How to Change DNS Settings on Mac ?

How to change DNS on Mac? How to configure DNS on Mac? How to change DNS in macOS operating system? In this article, we will show you how to change DNS on Macbook and iMac devices with MacOS operating system. Here are the details…

Each computer uses different DNS to access websites. It is called Domain Name System(DNS). It is crucial to know about DNS settings and know how to change it if it is necessary. Many internet users do not even know about DNS. If the DNS servers of your computer do not work, you will not be able to access websites that you try to enter.

In the following paragraphs, we will explain to you step by step how to change DNS in the macOS operating system. You can easily change the DNS settings of your Apple Macbook and iMac devices by following the steps we will show you.

How to Change DNS Settings on Mac ?

To change the DNS setting in the macOS operating system;

1- First, click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner of your Mac.

NOTE: The Apple icon is located on the Apple Menu, which is located horizontally at the top of your device.

2- From the Apple menu, click on the “System Preferences…” from the drop-down menu which will open next.

3- Then, click on the “Network” option from the “System Preferences” page.

4- From the left side of the network settings page, select the connection which you use(such as WiFi or Ethernet). In the first option, the network you are connected to will be selected automatically. After selecting your connection, click on the “Advanced” option in the lower right corner of the Network settings window.

5- Choose the DNS tab from the top of the screen. In order to add a new DNS server; select “DNS” from the top. Then click the “plus(+)” icon that is under the DNS Servers section.

6- Finally, enter the new DNS setting information to the DNS servers section and when you are finished, click the “OK” in the lower right corner of the window.

7- Click “Apply”. You can close out of settings as usual. You are ready to use your computer with new DNS settings.

NOTE: To delete an existing DNS server; Select a DNS server IP address and click ‘(-) Minus’ icon to remove a DNS server. 

NOTE: To edit an existing DNS server; Click twice on the DNS server IP address you want to change. 

That is all. You have changed your DNS settings. 

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