Is it safe to change DNS server?
Do you mean your Internet Service Provider (ISP)? If so, then generally, yes, its safe to change your DNS to point to their recursive DNS systems. If you are changing ISP then yes, you should change the DNS setting as being with one ISP but using a second ISP’s DNS systems is going to be suboptimal.
Can I use 8.8 8.8 DNS?
8.8. 8.8 is the primary DNS, 8.8. Google DNS service is free to use and can be used by anyone who has access to the Internet. You can use Google DNS IP instead of your ISP’s DNS servers to improve the resolve time and provide security.
Why would you change your DNS?
By changing the DNS server on your router, you’ll be able to configure parental control settings on the OpenDNS website, allowing you to block certain categories of websites as well as view the ones that have been accessed from your home network.
Does changing your DNS speed up Internet?
Changing your DNS servers can speed up the amount of time it takes to resolve a domain name, but it’s not going to speed up your overall internet connection. For example, you will not see an improvement in your average download speeds for streaming content or downloading large files.
Does DNS change your IP address?
2 Answers. Changing to using a different DNS provider will not change your IP address. It is possible that if your IP has changed recently – some DNS servers have updated and know your new IP, but others haven’t and don’t – this process of “propogation” can take quite some time in some cases.