How To Setup Smart DNS in Windows 11

Right-click on your WiFi (or Ethernet) connection icon in the right lower corner.

Choose ‘Network and Internet settings’ and scroll down to Advanced network settings.

Select your network WiFi (or Ethernet).

Сlick Edit opposite ‘More adapter options’

Double-click on ‘Internet Protocol Version 4’ string to edit it.

Switch to ‘Use the following DNS server address’ and input Smart DNS IP in the first string.

Smart DNS IP you need to use from the letter with your account data.

Click Ok to save.

Uncheck to disable ‘Internet Protocol Version 6’ and tap Ok.

Click the “Search” icon at the bottom and type the word cmd. You will see black icon of cmd.exe program. Click it.

In the open prompt, type “ipconfig /flushdns” (without the quotes).

You should receive a message of your success as confirmation when the cache is cleared.

Also delete your browser cache or open new private/Incognito window in the browser.


In case you are using Google Chrome browser you need to deactivate internal Chrome DNS.
Deactivating it causes Chrome to use your system setting for DNS.

Click 3 points in the right upper corner, choose Settings, scroll down
to ‘Privacy and Security’ section, pick Security there, scroll down to
Advanced, uncheck ‘Use secure DNS’. Restart Chrome browser.


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