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

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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 the ‘Related Links’ part below)

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 Free Public DNS Servers //

Provider Preferred DNS Alternate DNS
Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 1.0.0.1
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 Basic 199.85.126.10 (20, 30) 199.85.127.10 (20, 30)
Comodo Secure DNS 8.26.56.26 8.20.247.20
CleanBrowsing Secure 185.228.168.9 185.228.169.9
Neustar 1 156.154.70.1 156.154.71.1
Neustar 2 156.154.70.5 156.154.71.5
ScrubIt DNS 67.138.54.100 207.225.209.66
Freenom World 80.80.80.80 80.80.81.81
AdGuard 176.103.130.130 176.103.130.131
Quad9 Security 9.9.9.9 149.112.112.112
Quad9 No Security 9.9.9.10 149.112.112.10

// 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
SafeDNS 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
NeustarThreat Protection 156.154.70.2 156.154.71.2
puntCAT 109.69.8.51 n/a
Public-Root Check here Check here
GreenTeam Internet 81.218.119.11 209.88.198.133
Yandex.DNS 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 n/a
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 n/a
Cisco 64.102.255.44 n/a
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 n/a
DNSReactor 104.236.210.29 45.55.155.25
FDN 80.67.169.12 80.67.169.40
Open Root 188.165.175.115 37.187.99.178
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
Cloudflare Malware Blocking 1.1.1.2 1.0.0.2
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
Alternate DNS 198.101.242.72 23.253.163.53
OpenNIC 96.90.175.167 193.183.98.154
CleanBrowsing Family 185.228.168.168 185.228.169.168
CleanBrowsing Adult Filter 185.228.168.10 185.228.169.11
Neustar Family Secure 156.154.70.3 156.154.71.3
Neustar Business Secure 156.154.70.4 156.154.71.4
AdGuard Family 176.103.130.132 176.103.130.134
Cloudflare Malware + Adult Blocking 1.1.1.3 1.0.0.3

for IPv6:

Provider Preferred DNS Alternate DNS
Cloudflare 2606:4700:4700::1111 2606:4700:4700::1001
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
Cloudflare Malware + Adult Blocking 2606:4700:4700::1113 2606:4700:4700::1003
Yandex Safe 2a02:6b8::feed:bad 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:bad
Cloudflare Malware Blocking 2606:4700:4700::1112 2606:4700:4700::1002
CleanBrowsing Secure 2a0d:2a00:1::2 2a0d:2a00:2::2
NeustarThreat Protection 2610:a1:1018::2 2610:a1:1019::2
CleanBrowsin Family 2a0d:2a00:1:: 2a0d:2a00:2::
CleanBrowsing Adult Filter 2a0d:2a00:1::1 2a0d:2a00:2::1
Neustar Family Secure 2610:a1:1018::3 2610:a1:1019::3
Neustar Business Secure 2610:a1:1018::4 2610:a1:1019::4
AdGuard Family 2a00:5a60::bad1:0ff 2a00:5a60::bad2:0ff
FDN 2001:910:800::12 2001:910:800::40
Neustar 1 2610:a1:1018::1 2610:a1:1019::1
Neustar 2 2610:a1:1018::5 2610:a1:1019::5
AdGuard 2a00:5a60::ad1:0ff 2a00:5a60::ad2:0ff
Quad9 Security 2620:fe::fe 2620:fe::9
Quad9 No Security 2620:fe::10 2620:fe::fe:10
DNS WATCH 2001:1608:10:25::1c04:b12f 2001:1608:10:25::9249:d69b

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