[12.10] All the best free public DNS servers around the world collection

First, you need to know 3 things about the DNS:

  1. What’s DNS (see here)
  2. What benefits can DNS bring us? (below)
  3. How to change your DNS settings (see below ‘Related Links’)

Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your default/current DNS provider from ISP.

// Why using  Public DNS //

  • Performance – speed up your web browsing experience
  • Accuracy
  • Clean and Safe – improve your network surfing security
  • No Annoying Advertising from ISPs – get the genuine web results without redirect ads contents

In the end, you can pick up one (suitable for you) of the best free public DNS servers (collected from all over the world) below and start using it.

// Top 5 Free Public DNS Servers //

Provider Preferred DNS Alternate DNS
Google Public DNS 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4
OpenDNS 208.67.222.222 208.67.220.220
OpenDNS – 2 208.67.222.220 208.67.220.222
Norton ConnectSafe for Home 199.85.126.10(20,30) 199.85.127.10(20,30)
Comodo Secure DNS 8.26.56.26 8.20.247.20
Free Recursive DNS 156.154.70.1 156.154.71.1
ScrubIt DNS 67.138.54.100 207.225.209.66

// Other free public DNS servers //

For IPv4:

Provider Preferred DNS Alternate DNS
SmartViper 208.76.50.50 208.76.51.51
OpenNIC Check here Check here
Open Root (DE) 109.230.224.42 87.118.126.225
Open Root (FR) 37.187.23.23 37.187.99.178
DNS WATCH 84.200.69.80 84.200.70.40
ClaraNet 212.82.225.7 212.82.226.212
Safe DNS 195.46.39.39 195.46.39.40
Censurfridns 89.233.43.71 91.239.100.100
FreeDNS 37.235.1.174 37.235.1.177
Sprintlink 199.2.252.10 204.97.212.10
A2B Internet 46.244.10.98 46.244.10.116
SpeakEasy 216.27.175.2 64.81.45.2
Cesidian Root 178.254.21.113 37.221.193.195
Dyn 216.146.35.35 216.146.36.36
Norton ConnectSafe 198.153.192.1 198.153.194.1
Comodo 156.154.70.22 156.154.71.22
puntCAT 109.69.8.51
Public-Root Check here Check here
GreenTeam Internet 81.218.119.11 209.88.198.133
Yandex 77.88.8.1 77.88.8.8
Level 3 – A 209.244.0.3 209.244.0.4
Level 3 – B 4.2.2.1 4.2.2.2
Level 3 – C 4.2.2.3 4.2.2.4
Level 3 – D 4.2.2.5 4.2.2.6
Bulldog 1 212.158.248.5 212.158.248.6
Bulldog 2 83.146.21.5 83.146.21.6
UltraDNS 204.69.234.1 204.74.101.1
Tiscali 212.74.114.129 212.74.114.193
Internap 212.118.241.1 212.118.241.2
Fast Broadband 78.143.192.10 78.143.192.20
BSO Network 212.73.209.34 212.73.209.35
Time Warp 217.149.108.10 217.149.108.11
Zen Internet 212.23.8.1 212.23.3.1
Orange DNS 195.92.195.94 195.92.195.95
Qwest 205.171.3.65 205.171.2.65
CenturyLink 74.4.19.187 67.238.98.162
Sprint 204.97.212.10 204.117.214.10
Century 209.206.184.249 209.142.152.253
AT&T DNS 68.94.156.1 68.94.157.1
CenturyLink DNS 207.14.235.234 67.238.98.162
Hurricane Electric 74.82.42.42
FoolDNS 87.118.111.215 80.79.54.55
Mega Lan 95.111.55.251 95.111.55.250
Exetel 220.233.0.4 220.233.0.3
T3 80.244.65.130 80.244.65.3
Turk Telekom 195.175.39.40 195.175.39.39
Budget Telekom 95.170.0.168
Cisco 64.102.255.44
Anonymous DNS – 1 86.64.145.140 86.64.145.143
Anonymous DNS – 2 129.250.35.250 129.250.35.251
Anonymous DNS – 3 80.118.196.36 80.118.196.42
Anonymous DNS – 4 157.161.9.6 213.133.224.5
ServInt 206.214.214.28 173.199.144.68
V2EX DNS 199.91.73.222 178.79.131.110
OpenerDNS 42.120.21.30
China Telecom 114.114.114.114 114.114.115.115
oneDNS 112.124.47.27 114.215.126.16
CNNIC SDNS 1.2.4.8 210.2.4.8
OpenDNS Family 208.67.222.123 208.67.220.123
Norton ConnectSafe – A (Security) 198.153.192.40 198.153.194.40
Norton ConnectSafe – B (Security + Pornography) 198.153.192.50 198.153.194.50
Norton ConnectSafe – C (Security + Pornography + Non-Family Friendly) 198.153.192.60 198.153.194.60
Yandex Family 77.88.8.7 77.88.8.3
Yandex Safe 77.88.8.88 77.88.8.2
VeriSign Public DNS 64.6.64.6 64.6.65.6
OpenNIC 192.71.245.208 193.183.98.154
Open Root 178.19.70.8 212.224.71.116
NOAd DNS 136.243.146.101 136.243.146.102
Swiss Privacy 77.109.148.136 77.109.148.137
Norton ConnectSafe Family 199.85.126.30 199.85.127.30
Norton ConnectSafe Secure 199.85.126.20 199.85.127.20

For IPv6:

Provider Preferred DNS Alternate DNS
Google Public 2001:4860:4860::8888 2001:4860:4860::8844
OpenDNS Sandbox 2620:0:ccc::2 2620:0:ccd::2
Yandex DNS 2a02:6b8::feed:0ff 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:0ff
Censurfridns 2001:67c:28a4:: 2002:d596:2a92:1:71:53::
Cesidian Root 2001:470:6c:521::2 2001:470:6d:521::1
Yandex Family 2a02:6b8::feed:a11 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:a11
Yandex Safe 2a02:6b8::feed:bad 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:bad

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