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How to Set Up TorGuard on Roku?

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Although TorGuard doesn’t have a Roku VPN app, you can still set it up on the media player through your Wi-Fi router, Mac, and Windows PC.

This allows you to unblock all your favorite Roku channels, from Netflix to Hulu, Peacock, and Sling.

Keep reading to learn how to unblock movies, TV shows, and Live TV on Roku with TorGuard.

Set Up TorGuard on Roku via Windows PC

You can watch Roku with TorGuard via Windows by installing the VPN on your PC and sharing your connection through a mobile hotspot.

Here are the steps:

  1. Sign up for TorGuard.
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  1. Launch the app and log in.
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  1. Click the Three Line Menu icon on the top left corner and select OpenVPN as your protocol.
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  1. Click the auto-picked server on the VPN app home screen to open the server menu and select your target location.
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  1. Click the “CONNECT” button to connect to your TorGuard server location.
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  1. Wait for the VPN to connect. You should see a “Connection established” notification.
connection established status on torguard
  1. Navigate to Settings > Network & Internet > Mobile Hotspot on your PC and enable “Share my internet connection with other devices.”
locating mobile hotspot on windows
  1. Click “Change adapter options” in the top-right corner of the same window.
change adapter options on windows settings
  1. Right-click the TorGuard network connection (torguardwintun) and select “Properties.”
selecting torguardwintun network properties on windows
  1. Click the ”Sharing” tab, and enable “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection.”
allowing internet connection sharing on windows
  1. Click “Select a private network connection” and pick your Windows mobile hotspot connection from the list. Click OK.
  1. On your Roku box, go to Settings > Network.
selecting network tab on roku
  1. Select “Set up new wireless connection.”
set up new wireless connection on roku
  1. Select the PC hotspot network you created earlier and click “Connect.”
adding network password on roku

Set Up TorGuard on Roku via Mac

TorGuard supports the L2TP/IPsec protocol, enabling you to share its connection to Roku via Mac.

Here’s how to go about it:

  1. On your Mac, open System Preferences > Network.
selecting network on mac
  1. Click the + button.
locating + icon on mac network settings
  1. A popup window will appear. Enter the following and click “Create.”
  • Interface: VPN
  • VPN Type: L2TP Over IPSec
  • Service Name: Enter any name you like.
adding vpn type and service name on mac network settings
  1. In the Network window, enter the following details:
  • Configuration: Select “Default.”
  • Server Address: Enter your preferred TorGuard server. (Here’s a list of available TorGuard servers.)
  • Account Name: Enter your TorGuard username.
entering server address and account name on mac
  1. Click “Authentication Settings,” enter your TorGuard password, and click OK.
adding network password on mac
  1. Click “Apply.”
authentication settings on mac
  1. Click “Advanced” to open your L2TP session options.
selecting advanced settings on mac network
  1. Enable the “Send all traffic over VPN connection” option and click OK.
send all traffic over vpn connection on mac
  1. Finally, click “Apply,” then “Connect.”
selecting connect in mac network settings
  1. Once your TorGuard VPN connection is running, go to System Preferences > Sharing.
selecting sharing on mac
  1. In the “Sharing” menu, select “Internet Sharing” and select your preferred sharing method.
selecting wifi in mac internet sharing settings
  1. Click Wi-Fi Options, set the following details, and click OK:
  • Network Name: Choose and enter a network name
  • Channel: Default
  • Security: WPA2 Personal
  • Password: Type a password
  • Verify: Retype the password
adding wifi details on mac
  1. On the same window, check the box next to Internet Sharing and click “Start” when prompted.
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And you’re done! Connect your Roku to the new Wi-Fi network to use TorGuard with the media player.

Set Up TorGuard on Roku via Router

Besides Internet Connection Sharing (ICS), you can install TorGuard on your router and use it with your Roku once it’s connected to the network.

TorGuard works with multiple router brands and firmware, including:

  • DD-WRT
  • AsusWRT
  • Asus Merlin
  • OpenWRT
  • Tomato
  • GLiNet

Each firmware has a unique step-by-step configuration process, and TorGuard has a router setup knowledgebase where you can find tutorials for your specific router.

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Watch More on Roku With TorGuard

TorGuard significantly increases the number of movies, TV shows, documentaries, and live TV channels you can watch on Roku.

Its 3000+ servers in 50+ countries allow you to unblock geo-restricted platforms and US exclusives on the available ones like Netflix.

And thanks to the variety of setup methods for Roku, you’re never stranded for options!

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