How To Add Google Dns To Router?

Google DNS is a Domain Name System (DNS) service offered by Google for Internet users. You can use Google DNS on your router by changing the router’s DNS settings. Before you add Google DNS to router, make sure to back up the current server settings.

Public DNS IP addresses of Google

IPv4:

  • Step 1:8.8.8.8
  • Step 2:8.8.4.4

IPv6:

  • Step 1:2001:4860:4860:8888
  • Step 2:2001:4860:4860::8844

Now, let’s see how to add the Google DNS to your router.

Step 1: Sign in to your router’s web access page

  • Step 1:Connect your computer to the router’s network.
  • Step 2:Now, on your computer, open a web browser.
  • Step 3:Type your router’s IP address in the search field of the browser.
  • Step 4:On the Login dialog box, enter your router’s credentials such as username and password in the given fields.
  • Step 5:Click the Sign-in button.
  • Step 6:Now, you have signed into your router’s web access page successfully.

Step 2: Go to the menu section

On your router’s web access page, search and select the option that enables you to change the router’s network settings. In most of the routers, the Network or WAN option from the Setup menu will help to enable the router’s network settings.

Step 3: Configure WAN

  • Step 1:Navigate to the WAN option. Here you can enable your Google DNS address.
  • Step 2:In the first DNS server address field, type 8.8.8.8.
  • Step 3:Similarly, in the second DNS server address field, type 8.8.4.4. If the third DNS server address field contains a value, then erase it or replace it with 0.0.0.0.
  • Step 4:Make sure to enter the DNS IP address correctly in the given fields.
  • Step 5:Now, click the Save button and reboot the router.
  • Step 6:After rebooting, connect your computer to add Google DNS to router network and try to access the Internet.

If you can access the Internet, then the configuration process has been done successfully. If not, re-perform the above process. Contact us to get remote assistance in performing the same.