Want to Change DNS server on Mac? Want to update Your Mac’s DNS Servers to new DNS servers? Just follow this simple guide to change DNS settings on Mac. Changing DNS will help you to speed up your internet and the apps that use Internet on your Mac.
This guide helps you and works for only Wi-Fi connections. Whatever the servers changed are completely network specific and need to be changed then & then to a new available wireless networks.
Simple guide to Change DNS server on Mac
1. From the top menu bar, select apple menu by clicking on apple icon.
2. Choose ‘System Preferences’ from the options available.
3. System Preferences window will open and choose the ‘Network’ under Internet & Wireless category.
4. Network window will open. Then select the active network connection from the side bar menu.
5. Connection used will display the status under the connection name as ‘Connected’.
6. Choose the active network interface that is connected to the Internet.
7. Click on Advanced button at the bottom right corner.
8. By default the active network interface tab will be selected on the Advanced window.
9. Click on DNS tab and window shown below will appear.
10. The button + & – will helps you to add and remove DNS servers.
11. Click OK button and then click on Apply to apply the changes.
12. Suppose if the newly added servers seems not working, reboot the system and test the servers again.
To select and use Open DNS servers, you may enter 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206
To select and use Google DNS servers, you may enter 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168
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