Cloudflare the Internet infrastructure provider recently launched it’s very own DNS server to resolve DNS lookup issues. The USP of the Cloudflare DNS is it’s focus on privacy and speeding up your connection to the world wide web. The DNS service is available for a host of devices and a plethora of operating systems, but in today’s tutorial, we will cover how you can change your DNS provider to that of Cloudflare’s servers with ease and How To Use Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 DNS. So let’s get started.

Some other DNS Providers that are popular include the likes of Google and OpenDNS

Google
DNS 1 – 8.8.8.8
DNS 2 – 8.8.4.4

OpenDNS

DNS 1 – 208.67.222.222
DNS 2 – 208.67.220.220

Cloudflare claim that their 1.1.1.1 DNS is about 28% faster than the other DNS service providers. There are a few ways you can use 1.1.1.1 on your device some involving root and some without. So let’s take a look at them.

How To Use CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 DNS

Prerequisites

 

  • An Android device, preferably running Android lollipop at least.
  • Root access with Magisk (For some Methods)
  • Zeal to Tinker around.

How To Use CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 DNS without root

  1. Click Settings and Go to Wireless and Network setting. (May be under a different head for different brands, Samsung look under Connections)
  2. Now go to WIFI
  3. Now Tap and hold whatever WIFI you are connected to or want to change and tap Modify network ( Manage network on some brands)
  4. Once a panel opens tap on the advanced options and scroll down to IP Settings
  5. Change the IP Settings to Static and go to DNS 1, in there type 1.1.1.1
  6. Now go to DNS 2 and type, 1.0.0.1
  7. Once completed just hit save and Ban you have successfully changed the DNS on your android device.

How To Use CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 DNS with App

  1. Go to the Play Store and Download DNS Changer
       Download
  2. Once downloaded, open the app and in DNS 1, input 1.1.1.1
  3. Similarly in DNS 2 put, 1.0.0.1
  4. Once done hit the NDS button in the bottom right corner.
  5. A popup will open, just hit ok.
  6. Now it’ll say that you have successfully changed the DNS on your device.
  7. That’s it.

How To Use CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 DNS

How To Use CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 DNS with Root

  1. To use this Method your device should be Rooted with Magisk Manager installed. If you don’t know what it is you can follow our guide and learn how to install and use magisk right here.
       Magisk Tutorial
  2. Download this module
       Download
  3. Copy the module to the internal storage or Magisk folder.
  4. Now open Magisk manager from your menu
  5. Tap on the left Hamburger menu and navigate to modules, here tap the “+” icon at the bottom and install the module
  6. Once done you would have successfully flashed the module on your device.
  7. Enjoy the CloudFlare DNS on your device.

Disclaimer – We Do not guaranty any kinds of speed improvements from these methods, try them at your own risk. Root and installing Mods on your device is dangerous proceed with caution. You have been warned.

We hope our guide here helped you install the Cloudflare DNS on your device and enjoy the speed and privacy of the 1.1.1.1, if you have any questions, comments or suggestion do let us know below in the comments and we will help you out.

A Masters in Business Administration student, Yash is working towards making it large in the Tech Blogosphere. With a knack for Mobile technologies, he loves to be in technology all throughout the day. An Avid Apple FanBoy and an Android loyalist a perfect oxymoron. Yash tries to live his life in the simplest of ways possible among the most complex of gadgets. Oh and did we mention, he is also a Google certified digital marketer.

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