Compatibility

Are all sites compatible with Winston?
Most websites and mobile apps run perfectly fine with Winston and may even work better than before. However some sites bake tracking scripts into their core...
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Setting up your Samsung TV with Winston
Samsung TVs - no or unstable connection to the internet Issue: Some Samsung TVs either do not connect to the internet or do not maintain a connection....
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 4:13 PM
Will Winston work in a business setting?
It is possible that Winston can be used in a corporate setting, but Winston was designed and tested for home or individual use only and is only supported fo...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 3:01 PM
Can Winston route around content geoblocking?
No. Winston was not designed to route around regional content blocking.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Can I bypass Winston when I'm using Safari?
If you want to completely bypass Winston while using Safari, for example since there is not currently a Winston Safari browser extension, you need to add 19...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 3:04 PM
Can I bypass my company's firewall with Winston?
Technically yes, but we'd recommend getting their approval to do so. Please note that if you’re using Winston at work, there’s a good possibility your ...
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Do proxy services work on Winston?
Many schools and businesses utilize proxy services to monitor and control access to the internet. Winston disables these services on your local network. A...
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Routers tested to work with Winston
We are unaware of any routers that do not work with Winston. In addition, Apple Airport routers may require minor setting modifications to load the Wins...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 3:17 PM
What operating systems will Mobile Winston support?
Mobile Winston is on the product roadmap and is still being developed.  Our current prototypes utilize OpenVPN which is supported on Windows, iOS, and A...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 3:19 PM
Unable to load the Winston Dashboard with an Apple AirPort router
Some Apple routers require modification of their settings in order to access the Winston dashboard at my.winstonprivacy.com.  1) Click the icon represen...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 3:06 PM