Mac OSX Manual DNS Setup

Last updated by Mike A on November 23, 2017 06:38

Software download..

Mac DNS Switcher (Auto IP Authorization and DNS Switcher) is available from http://support.smarterdns.me/downloads/software

or Manual Settings..

To take advantage of our SmarterDNS service you will need to make some adjustments to your networking settings. Heres how to make the required changes in a Mac System:

Step 1

From the Apple menu, select "System Preferences". The window shown below appears.

Select Network. The window shown below appears

Step 3

Select a network interface from the sidebar. By default, your primary network interface is selected. If you use more than one interface to connect to the Internet, use these instructions to update the DNS servers for all of the interfaces.

Step 4

Click Advanced

Step 5

Click the DNS tab. The window shown below appears.

Click the + button to add a new DNS Server address.

You can get the Smarter DNS server IP addresses to use from the members area by clicking "Smarter DNS" and "Show DNS Servers". Once set, hit OK, then Apply.

Return to Default

To revert your changes, repeat steps 1,2,3,4,5 of the guide - and then select the new DNS servers you've added and press the - button before hitting OK and Apply