How to Increase Internet Speed in Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, MAC, Routers by Changing DNS Server Settings


Steps to Increase Internet Speed in Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, MAC, Routers by Changing DNS Server Settings


Cloudflare, a well-known company released 1.1.1.1—the fastest and most privacy-focused protected DNS service in the world that not only speeds up your internet connection but also makes monitoring your web history more difficult for ISPs.

1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1 support both DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS in order to ensure maximum privacy. 



How to set up the device's 1.1.1.1 DNS servers for privacy

Setup 1.1.1.1 DNS on Windows
1. Click the Start menu tab, then click the section Control Panel.
2. Click on the Internet and Network.
3. Click Change the settings of the adapter.
3. Then right-click on the connected Wi-Fi network and 
4. then click Properties.
5. Choose version 4 of the Internet Protocol (or version 6 if you wish).
6. Tap on Property instead.
7. For future reference, write down any of the existing DNS server entries.
8. Then select the following addresses of the DNS server.
9. Replace such addresses with 1.1.1.1 DNS addresses as follows:

· For IPv4: 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1
· For IPv6: 2606:4700:4700::1111 and 2606:4700:4700::1001


10. Click OK, then click Close
11. Restart your browser.
12. Now you’re all set. 


Setup 1.1.1.1 DNS Servers on Linux

Many Linux distributions configure DNS settings via the Network Manager as these steps are for Ubuntu. On the other side, you should define your DNS settings in /etc / resolv.conf.


1. First of all, click on the left menu bar on the Applications button.
2. Click Configuration, then Network.
3. Search the right pane for your internet connection, then click the gear icon.
4. To view your DNS settings, click on the IPv4 or IPv6 tab.
5. Set the "Automatic" default to Off. 

Provide1.1.1.1 DNS addresses in the field of DNS entries: • 1.0.0.1 • For IPv6: 2606:4700:4700:::1111,2606:4700:1001 

6. Tap Activate, restart your browser afterwards.
7. Now your computer has DNS servers that are faster and more secure 


Setup 1.1.1.1 DNS Servers on Android

Remember that for Android to use custom DNS servers, a static IP is needed. This setup requires further configuration on your router, which will affect the strategy of your network to add new devices to the network. We recommend that you set up the DNS of your Router as an alternative. This will give the full speed and privacy benefits of 1.1.1.1 DNS to all devices on your network.

1. Link to the wireless network you want.
2. Enter the IP address of your router in your browser.
3. Please fill in your username and password when asked. This information can be displayed on the router.
4. Find the DNS server settings on the configuration page of the router.
5. For future reference, write down any of the existing DNS server entries.
6. Replace DNS addresses with 1.1.1.1: • For IPv4: 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1 • For IPv6: 2606:4700:4700:::1111 and 2606:4700:4700::1001 

7. Save your settings and restart your browser afterwards.
8. You now have quicker, more secure DNS servers on your computer 


Setup 1.1.1.1.1 iOS / iPhone DNS Servers

1. First of all, open the Settings app from your home screen of your iPhone.
2. Tap the Wi-Fi, then tap in the list of your favorite network.
3. Tap DNS Setup, then tap Manual.
4. Click the –button when there are some existing entries, and then Delete next to each.
5. Clickthe + button Add Server, then select 1.1.1.1 
6. Clickthe + button Add Server and sort 1.0.0.1. It's about continuity.
7. Tap the Save button in the section at the top right.
8. You now have faster, more private DNS servers on your device 


Setup 1.1.1.1 DNS Servers for MAC-OS

1. Next, the expectations of the open system.
2. Search and select from the dropdown section for DNS servers.
3. To add a DNS server, press the+ button and enter 1.1.1.1
4. Again click+ and enter 1.0.0.1 (This is redundancy)
5. Click Ok, click the Apply button.
6. Your system now has faster DNS servers, more secure 


Setup 1.1.1.1 DNS Server for Routers

The configuration of your router might be different. For more information, please consult your manual.

1. Link to the wireless network you want.
2. Enter the IP address of your router in your browser.
3. Full your username and password if asked. Its information on the router can be labeled.
4. Locate the DNS server settings on the configuration page of the router.
5. Write down for future reference any current DNS server entries.
6. Replace the following
addresses with 1.1.1.1 DNS: • For IPv4: 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1 • For IPv6: 2606:4700:4700:::1111 and 2606:4700:4700::1001 

7. Save your settings now and restart your browser.
8. Your device now has more private, faster DNS servers 




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