In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to change the DNS on your IPTV devices such as MAG, different Smart TV's, Android and iOS. Changing your DNS settings is usually mentioned as one of the simplest ways to optimize your internet speed and solve many issues you might encounter while streaming IPTV channels. What is Internet streaming?

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Before you change to any DNS addresses, make sure you write down your current DNS address so you can keep these numbers in case you need to get back to your original settings.
If your original settings were set to “Automatic”, just change your DNS settings back to “Automatic”. This applies to all the devices mentioned in this article.

How to change DNS on a Samsung Smart TV

Step 1: Press the “Menu” button on your remote control. Under “Settings menu” select “Network” (1) then choose “Network Status”.

IPTV dns changing

Step 2: After a few seconds you will see 3 buttons. Select the “IP Settings” and proceed to the next step.

IPTV dns changing on samsung TV

Step 3: Choose “DNS setting”. Select “Enter manually”.

dns changing on samsung tv

Now enter the below DNS Address and click "Ok".

DNS Adresses:
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40

Restart your Samsung Smart TV to allow the configuration to take effect.

How to change DNS on a LG Smart TV

Step 1: Press the Menu button on your remote control and Select "Settings" and select “All settings”.

changing dns on a LG tv

Step 2: Scroll down to the "Network" submenu and select "Network Connection" and press on "Set Expert".

changing dns on lg smart tv

Step 3: Under “IP Mode” press “Dynamic”. Under “DNS Server” choose “Manual”.

dns changing on lg smart tv

Now enter the below DNS Address and click "Ok".

DNS Addresses: 
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Restart your LG Smart TV to allow the configuration to take effect.

How to change DNS on a Sony Smart TV

Step 1: Press the “Home” button on your remote. Select Setup and press on Network.

How to change DNS on a SONY TV

Step 2: Press on “Network Setup”.

change dns on sony tv

Step 3: Select “Expert”.

Step 4: Choose “Wi-Fi” or “Wired LAN” depending on your connection.

Step 5: Chose “Status Info”.

Step 6: Write down your”IP address”.

Step 7: Go back to network and choose “Advanced options”.

Step 8: Press or click on “IP settings”.

How to change dns on sony tv

Step 9: Now Select “Static”.

change dns on sony tV

Step 10: Enter the first three groups of numbers of your IP address. For instance, if your IP address is “192.166.1.1″, enter “192.166.1.”. For the fourth group of numbers, you can enter “50” so the final IP address will look like “192.166.1.50” and click on “Next

change dns on sony tv

Step 11: For the “Gateway” enter the full IP address of your router and click on “Next”.

change dns on sony tv

Step 12: Enter “24” for the “Network Prefix Length” then click on “Next”.

change dns on sony tv

Step 13: Enter your Preferred DNS and click on “Next”.

how to change dns on a sony tv

Step 14: For DNS 2 enter one of the Alternate DNS addresses and click on “Next”.

how to change dns on sony tv

Press “OK” and you are done. 

DNS Adresses: 
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Restart your Sony Smart TV to allow the configuration to take effect.

 

How to change DNS on a Apple TV device

Step 1: Press or click on “Settings” menu on your Apple TV device and select “Network”.

how to change dns on Apple tv

Step 2: Now click on the “Network”.

changing dns on apple tv

Step 3: Click on “Wi-Fi”.

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Step 4: Choose your Wi-Fi Connection.

changing dns on apple tv

Step 5: Scroll down and select “Configure DNS” option. 

changing dns on apple tv

Step 6: Choose “Manual” when you are asked to choose between Manual or Automatic.

changing dns on appletv

Step 7: In the DNS field pls enter the DNS Server address. Important! You should enter 3 digits for each cluster.
I.E. for DNS 1.11.111.123 you should enter 001.011.111.123. Click “Done

changing dns on appletv

Step 8: Your Smart DNS is set up, nearly done, For that, go back to “Settings” and select “General”.

changing dns on apple tv

Step 9: Find the “Region Format” option and press on it. 

changing dns on appletv

Step 10: Select for Example “The United States” from the list of options.

changing dns on apple tv

Go back to the main screen and select “Settings”. Use the “Sleep Now” command.
Unplug the Apple TV power cord and wait 10 seconds. Then plug the Apple TV back in.

DNS Addresses: 
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Restart your Apple TV to allow the configuration to take effect.

 

How to change DNS on a iPhone

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Choose the network that you are using.

changing dns on iphone

Step 3: In the DNS field enter the DNS Server addresses.  

changing dns on iphone

DNS Addresses: 
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Step 4: Go back to Wi-Fi to save your changes.

 

How to change DNS on a iPad

Step 1: Go to your iPad settings. Now click on “Wi-Fi” and select the network you are connected to.

changing dns on Ipad

Step 2: In the DNS field enter the DNS Server address. Tap on “Wi-Fi” from the upper left corner to save your settings.

changing dns on ipad

DNS Addresses: 
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Step 3: Go back to Wi-Fi to save your changes.

How to change DNS on a Android device

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Changing dns on android

Step 2: Select “Wi-Fi” and Press and hold active wireless network until a dialog pops up.

changing dns on android

Step 3: Press on “Modify network config”.

changing dns on anroid

Step 4: Check “Show advanced options”.

changing dns on android

Step 5: Change “IP settings” to “Static”.

Step 6: In the “DNS 1” and “DNS 2” fields enter the DNS Server address and Press on “Save”.

Changing dns on android

DNS Addresses: 
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Restart your device and Enjoy.

How to change DNS on a MAG device

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

changing dns on mag

Step 2: Now select “System Settings”.

Step 3: Now choose Network and press on "Auto (DHCP), manual DNS".

changing dns on mag

DNS Addresses: 
Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 
Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 
Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 
DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Restart your device and Enjoy.

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