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How To Change DNS Settings Windows 10?

The domain name system (DNS) is a naming system for computers and devices that are connected to the Internet or a private network. It helps in translating the domain names to different numerical IP addresses that are needed for locating and identifying the computer.  Here, you have a chance to change DNS settings Windows 10.

The DNS has the responsibility of assigning domain names and it helps in mapping the names to different resources that have a separate domain. If you are still using the DNS server provided by your ISP, it is time to change the DNS settings.

change DNS settings Windows 10


  • If you want to change DNS settings Windows 10 first, click the Windows (Start) icon located at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
  • Click the Settings icon on the left pane. The Settings window will open now.
  • Locate and click the Network & Internet option. This will open the Network window on your computer.
  • Locate the Network and Sharing option at the bottom of the window and click it.
  • Now, in the Network and Sharing window, click the Change Adapter settings option on the left side.
  • Select the Wi-Fi or the internet option based on the type of connection you have on your Windows 10 computer.
  • Perform a right-click and select the Properties option.

  • The Properties pop-up window will now open.
  • Click to select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPV4) option and click the Properties button in the pop-up window.
  • Click the radio button beside the option Obtain an IP address automatically.
  • Click the radio button for the option Use the DNS Server addresses and click the OK button.
  • Now, you can enter the DNS addresses you want to use on your Windows 10 computer.
  • Click the OK button.
  • Now, you have successfully change DNS settings Windows 10.