Question: How Do I Make My DNS Server Private?

How do I setup a private DNS server?

Android

  • Go to “Settings” → “Network & Internet” → “Advanced” → “Private DNS”.
  • Select Private DNS provider hostname.
  • Enter dns.google as the hostname of the DNS provider.
  • Click Save.

What is private DNS mode?

You might have seen the news that Google released a new feature called Private DNS mode in Android 9 Pie. This new feature makes it easier to keep third parties from listening in on the DNS queries coming from your device by encrypting those queries.

How do I find the DNS server name?

The DNS you use

In most other versions of Windows, click on Start, then All Programs, then Accessories, and finally on Command prompt. Type “ipconfig /all” followed by Enter. You’ll get a lot of information. In the midst of all that information, you can see “DNS Servers” listed.

What is the use of private DNS?

By default, as long as the DNS server supports it, Android will use DoT. Private DNS lets you manage DoT usage along with the ability to access public DNS servers. Public DNS servers offer many advantages of the DNS servers provided by your wireless carrier.