How to change DNS on a Google Wifi mesh router.
Adding CleanBrowsing to a Google Wifi mesh router.
These instructions will provide guidance on how to configure CleanBrowsing on a Google Wifi mesh device. Google mesh devices are fully managed via the Google apps, the instructions below will walk you through the different apps you'll need. Be prepared to have the Google Home and Google Wifi apps installed.
Step 1: Open the Google Home app
You access the router via the Google Home app. From the home page, you will click the gear icon.
Step 2: Navigate to DNS Section in the Router Dashboard
Scroll to the Advanced networking section, and click.
This will prompt you to install the Google Wifi app. If you have it, it will open you to the main page. Click on the third tab.
Click on the Network & General option.
Click on Advanced Networking.
Click on DNS
Step 3: Update DNS Settings
Click on Custom and type in the CleanBrowsing IPs
The CleanBrowsing IP's are:
The final step is to save the change by clicking on Save Settings. You might lose connectivity while the router reboots, that's ok.Note: If you have a paid plan use the DNS IPs provided in your account.
Final Step: Verify Configuration
The final step is to verify the DNS configuration is working. You can use DNS Leak Test to help with this.
You will run the Standard Test. The output should show CleanBrowsing in the response.
If you experience issues please visit our Common Questions and Troubleshooting Guide for more help.