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Changing DNS server settings in Mac OS X

By Freeola Support on 8th May, 2019 | 0 Comment(s)

Welcome to the Freeola Support pages. This guide is designed to take you though the basic steps for changing your DNS server setting within Mac OS X. For more internet help topics please visit our main Support Page.

  1. Firstly select the Apple Icon in the top left of your screen and select and select System Preferences. This will take you to the System Preferences screen where you are given access to many of configuration options within Mac OS X.

    Mac OS System Preferences

  2. From the System Preferences screen you will need to click on Network, this will take you to the Network Configuration screen.

    Mac OS System Preferences

  3. Within the Network Configuration screen you will need to first Ensure the Connection that is used to connect to your router is Highlighted on the left. Enter the required DNS Servers into the boxes provided. For OpenDNS these are 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220, Google DNS are 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4.

    Mac OS Network

  4. If you then select Apply, this change should take effect immediately. In order to ensure your new DNS setting is working correctly, you should attempt to bring up a web page, for example http://freeola.com.


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