What is Google DNS

Google Public DNS represents two servers with IP addresses for IPv4 – 8.8.8.8 và 8.8.4.4. 8.8.8.8 is the primary DNS, 8.8.4.4 is the secondary one.

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Google DNS service is miễn phí to use and can be used by anyone who has access to the Internet. You can use Google servers IP addresses as alternate DNS instead of such provided by your ISP with the purpose khổng lồ resolve internet names faster & improve your security.

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Benefits of Using Google DNS Servers – 8.8.8.8 & 8.8.4.4

Ensures the DNS is being resolved correctlyAs you probably know, the mặc định DNS on router is your ISP’s DNS. Often ISPsblock access khổng lồ certain resources be resolving their site names lớn a “wrong” IP-address. For instance if ISP wants khổng lồ block access toexample.com their DNS would resolve example.com khổng lồ 127.0.0.1 oranother giả IP.To avoid such blocking it would be enough to lớn set 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 on router or PC & use them to lớn resolve the correct domain name names.Faster resolve speedGoogle DNS resolves hostnames faster that many DNS servers that belong to lớn ISPs.
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Select mạng internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)in the list and click the Properties button:


Switch the lower selector to lớn Use the following DNS hệ thống addresses.Specify 8.8.8.8 as the Preferred DNS server.Optionally specify 8.8.4.4 as the Alternate DNS vps (or just leave the field blank).Click OK to save settings:


Then pressClose → Close in the previous Windows.

How lớn set up 8.8.8.8 for WiFi on android phone (tablet)

Note! It is much more easier to set up Google DNS on a router rather then an android device.

It makes sense lớn set up 8.8.8.8 on game android only in case if you bởi not have access to the router’s admin page (for example, if the router does not belong to you).

Go khổng lồ Settings:


Press và hold on your network name (it doesn’t matter whether you are currently connecnted lớn it or not):


Tap onModify network config:


Check the flag Show advanced options:


In IP settings select Static:


Specify Google’s servers 8.8.8.8 và 8.8.4.4 as DNS1 & DNS2 respectively (you can fill only the DNS1 field and leave the second blank).Tap on Save to lớn apply changes lớn the network interface of your app android device:


Google DNS IPv6 Address

You may also use Google DNS IPv6 address on your PC:

Primary: 2001:4860:4860::8888Secondary: 2001:4860:4860::8844

How to Use Google DNS Servers on Cellular Data

For the concluding part of our guide we left one more curious & rather difficult task to talk about — how to use Google DNS when your iPhone or app android is connected to the internet via sản phẩm điện thoại data.

The thing is that you cannot manually change DNS servers for your cellular data connection the way we showed this in the previous paragraph concerning Wi-Fi. Because there is simply no field khổng lồ manually enter at least the primary IP address – 8.8.8.8.

The answer isuse a third-party app. Unfortunately, there is no such ứng dụng by Google (we hope that they will release one in the future), so you are lớn choose between several third-party apps on Google Play Store.


As a rule, they show you annoying ads until you pay money but nevertheless you can use them to lớn actually switch your mobile data connection khổng lồ Google DNS. Try some of them và choose the one you like.

Note that such apps work exactly as any VPN app. You can manually connect & disconnect VPN to lớn start or stop using 8.8.8.8 DNS server respectively, or make it connect automatically on startup or reboot.


Wrapping Up

Firstly, if you found the topic interesting we encourage you lớn read Google’s guide for more details.

Secondly, we’d love to lớn hear some feedback from you on the following questions:

on what devices vày you prefer lớn use Google Public DNS? what kind of connection vì chưng you use 8.8.8.8 with (Wi-Fi or cellular data)? what are the reasons behind it (what is the purpose và what problems vì chưng you actually solve by using Google DNS)?

Thank you in advance and good luck!