For those that own the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone, you may want to know to change DNS Settings on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. DNS stands for domain name system and allows you to quickly and easily browse the web without any headaches.
The DNS allows people to find a website without having to type in the IP address to access the site. Some people want to disable DNS server settings on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus and well explain how to do this below.
A few benefits of turning off DNS server is that it’ll make browsing faster and allow you to access certain sites that are blocked based on location. Continue reading to learn how to modify and change DNS on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
How to change DNS on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus
It’s important to note that DNS settings on a Wi-Fi network can’t be changed. You should attempt to remove the network from a list of Wi-Fi networks and then reconnect when you have the option of selecting a DNS server that you want to use.
- Turn on your phone.
- Open Settings
- Go to Wi-Fi.
- Tap and hold to access the Wi-Fi network and select to Forget the current network.
- Now tap on the name of the Wi-Fi network to connect with and type in a password.
- Once the password is entered, browse until you find Advanced options. From here adjust the IP settings from DHCP settings to Static
- Browse for DNS 1 and DNS 2. Once these are highlighted, type in the preferred DNS addresses and click Join.
How to use apps with different DNS from Google Play Store
If you want to use apps from a different DNS on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. It’s recommended that you use something like DNS changer or DNSet. The great thing about this method is that you won’t have to root your phone to have them work. All you need to do is download the app to change DNS automatically.
To be able to use a DNS changer on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, all you need to do is download, turn the app on and choose a server from the list that is provided to you.
Once you’ve selected the server, this DNS changer will provide you with a notification that lets you know that the DNS change has been successful.