How To Change Dns Server D-Link Router?
Step 1 - Network connection
Connect your computer to the D-Link router’s network.
Step 2 - Finding the D-Link router’s IP address
Method 1 - Using Command Prompt
- First, right-click the Windows icon at the lower-left corner of the screen.
- Select the Command Prompt option from the context menu.
- Enter the ‘ipconfig’ command without including the single quotes in the Command Prompt window.
Method 2 - Using Control Panel
- Access the Windows search bar by pressing the Win and S keys at the same time.
- Type ‘View network connection’ and select the same from the search results.
- Double-click your network connection, click the Details button, and you will see the D-Link router’s IP address in the IPv4 address field.
- On the main screen of Mac, click the Apple logo at the upper-left corner and choose the System Preferences option.
- Click the Network option, choose your connection, and select the Advanced option.
- Navigate to the TCP/IP tab and locate the IP address of the D-Link router in the Router field.
- Note: By default, the IP address for most of the D-Link router models is 192.168.0.1.
Step 3 - Accessing the web-interface page
- Enter the D-Link router’s IP address in a web browser’s address bar.
- Once the login page opens, fill the User Name and Password fields with the router’s login credentials.
- Note: If you have not yet changed the default login settings, type admin in the User Name field and leave the Password field empty.
- Click the Log In button followed by the Manual Internet Connection Setup button to change DNS server D link router.
Step 5 - DNS server settings
Provide the valid details in the Primary DNS Server and Secondary DNS Server fields.
Open DNS details
- Primary DNS Server - 126.96.36.199
- Secondary DNS Server - 188.8.131.52
Step 6 - Save the DNS settings
Select the Save Settings option at the top of the page.
Step 7 - Clear DNS cache
Enter the ‘ipconfig /flushdns’ command without the quotes in the Command Prompt window.
macOS X 10.4
Enter the ‘lookupd -flushcache’ command in the Terminal window.
Clear the DNS cache on your web browser.