Manually Change DNS Server in Samsung Galaxy Ace [How to]

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OpenDNS and Google Public DNS are the two most popular DNS servers and can be used as an alternative to your ISP’s DNS for faster and secure web surfing. (OpenDNS has providing excellent security using DNS for years now). I had written many articles on this subject in previous articles, here is how to change DNS server manually in Samsung Galaxy Ace android phone.

1. Go to Settings – Wireless and Networks – WI-Fi Settings – Menu (located left bottom of your phone) – Advanced.

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2. Scroll down to see DNS1 and DNS 2.

3. Tap on DNS 1to change the name server 1 and tap on DNS 2 to change the name server 2.

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For Google Public DNS, name server 1is 8.8.8.8 and name server 2 is 8.8.4.4

For OpenDNS, name server 1is 208.67.222.222 and name server 2 is 208.67.220.220

To find which DNS service is fastest for you, the best method is trying yourself each one. Hope this simple tutorial will help you get better internet experience on your Samsung Galaxy Ace.

5 COMMENTS

  1. im gettin a message that says …”error getting information from server” whenever i want to download something on play store

  2. Thanks for the tip. Boy a picture sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words.

    I can’t believe they buried the setting like that. It’s like an Easter egg.


    Fiery cows moo and decompress.

  3. Hello,

    Many thanks for help.
    I was really in big trouble when I moved to my new location and I was not able to use google.
    This guidelines allow me to solve the problem on my Samsung.
    Thanks.

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