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How To Use Google DNS Over TLS On Android Pie

How To Use Google DNS Over TLS On Android Pie

We all know very well that as one of the core services of the Internet, DNS always requires the most care and maximum security and the tech giant Google is aware of this and its DNS service is now supporting what’s new in this area. Hence, in this current trend, we all are familiar to swapping the DNS servers with the Google DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4). Unfortunately, this option could not be done on Android, but, the real fact is that with the arrival of Android Pie this phenomena has changed and now we can use DNS over TLS.

How To Use Google DNS Over TLS On Android Pie

As one of the core services of the Internet, DNS always requires the most care and maximum security and the tech giant Google is aware of this and its DNS service is now supporting what’s new in this area.

As the tech giant Google itself has announced the news that DNS over TLS is now supported. Hence, now the security of the user will be undoubtedly high and not only that even with this new security system it is impossible to be attacked.

Also Read: Top 20 Best Free And Public DNS Servers Of 2019

The arrival of DNS-over-TLS comes to ensure that all communication between clients and servers is done safely. With this mechanism, it is impossible for any attacker to have access to the sites that are visited by the user and not only that even other information that can circulate is also protected.

The tech giant Google missed this new feature in its public DNS service, but now this security system has been implemented. This means that neither ISPs or other entities can track the network. So, now without wasting much time let’s get started and explore the tutorial mentioned below.

How to enable DNS over TLS in Android Pie

In this current trend, we all are familiar to swapping the DNS servers with the Google DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4). Unfortunately, this option could not be done on Android, but, the real fact is that with the arrival of Android Pie this phenomena has changed and now we can use DNS over TLS.

  • First of all open settings.

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  • Now simply select the option Wireless & networks.

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  • Then simply select the Private DNS option.

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  • Now simply select the Configure Private DNS option.

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  • After that now simply type “dns.google”.

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  • Now simply hit the save button located at the bottom of the screen.

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  • That’s it now you are done.

Do not forget to tap the Save button simply to confirm the change you want to make as we told earlier as well. Hence, now from this moment, your device will start using DNS over TLS from Google and of course, now it will remain protected from hackers.

This was an innovation that was much anticipated from the tech giant Google, increasing the security of its public DNS and further protecting users as well.

Also Read: How To Find Out The Current DNS Server You Are Using

Hence, those who are using the latest version of Android, of course, Android Pie 9.0 they can simply use this feature now. But, unfortunately, for now, DNS over TLS does not yet exist on other Android versions. So, what do you think about this? Simply share all your views and thoughts in the comment section below. And if you liked this tutorial then do not forget to share this tutorial with your friends and family.

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Amir Hussain

Amir Hussain is the founder of Freemium World, a geek by nature and a professional Blog writer . I love to write about new technology trends, social media, hacking, blogging and much more.

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