Android phone and tablet support

Change the DNS on Android

Change DNS on Android Phone or Tablet

How to change the DNS setting on Android?

These instructions to change the DNS will vary based on the version of Android you have.

From the Android Menu home screen, tap Settings, then tap Connections.

Tap Wi-Fi on the menu. The screen shown below appears, listing all of the networks your phone is able to discover.

How to change the DNS on Android

Tap the gear icon to the right of the network you’re connected to.

DNS on Android How to change the DNS on Android

Tap on Advanced

DNS on Android

To change the DNS, you need to change the IP settings from DHCP to Static. Then the IP Settings page will open.

Don’t worry about the editing the IP address as the Android device will fill in the IP address it has acquired through DHCP.  Add our DNS resolvers ( and to the entries for DNS 1 and DNS 2 as shown below:

How to change the DNS on Android

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