How to change Windows 10 DNS

To change the DNS settings on Windows 10 using Control Panel, use these steps:

1. Open Control Panel.

2. Click on Network and Internet.

3. Click on Network and Sharing Center.

4. Click the Change adapter settings option in the left pane.

5. Right-click the network interface that connects Windows 10 to the internet, and select the Properties option.

Quick tip: You'll know which adapter is connected to the network because it won't have a "Disabled" or "Network cable unplugged" label.

6. Select and check the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option.

7. Click the Properties button.

8. Select the Use the following DNS server addresses option.

9. Type your "preferred" and "alternate" DNS addresses.

If you want to use Cloudflare, Google Public DNS, or Cisco OpenDNS, you can use these settings:

- Cloudflare: 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1

- Google Public DNS: 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4

- OpenDNS: 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220

10. (Optional) Click the Advanced button.

11. Click the DNS tab.

12. Click the Add button.

13. Specify the alternate DNS server address.

14. Click the Add button.

15. Click the OK button.

16. Click the Close button.