1. Home
  2. Mobile Devices
  3. Setup Private DNS on Android Version 9 +

Setup Private DNS on Android Version 9 +

Android version 9 introduced a new native feature  allows a user to encrypt DNS using the DNS-over-TLS (DOT) protocol. The video below shows how to access and enable this feature on most Android OS’ that are 9 or greater.

Manually Configure Private DNS on Android

Step 1: Private DNS

Go to Settings->Network->Advanced and look for the Private DNS option.

Step 2: Add the Private DNS hostname

In there, you will be able to add the Private DNS hostname of your choice. For the Free Filters, you have 3 choices:

Family Filter:    family-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org
Adult Filter:    adult-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org
Security Filter: security-filter-dns.cleanbrowsing.org

If you are unsure which filter you want to use, we have more information about them here.

Updated on November 16, 2022

Was this article helpful?

Related Articles

Need Support?
Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Don’t worry we’re here to help!
Contact Support