Using this method you do not have to sign in to your account each time you need to validate the IP. Add this link to your browser favorites/bookmarks and your IP address will be validated every time you load this URL into your browser.
Important! Do not share this link! It is unique for every CactusVPN user. If you share it, other people will have access to your Smart DNS service and you will not be able to use it.
Part II. Change your XBOX DNS addresses
This has to be done only once.
It is important to save your original DNS settings before making any changes. You might need them in case you will want to switch back to your original settings.
Go to “Settings” (3) tab and click on “System” (4).
Go to “Network Settings” (5).
Choose your Wi-Fi network (6).
Enter in “Configure Network” (7).
In the “Basic Settings” tab (8), choose “DNS Settings” (9).
Change your “DNS Settings” to Manual (10).
Choose Primary DNS Server (11).
Enter CactusVPN primary DNS Server address (12). You can find them in Settings -> DNS Servers in Your Account on our website. Click “Done” (13).
Choose Secondary DNS Server and enter CactusVPN secondary DNS Server address (follow step 8 to find it) and click “Done”.
Go back and choose the “Test Xbox LIVE Connection” button (14).
Change your location to “United States”. Go to “System Settings” > “Console Settings” (15).
Go to “Language and Locale” (16).
Got to “Locale” (17).
Choose “United States” (18).
Restart your XBOX. You will have to do that just once.