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How to Manually Enter Alternate DNS Settings

Important:

  • The following are public DNS provided by Google and are subject to Google's Terms of Service. If you prefer to not use this service, doing an Internet search for "public DNS" will provide you with several other options you can use. 

  • If you wish to use your own DNS servers, you may do so by entering in the DNS servers found in your network settings.  

Complete These Steps:

  1. From the "Advanced Settings" page of your network connection's settings, select "DNS Settings." 

  2. Select "Manual." 

  3. Select "Primary DNS," and then hold down the B Button to delete the DNS (it defaults to zeros). 

  4. Enter 8.8.8.8 as the primary DNS, and then select "OK." 

  5. Select "Secondary DNS," and then hold down the B Button to delete the existing DNS. 

  6. Enter 8.8.4.4 as the secondary DNS, and then select "OK.