How to change DNS on Windows, Mac, iPhone & Android Devices

Suppose you went to a city where all the streets, towns, alleys, and houses were only marked by numbering. How difficult is it to look at the address of a house in this city? You have to remember the exact number of each of the above items, which is not at all wise, so naming is a conventional way. It’s the same in the Internet world. Namely, different website addresses can be used with easier naming. Meanwhile, the Internet knows only the IP address.



There is a service called DNS (Domain Name Sever) that converts the domain name to the IP address. We all use our DNS server by default by default, but this will allow you to track your searches while slowing down the internet. Although webmasters are not looking for your searches, but because of the speed they are, it’s best to change your DNS address as quickly as possible, but you know how to change the DNS? 


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How to change the DNS is very simple. You have to go through different steps depending on your device. Stay on track with this tutorial.

How to change DNS in Windows PC

To change the DNS in Windows, just follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Control Panel.
  2. Enter the Network and Internet section.
  3. Click the Network and Sharing Center option.
  4. Click the change adapter setting option from the left menu.
  5. On the new page all your connections will be displayed. Right-click on the same connector you are connecting to and select Properties.
  6. In the popup window, click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
  7. In the DNS section, uncheck the Obtain mode and select Use after DNS Server .
  8. Now there are two Preferred DNS Server and Alternate DNS Server options that you need to fill in with one of the DNSs. For example, in this example, we used Google’s own DNS.

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How to change DNS on a Mac

To change the DNS on a Mac, do the following:

  1. Go to System Preferences / Network.
  2. Click on Advanced.
  3. Enter the DNS tab.
  4. Click the + sign to add a new DNS.
  5. Now enter the DNS address and finally click OK and Apply.

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Change DNS on Android

To change the DNS on Android, you need to follow the steps below:

  1. First, keep your finger on the wifi you are connected to so that the modify network option is displayed.
  2. Tap on it to open a page where you can change the DNS.
  3. You must first tap the IP Setting option and change it to Static from DHCP.
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  5. You can then change the DNS.
  6. You can, of course, use programs known as DNS Changer instead of these.

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Change DNS on iPhone (iOS)

To change the DNS on iPhone, you need to follow the steps below:

  1. Enter the phone’s Setting and go to Wifi .
  2. Select the network you are using and tap.
  3. Now choose Configure DNS .
  4. Then select Manual.

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