How to Watch ABC Outside the US

Content Verification Date: April 18, 2024

The Quick Guide to Unblock ABC

  1. Create an Unlocator account
  2. Configure your device to use Unlocator Smart DNS or VPN
  3. Go to the website of ABC or use their app if supported.
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Unblock ABC

ABC, short for American Broadcast Corporation, is one of the biggest US TV networks. Its online service, ABC, offers free VOD streaming of all their popular shows. Since access to ABC is geo restricted to only be viewed in the US you need to use Unlocator Smart DNS or VPN to watch ABC outside the US.

Use Smart DNS to Watch ABC Outside the US

If you create an Unlocator account, you get access to two options that will allow you to unblock ABC. The first of the two is our Smart DNS.

When your device is configured to use our DNS then we take care of hiding your real location. Whenever ABC sends a data request to verify your location then we show the IP of one of our US servers. As a result ABC will think this is where you are located and allow you to stream. To configure your device you simply need to take a look at our setup guides and find the device you plan to watch ABC on.

All the heavy lifting happens behind the scenes and you don’t have to do anything. What is great about this way of unblocking is that the Smart DNS will change your location on a pr. service basis. This means that we only change the location for all the major streaming services so all other websites will continue to work as they normally do.

Note: Live Shows from ABC are not supported with Smart DNS. In that case you need to use VPN.

Unblock ABC With VPN

If you prefer to use an app instead to unblock ABC then we suggest you try our VPN. Once registered you need to get one of our apps for Android, iOS, Mac or Windows and install on your device. Once you have installed the app and logged in then select one of the US servers. From then on you can watch ABC from anywhere in the world as long as you are connected to one of the US servers.

Both Smart DNS and VPN will allow you to unblock and stream ABC abroad. However, there are times where you want to use one method over the other. In particular you want to use VPN if you are travelling abroad. The reason is that VPN will also add additional security and privacy to your device when connected to public WiFi like you find in hotels, airports, cafes, restaurants, conferences and the likes. The problem with these types of networks is that they are often attack points for hackers that will collect private data from the connected clients. If you use VPN then your data connection becomes encrypted and you will no longer be vulnerable to these types of attacks.

Furthermore the public networks will often prevent you from using Smart DNS this is another reason to use VPN when traveling.

Some of The Shows You Can Watch With ABC

There is a ton of content available to stream from ABC Go. Here is just a small section of the things you can watch when you unblock ABC Go:


  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • How to Get Away with Murder
  • The Good Doctor
  • For the People
  • Station 19
  • Take Two
  • A Million Little Things
  • The Rookie


  • Modern Family
  • The Goldbergs
  • Black-ish
  • Fresh Off the Boat
  • Speechless
  • American Housewife
  • Splitting Up Together
  • Single Parents
  • The Conners
  • The Kids Are Alright

Reality / non-scripted

  • America’s Funniest Home Videos
  • The Bachelor
  • The Bachelorette
  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Shark Tank
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight
  • Bachelor in Paradise
  • The Great American Baking Show
  • The Bachelor Winter Games
  • American Idol
  • The Last Defense
  • The Proposal
  • Castaways
  • Dancing with the Stars: Juniors

The Following List of Devices Work With Unlocator Smart DNS and ABC

For a full list of compatibility between Unlocator Smart DNS, channels and devices please see our Channels & Devices Page