Changing the DNS is a recommended measure that can be extremely helpful to speed up web browsing on any operating system as well as for other aims. One of the good solutions is to switch to OpenDNS.
How to change to OpenDNS?
To switch to OpenDNS you can follow the same guide as for changing to Google DNS. The only difference is IP addresses which must be entered on the final stages. If you would like to use OpenDNS, you should enter 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124.
Switch to OpenDNS for Mac
- Click on the logo in the top-menu bar and choose the “System Preferences” that will appear in the drop-down menu.
- Click the “Network” tab and open access to changing by clicking the lock icon.
- Choose Wi-Fi Network and click on the “Advanced” button.
- Select the “DNS” tab and click on the “Plus” button, which is at the bottom-left corner.
- Add IP addresses of OpenDNS: 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52.
- Click “Ok” to confirm the changes.
Switch to OpenDNS for Windows 10
First of all, you should find adapter settings. For this you can open the control panel, click “Network and Internet” and select “Network and Sharing Center”. The second way is to click “Start”, type “Ethernet” in the search bar and select “Ethernet Settings”, where you will see “Related Settings”.
Then you should do the following:
- Click “Change Adapter Settings” (“Change Adapter Options”).
- Right-click the network you need (Wi-Fi) and click on the “Properties”.
- Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”.
- Click “Properties”, check the box “Use the following DNS server addresses” and then click “Advanced”.
- Enter 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 in the DNS server fields.
- Click on the button “Ok” and close it.
Wish you change to OpenDNS successfully! If any questions have left, write down the comments below.