Internet speed depends on many factors and DNS is very important part for any website surfing. ISP default DNS server may be overloaded, and provide very very slow response. There are many ways to get a faster internet speed in Computer or Mobile (Microsoft Windows, Linux, Android or MacOS) but today, I am going to show you a simple DNS setup that can speed up your web experience.
What is DNS Server?
DNS – Domain Name System (Service/Server) – is something that converts your domain names into IP addresses.
The domain names are usually alphabetic or numeric words which helps us to remember easily, but in actuality, the Internet works on IP addresses. All computer that connected to internet have IP address. The DNS server resolve the domain name into IP address. Computers and other network devices make use of IP address to route the traffic.
Public DNS Service Will Speed Up Your Internet?
Your internet speed isn’t always your Internet Service Provider’s fault, instead, it may be your DNS’s fault. As I told ISP DNS server may overloaded due to many of factors. So why not use an alternative DNS service? As the present web pages continue to become more and more complex by inculcating innumerable things. So, clients go for multiple DNS lookups for rendering one single web page. With the continuous growth in web, the existing DNS infrastructure is under more load each day.
Now, I’ll tell you to use a free public DNS service that will tell your computer to use that service instead of using your ISP prescribed service and will help you to get a faster internet speed.
Why use Public DNS Server not ISP Provided?
Reason to change DNS servers is if you’re looking for a better performing service. Many people complain that their ISP-maintained DNS servers are sluggish and contribute to a slower overall browsing experience. Yet another, increasingly common reason to use DNS servers from a third party is to prevent logging of your web activity and to circumvent the blocking of certain websites.
How To Speed Up Internet Using Public DNS Server?
To get a faster internet speed, You can change your DNS server to OpenDNS or Google DNS, Sometimes If you want secure web experience, you can choose Secure DNS like Comodo or norton.
Below are free DNS servers you can use instead of the ones assigned, the best and most reliable of which, from the likes of Google and OpenDNS, you can find below:
Free & Public DNS Servers list-
|Provider||Primary DNS Server||Secondary DNS Server|
|Comodo Secure DNS||188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206|
Tip: Primary DNS servers are sometimes called preferred DNS servers and secondary DNS servers are sometimes called alternate DNS servers. Primary and secondary DNS servers can be “mixed and matched” to provide another layer of redundancy.
In general, DNS servers are referred to as all sorts of names, like DNS server addresses, internet DNS servers, internet servers, DNS IP addresses, etc.
How To change DNS Server in Windows?
To change DNS Server in Windows 10-
- Right Click on Network at Taskbar.
- Open Network and Sharing center.
- Change Adapter Settings.
- Right Click on Active Network
- Click Properties
- Select “Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
- Click Properties
- Change Primary and Secondary DNS
- Click Ok and close.
Now you are ready with faster and secured DNS service.
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