How to Add Custom DNS Server On Android

How to Add Custom DNS Server On Android

This time I will tell you how to add custom dns server on android. After a few days, we also posted several articles for you, including:

  1. How To Change Default DNS To Google DNS For Faster Internet
  2. How To Find Out The Current DNS Server You Are Using
  3. How To Switch To Google DNS To Speed Up Web Browsing

The Domain Name System or DNS is an important process that matches domain names to their IP addresses. The DNS server looks up the domains IP address when you enter a URL in the address bar. Comments are matched on the web server of the website visited once.

Although this is an automated process sometimes DNS gets abused especially when set by ISPs. Unstable DNS servers often cause errors like DNS lookup failed DNS server not responding etc.

All of these DNS issues can be resolved using custom DNS. There are now hundreds of public DNS servers that you can use for free. Public DNS servers such as Google DNS OpenDNS Adguard DNS They offer better security and speed.

Also Read: How to Add Custom DNS Server On iPhone

Steps to Add Custom DNS Server On Android

We have already shared an article on how to change DNS servers on Windows. Today, we are going to share the same thing for Android. In this article, we are going to share a detailed guide on how to add a custom DNS server on an Android device. Let’s check out.

  1. First of all, open the App drawer of your Android and select Settings.
  2. Under the Settings, tap on the Wireless & Networks.
tap on the 'Wireless & Networks'

3. On the next page, tap on the WiFi.

tap on the 'WiFi'

4. Now long press on the connected network and select the option Modify Network.

select the option 'Modify Network'

5. Enable the Show advanced options.

Enable the 'Show advanced options'

6. Now scroll down and find the ‘DNS 1’ and ‘DNS 2’ fields. You need to enter the custom DNS server in both fields and tap on the Save button.

enter the custom DNS server in both fields

For a list of the best public DNS servers, check out the article – Best Free & Public DNS Servers.

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can add a custom DNS server on Android. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.

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