How To Change Dns Server D-Link Router?

 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

Windows

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.
  • The network information of the D-Link router will appear.
  • The D-Link router’s IP address can be seen beside the Default Gateway field.

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.

Mac

  • 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 - 208.67.222.222
  • Secondary DNS Server - 208.67.220.220

Step 6 - Save the DNS settings

Select the Save Settings option at the top of the page.

Step 7 - Clear DNS cache

Windows

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.

Step 8

Clear the DNS cache on your web browser.

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