Increase Internet Speed using Google DNS and OpenDNS

If You use Google’s public  DNS server or OpenDNS server, you may notice little bit extra speed on your Broadband Internet connection or dial-up internet connection. The web pages will load quickly and YouTube Videos will load much faster that before.

If you are using your ISP’s DNS server as default, now it is the time to change it to Google’s Public DNS or OpenDNS.

Why should I use Google DNS or OpenDNS? Full Guide About Changing DNS Server

Google DNS server and Open DNS server are working with the content Delivery Networks (CDNs).When you request the webpage those DNS servers will attach your location data also in the DNS requests, so that you will be connected to nearest possible server-based on your location.

To use Google’s Public DNS service or OpenDNS, you’ll need to configure your router or computer to use their DNS servers addresses.

How to set up or Configure Google Public DNS server?

The Google Public DNS IP addresses (IPv4) are as follows:


The Google Public DNS IPv6 addresses are as follows:

  • 2001:4860:4860::8888
  • 2001:4860:4860::8844

You can use either number as your primary or secondary DNS server. You can specify both numbers, but do not specify one number as both primary and secondary.

You can configure Google Public DNS addresses for either IPv4 or IPv6 connections, or both.

For More details go to official Google Public DNS page

How to set up or Configure Google Public DNS server?

With OpenDNS, you’ll also get additional services like malware detection, stats, and more, in addition to the speed boost.

To configure OpenDNS use this link

Use Software to Setup and Change your DNS Servers

Also you can change your DNS server addresses using Software like DNS Jumber

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