How to change DNS on a Google Fiber routers (GFRG200, GFRG210, GFMN100)
Adding CleanBrowsing to a Google Fiber Routers
These instructions will provide guidance on how to configure CleanBrowsing on your Google Fiber routers. You can find guides for the different routers here:
Step 1: Access the router
Sign in to your Google Fiber using the email and password you use for your Fiber account
You will need to log in using your administrator credentials.
Step 2: Navigate to DNS Section in the Router Dashboard
Select Network at the top-left corner. (If you don’t see it, click the navigation menu to display the selection.)
In the settings pane, click Advanced; then click the DNS tab.
Step 3: Update DNS Settings
Select Custom for DNS Servers.
Enter the IP addresses in the DNS server fields.
Example using CleanBrowsing Free Family filter:
- DNS Server 1: 126.96.36.199
- DNS Server 2: 188.8.131.52
Select ApplyNote: If you have a paid plan use the DNS IPs provided in your account.
Step 4: Test DNS Configuration
The final step is to verify the DNS configuration is working. You can do this by using DNS Leak Test.
It can take 10 - 15 minutes for the change to take affect, be patient. The additional time is the time required for your computer DHCP Lease to get the new DNS. If you disable your Wifi and re-enable, it will force it right away. To test, try to visit badexample.com and you should be blocked (getting domain not founder error on your browser).