Change DNS on a NetGear Orbi Router
These instructions will provide guidance on how to configure CleanBrowsing on your Netgear Orbi router, specifically using images from the Orbi router. You can find the user guide for this device here: https://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/GDC/RBK50/Orbi_UM_EN.pdf
Step 1: Access the router
You access the router by navigating to routerlogin.com. If that doesn’t work, you can navigate to 10.0.0.1. This is the IP the router will configure by default when it’s connected to your ISP gateway. If this IP doesn’t work you can use some of the defaults we provide on our generic router configuration page: Generic Router Instructions
You will need to log in using your administrator credentials.
Step 2: Navigate to DNS Section in the Router Dashboard
Click on the ADVANCED tab in the navigation menu.
Click on the SETUP + option
Click on the Internet Setup option
The DNS section is located in the Domain Name Server (DNS) Address section. You might have to scroll down the page.
Step 3: Update DNS Settings
In the Domain Name Server (DNS) Address section you will see two options:
- Get Automatically from ISP
- Use these DNS Servers
Select Use these DNS Servers.
You will enter the CleanBrowsing IP’s into the highlighted section in the image below (shown with Family Filter):
The CleanBrowsing Family IP’s are:
Note: If you have a paid plan use the DNS IPs provided in your account.
The final step is to save the change by clicking on Apply.