Tip configure the DNS settings on Windows 10

Tip configure the DNS settings on Windows 10 –┬áIf you’ve never changed your DNS address, you may still use that is given to you by your ISP. It’s very easy to change the DNS server and thus, you can improve the privacy and security (and speed, to a certain extent) from your device.

A DNS is a string of numbers that you should include in your device so that it can connect to the internet. For example, Google’s DNS address is 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. It is very popular and easy to remember.

Changing your DNS settings is a simple process. However, before you change it, save the current control settings so if something does not work, you can easily switch back to the old number.

There are some public DNS server that you can use like OpenDNS, OpenNIC, Comodo Secure DNS and Google Public DNS.

Tip configure the DNS settings on Windows 10

Use these steps:

Step 1: Open Control Panel.

Step 2: Click on Network and Internet.

Step 3: Click on Network and Sharing Center.

Step 4: On the left pane, click the Change adapter settings link.

Tip configure the DNS settings on Windows 10
Tip configure the DNS settings on Windows 10

Step 5: Right-click the network adapter and select Properties.

Step 6: Select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option.

Step 7: Click the Properties button.

Step 8: Under “Use the following DNS server addresses” section set Preferred DNS server, which in this case is the router’s IP address (eg 192.168.1.1).

Step 9: In the Alternate DNS server, specify the IP address of the server providing DNS resolution (for example, one of Cloudflare, 1.1.1.1).

Step 10: Click the OK button.

Step 11: Click the Close button.

You now change the DNS settings on a Windows 10 PC.

Okey! it is done? You have other ways to share by commenting below! Thanks you!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *