Supported Devices

SimpleTelly can be installed on just about
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How to configure SimpleTelly on your Google Chromecast.

Step 1 Step 2 DD-WRT Mikrotik Step 3 Complete

Google Chromecast Setup Instructions

Since the Chromecast does not have any option to change the internal DNS settings, you will need to make the change on your Internet router.

In addition to this, you will also need to setup a firewall on the router to force the Chromecast to use our DNS servers. Without this rule, the Chromecast will automatically revert to it's inbuilt Google DNS servers and bypass the DNS servers set on your router.

These instructions below will guide you on how to force all DNS queries through our service via the router, regardless of whether another DNS eg. Google DNS , OpenDNS is set on the individual devices.

Please refer to our guides below on how to set these rules on compatible routers.

DD-WRT Firewall

Mikrotik Firewall

Asus Static Route

TP-Link Static Route

D-Link Static Route

If you strictly wish to just intercept and route any Google DNS queries through Simpletelly DNS instead, please proceed with the next step.

Simpletelly DNS Initial Setup

Login to our website, from a computer on the same network as your DDWRT router.

Take note of the fastest DNS server address that appears on screen.

simpletelly account homepage

Chromecast DD-WRT Firewall setup

Login to your DDWRT router user interface and click on Setup. In this example, our DDWRT's IP address is


You might be prompted to enter your router's credentials if you had not logged in to the router prior to this.


Click on the Administration tab and on the Commands tab.

In the Commands box, enter the following firewall rule:

iptables -I PREROUTING -t nat -p udp -d --dport 53 -j DNAT --to-destination

iptables -I PREROUTING -t nat -p udp -d --dport 53 -j DNAT --to-destination

Note: The above destination IP address are only an example, please use the DNS addresses that you took note earlier from our website.

ddwrt googledns firewall rule

Now click on Save Firewall to apply and save the settings.

This will now ensure that all Google DNS (, queries sent from any device on your network will be redirected to use the DNS addresses you've set in the rule above.

Proceed to Step 5 to Check on your DNS set up.

Chromecast Mikrotik Firewall setup

Login to your Mikrotik router user interface by entering its IP address into your browser.

Alternatively, you can access the router page via Winbox, which is the interface that we used for these instructions below.

Click on the New Terminal tab and on the terminal, enter the following firewall rules:

/ip firewall nat

add chain=dstnat dst-address= action=dst-nat to-addresses=

add chain=dstnat dst-address= action=dst-nat to-addresses=

Note: The above destination IP address are only an example, please use the DNS addresses that you took note earlier from our website.

mikrotik chromecast googledns firewall

Note: Generally, the changes on Mikrotik are usually instantaneous so you don't need to reboot your router, but in case you are having errors with the DNS settings, please reboot before attempting anything else.

Register DNS on Network

Once you have done the set up on your router, go back to your account page and click on Check My Setup.

simpletelly account homepage

If this is the first time you are setting up from this location, you will probably need to register your current IP address. Click on Register your new IP address.

Simpletelly register new IP

You will get Everything's OK! message on your screen if your IP has been registered successfully in our system.

Note: If you get your DNS is not configured error message, please try again in a few minutes or reboot your router.


Google Chromecast Firewall Setup Complete

Now that you have setup and registered your network you should be able to use your Chromecast with our service and stream it like you mean it!.

For the full list of supported channels, please refer to our Supported Services page.

Any problems?

Unfortunately it doesn't always go to plan! If you are having problems please email us at and we will do our best to assist you.

google chromecast