British mystery thriller TV series “Sherlock” is back once again with Season 4. Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, & Amanda Abington reprise their roles to enthrall audiences once more with 3 episodes full of mind-boggling criminal investigations.

Sherlock season 4 kicked off on Sunday January 1, 2017 with its first episode “The Six Thatchers”. Episode 2 “The Lying Detective” will air on PBS (USA) at 9 P.M.(ET) on Sunday, January 8th. The third episode & finale,“The Final Problem,” will air on Sunday January 15, 7 P.M. (ET).

Sherlock fans in the US & UK can enjoy the show free on PBS & BBC iPlayer respectively.It is those of us outside the UK & US who have to bear the geo-restrictions imposed on the online streaming of both PBS and BBC networks.


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But, gone are the days when viewers outside US and UK region were blocked from watching their favorite show of the New Year due to geo-restrictions. The safest & quickest solution that Sherlock fans can use to unblock geo-restrictions is a VPN.


Watch Sherlock Season 4 Online Outside UK & USA


You can easily unblock & watch Sherlock season 4 on PBS (US) and BBC iPlayer (UK) through a VPN service. By simply changing your IP address with a US or UK VPN server you can instantly watch Sherlock season 4 when the episodes air.

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Unblock Sherlock on BBC iPlayer (UK)


I tried to access BBC iPlayer from my location but the videos would fail to stream on BBC iPlayer.

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But, as soon as I connected VPN service I could easily gain access to the BBC iPlayer streaming library including Sherlock season 4. Simply follow the four steps below and Sherlock season 4 will be unblocked instantly:

  1. Subscribe to a VPN service, check our table above if you need options
  2. Connect to a UK VPN server (you can configure VPN manually or install the VPN provider’s app)
  3. Log on to the BBC iPlayer website, search for Sherlock
  4. Choose Season 4 and begin streaming Sherlock season 4. A dialogue box will appear on the screen (like shown below)asking if you have a TV license, simply agree and click “I have a TV License”,streaming should begin instantly.

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5. Enjoy the adventures of Sherlock in Season 4!


Watch Sherlock Season 4 on PBS (USA)


PBS the official broadcaster of Sherlock season 4 in the US also geo-restricts foreign users from accessing their free streaming service.


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Following a similar strategy as with BBC iPlayer, I unblocked PBS geo-restrictions but this time with a US VPN server. Here is what to do:

  1. Connect to a US VPN server
  2. Log on to the PBS website. Navigate to the Videos section and search for Sherlock season 4
  3. Enjoy watching Sherlock season 4 full episodes in full HD.


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In a Nutshell


I hope my guide helps you unblock the upcoming episodes of Sherlock season 4 from anywhere in the world. In case you face any issues just leave me a message below and I will personally take care of the problem.

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Ameer Abbas

Ameer Abbas is a senior editor and a most viewed writer on Quora in Internet Privacy, Cyber Security, VPN and Torrents. He has continued work as a privacy advocate with Best VPN Provider and is working towards becoming an established privacy & security author online. Ameer takes a keen interest in technology, geo-political affairs and international cyber laws. Ameer loves outdoor sports including cricket, swimming, athletics, and football.
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