can detect if somebody is using a VPN a lot better than before. It can take about 30 minutes, or it can never happen, but the possibility of disturbance during your favorite show is increasing.

Luckily there is a great solution provided by Netflix themselves ironically.


How to Watch American Netflix in the UK in 2018 Without Any Problems


The method is actually very similar to the old method.

You still need to change your location by using a VPN which you do firstly by making an account on our website.

  • Click on the Buy button on the right-top of the screen. It only takes 3-steps to make an account but if you are having any problems, feel free to contact our award-winning customer support.
  • Choose your plan. Type your email and password of choice. Choose payment of choice. You have a full month to get a full refund if you aren’t happy. And we even accept Bitcoin as a form of payment.
  • After you register, you need to go to the Download section at the bottom or simply search for PrivateVPN in your app store on your phone or tablet. Download it and install it. Provide your details and connect to one of our 9 servers in the US.

The old method would have been exactly the same up to here and in fact still mostly works ,but if you want to watch American Netflix in the UK in 2018 without any distributions at all, you need to use a tool created by Netflix.

  • Choose the movie or TV show you want to watch, and download it. Yes, Netflix allows you to download most titles available.
  • Once that movie or TV show downloads, turn on airplane mode on or turn off your Wi-Fi or cellular data. See, things movies and TV shows will download much before you finish watching something.

If you were to watch a TV show, Netflix might figure that you are using a VPN in about 30 minutes. Now, if you turn it off and reconnect it should be fine, but it might disturb your experience. But downloading a movie or show and turning off your internet will prevent Netflix from finding out you are not in the US.

If you want to watch American Netflix in the UK in 2018, this is the best way to do it, and after all, this is also great for watching movies on the plane when you have no internet for instance.

Written by Michael Smolski.