Changing DNS settings on Android devices

Instruction for Android 4.0 and later

Select Settings

Click on word WiFi

Press and hold the active wireless network until dialog box opens

Pick Modify Network

Check the Show advanced options checkbox at the bottom

Switch IP settings“ to ”Static”

Do not change IP address, Gateway and Network prefix length

Set DNS 1 and DNS 2 to the addresses we provided you

Click Save

Power cycle the device


DNS changes only work on WiFi connections on Android devices unless the device has been rooted. Therefore these settings will not work on 3G or 4G type connections.