Free DNS Filtering

Servicing: Ideal for Families and Individuals

Our founders built CleanBrowsing as a way to create a safe online experience for their kids. These free filters were what they started with, and it's their contribution to other parents to help empower them to create their own family friendly networks at home. 

 

Free Forever. No Tracking. No drama.

CleanBrowsing is a DNS Filtering technology that creates safe browsing experiences on your network.

CleanBrowsing DNS Filters / List of IP Addresses

We have 3 free content filters available via IPv4 and IPv6. Choose the one that fits your needs the most. All our IP addresses accept DNS request to the standard port 53 and 5353. DNS over TLS is available over port 853 and DNScrypt over port 8443.

We offer apps for the following platforms:

Router / Advanced Configurations

Filter Type

IP Addresses

Description

Family Filter

IPv4:

185.228.168.168

185.228.169.168

IPv6:

Truncated:

2a0d:2a00:1::

2a0d:2a00:2::

Expanded:

2a0d:2a00:0001:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000

2a0d:2a00:0002:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000

Hostname:

family-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org

 

Encrypted DNS Options

DNS-Over-HTTPS (DOH)

https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/family-filter/

DNS-Over-TLS (DOT)

family-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org

 

iOS Mobile-Config

This mobile-config is for iOS devices and makes use of encrypted DNS (DOT). This is especially for those using the Free filter and cellular providers like T-Mobile.

 

Mobile Config File for iOS (Family Filter)

Find instructions here.

Blocks access to all adult, pornographic and explicit sites. It also blocks proxy and VPN domains that are used to bypass the filters. Mixed content sites (like Reddit) are also blocked. Google, Bing and Youtube are set to the Safe Mode. Malicious and Phishing domains are blocked.

Adult Filter

IPv4:

185.228.168.10

185.228.169.11

IPv6:

Truncated:

2a0d:2a00:1::1

2a0d:2a00:2::1

Expanded:

2a0d:2a00:0001:0000:0000:0000:0000:0001

2a0d:2a00:0002:0000:0000:0000:0000:0001

Hostname:

adult-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org

 

Encrypted DNS Options

DNS-Over-HTTPS (DOH)

https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/adult-filter/

DNS-Over-TLS (DOT)

adult-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org

 

iOS Mobile-Config

This mobile-config is for iOS devices and makes use of encrypted DNS (DOT). This is especially for those using the Free filter and cellular providers like T-Mobile.

 

Mobile Config File for iOS (Adult Filter)

Find instructions here.

Blocks access to all adult, pornographic and explicit sites. It does not block proxy or VPNs, nor mixed-content sites. Sites like Reddit are allowed. Google and Bing are set to the Safe Mode. Malicious and Phishing domains are blocked.

Security Filter

IPv4:

185.228.168.9

185.228.169.9

IPv6:

Truncated:

2a0d:2a00:1::2

2a0d:2a00:2::2

Expanded

2a0d:2a00:0001:0000:0000:0000:0000:0002

2a0d:2a00:0002:0000:0000:0000:0000:0002

Hostname:

security-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org

 

Encrypted DNS Options

DNS-Over-HTTPS (DOH)

https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/security-filter/

DNS-Over-TLS (DOT)

security-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org

Blocks access to phishing, spam, malware and malicious domains. Our database of malicious domains is updated hourly and considered to be one of the best in the industry. Note that it does not block adult content.

DNS Filtering w/CleanBrowsing

CleanBrowsing provides a cost-effective DNS-based Content Filtering service that blocks access to unwanted content like malicious sites and online pornography.

What is the Difference Between the Free and Paid Service?

Category Free Paid
Account None required Account Required
Filters 3 Available Filters 21 Available Filters
Customizations No Yes
Dashboard No Yes
Custom Block Pages No Yes
Custom Block Domains No Yes
Custom Allow Domains No Yes
Activity Reporting No Yes
Group Users (Profiles) No Yes
Data Retention No Yes

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