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How to Change DNS Server in Windows 10

You can change DNS server in your Windows 10 PC at any time you want. Let's see the steps to do it. 

Change DNS Server in Windows 10

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    Right-click on the "Start" button and then click on "Network Connections."
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    Under "Change your network settings" section, you can see "Change adapter options." Click on it.
Change adapter options
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    In the "Networks Connections" window, right-click on your connection (Mine is WiFi connection). Click "Properties."
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    Now, you can see "WiFi Properties" popup. Select "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)." Click on "Properties" button.
Selected Internet Protocol Version 4 in WiFi Properties
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    Now, you can see "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties" popup.
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    Look for the option "Use the following DNS server addresses." Select it.

Note: If the option is already selected, then note down the existing DNS server addresses so that you can use it later if you want. After that, clear the existing ones and follow the below steps.

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    Enter your preferred DNS server addresses. In this instance, I am providing Cloudflare DNS addresses.

In the Preferred DNS server, enter - 1.1.1.1

In the Alternative DNS server, enter - 1.0.0.1

Selected Use the following DNS server addresses option and fields are filled with Cloudflare DNS addresses
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    Tap "OK" button and then tap the "Close" button in the "WiFi Properties" popup.
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    Restart your browser.
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    That is all. All are done.

Note:

The above steps are for IPv4. To do the same task for IPv6, here are the steps:

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    Go to the "WiFi Properties" popup using above steps.
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    Select "Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)." Click on "Properties" button.
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    In the "Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) Properties" popup, find and select "Use the following DNS server addresses."

Note: If that option is already selected, make sure to note down the existing DNS server addresses. After that, clear the existing DNS server addresses and follow the below steps.

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    Now, enter your preferred DNS server addresses. In this instance, I am entering Cloudflare DNS addresses.

In the Preferred DNS server, enter - 2606:4700:4700::1111

In the Alternative DNS server, enter - 2606:4700:4700::1001

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    Click on "OK" button. Now, click on the "Close" button in "WiFi Properties" popup.
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    Restart your browser.

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