How to change DNS server on iPhone or iPad – Guide

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DNS (Domain Name Server), is a server that translates the alphabetical domain name to the numerical sequence of numbers called IP address. to clearly state we can say that it translated apple.com (domain name) to its respective IP address. IP address are used locate servers on the internet. By default your iPhone uses your ISP’s (Internet service provider) DNS server, but you can point it to different DNS server.

Before you proceed you might want to know, why to change the DNS Server, why not to use default DNS server that ISP provides. To answer these questions, let me tell you that most ISP’s DNS servers are not fast enough and many ISP also redirects you to unwanted sites for their commercial benefit. So after knowing this, you might want to know which DNS server to use. There are two reputed public DNS servers, that you can use for free.

Google DNS Server:

Google operates a free DNS service and it promises speed, performance and security. To use Google’s DNS servers you can type the following DNS servers in the DNS field.

  • 8.8.8.8
  • 8.8.4.4

OpenDNS:

Open DNS is a free DNS service and it promises Speed, realiabilty and security. to use OpenDNS server type the following DNS servers in the DNS field.

  • 208.67.222.222
  • 208.67.222.220

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Change DNS Server on iPhone:

  • Hold your iPhone and open the Settings app.
  • Go to Wi-Fi and find out your Wi-Fi connection from the list of available networks, to which you are connected, and tap on i button on the right.

change DNS server on iPhone or iPad

  • Now it will show some settings. Scroll down and look for DNS section, and tap on the numbers to the right.
  • Now type the DNS server address, which you would like to. Once done, tap on the Wi-Fi to go back.

That’s all now you have successfully changed the DNS server on iPhone. Do let us know in the comment section if this tip on how to change DNS server on iPhone helped you or not.