How Do I Change DNS Settings on a Netgear DGN2200-64 Router?

Change DNS Settings on Netgear Router

The Domain Name System (DNS) is basically provided by the Internet service providers and the work of DNS is to convert the domain name into an IP address, as the Internet is accessed through IP address by computers.

Mostly, DNS is assigned to your Netgear DGN2200-64 Router automatically by Internet service provider. But you may need to change your DNS on your router, as some viruses or other malware programs may alter your Domain name system address and can point famous websites to other IP addresses that may be run by scammers. If you are not aware how to change your DNS, then you can follow the steps given below, and can easily change it:

  • First of all, you need to log in your Netgear DGN2200 router to start configuring.
  • After login, you will reach the status page of your Netgear DGN2200 router. Here, from the left side select basic settings.
  • Now, you will reach the right page to alter your DNS.
  • At this page go to the heading of DNS and, here select the radio button labeled as “Use These DNS Servers”
  • After it, enter the DNS address that you want to use. The address you entered will be used at primary address.
  • Again enter other DNS address and this will be used as a secondary This will be used if you are not able to access the first one.
  • Finally, click apply button and save the settings. Your new DNS is ready to use.

Problems in Changing DNS settings

While changing DNS settings on your device you may come across some issues like in most of the devices DNS changing process will not start until you reboot the system. First, you need to reboot the device and after rebooting, go to network settings and verify DNS servers.

Nonetheless, Netgear support number is always there to give you a friendly assistance in the hour of need when you facing issues with the router.


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