When you alter the DNS servers settings that your PC, router, or other net-connected gadget utilizes, you are modifying the servers, normally appointed by your ISP, that the PC or gadget uses to change over hostnames to IP addresses.
At the end of the day, you are modifying the administration supplier which turns www.facebook.com to126.96.36.199.
Modifying DNS servers may be a decent investigating venture while investigating certain sorts of Internet association issues, may keep your web surfing more private (expecting you pick an administration that doesn’t log your information), and could even permit you to get to locales that your ISP has blocked.
Fortunately there are a few open DNS servers which you may prefer to utilize rather than the naturally allocated ones you’re presumably utilizing now. See my Free and Public DNS Server List for a rundown of essential and auxiliary DNS servers you can change to right at this point.
Step by step instructions to Change DNS Server Settings: Router versus Device
Enter the new DNS servers that you’d like to begin utilizing as a part of the DNS settings, normally situated close by the other system arrangement choices in the gadget or PC you’re utilizing.
In any case, before you change your DNS servers, you’ll have to choose in the event that it’s a superior decision, in your particular circumstance, to change the DNS servers on your switch or those on your individual PCs or gadgets:
- Change the DNS servers on your switch on the off chance that you’d like every one of the PCs and gadgets that interface with the Internet by means of that switch to likewise utilize the new DNS servers. This exclusive works if your PCs and gadgets are setup for DHCP, which means they look to the switch DNS server data, in addition to other things. This is extremely normal.
- Change the DNS servers on your individual gadgets on the off chance that you’d just like that one gadget to utilize these distinctive DNS servers. This is a smart thought while investigating an Internet issue with one PC/gadget that you think may be DNS related or on the off chance that you don’t have a switch by any means. This is additionally the right strategy in case you’re in the exceptional circumstance of not utilizing DHCP to acquire system data for your computer(s) or other Internet-associated device(s).
The following is some more particular help with these two circumstances:
Changing DNS Servers on a Router
To change the DNS servers on a switch, search for content fields named as DNS, as a rule in a DNS Address segment, in all likelihood in a Setup or Basic Settings zone in the switch’s online administration interface, and enter the new addresses.
Here we’ll demonstrate to you proper methodologies to physically relegate DNS (Domain Name Service) servers for your Internet association utilizing Windows 7.
- Go to the Start Menu and snap Control Panel
- In the Windows Control Panel, under Network and Internet, click View system status and assignments.
- Click the connection alongside Connections on the privilege. In this screenshot we’re utilizing a wired association so the connection is called Local Area Connection. In case you’re utilizing Wireless the connection will be named in an unexpected way.
- You’ll see an association status window, click Properties.
- Select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) thing, and tap the Properties catch.
- Select Use the accompanying DNS server addresses, and enter:
- Preferred DNS server: 188.8.131.52
- Alternate DNS server: 184.108.40.206
- Finally tap the OK in this and the past windows to spare your progressions.