Have you ever encountered this annoying glitch where webpages take forever to load on your PS4, or perhaps cloud saving is giving up on you every once in a while? You might be a victim of DNS issues. Fortunately for you, we’ve got a guide to helping you find the best DNS for PS4 this 2021.
Using DNS servers on your PS4 can provide a different gaming experience. Most people would agree that it gives them the illusion of faster performance because of a smoother browsing experience. So, is there a good DNS to use right off the bat? Well, the answer is not as simple as we’d like.
The best DNS for PS4 is a highly subjective matter especially when you consider your location/region. Some places in the United States are filled with great options while our European counterparts may have a harder time finding the best one.
Either way, the only way to find the best PS4 DNS is to test them out one by one. But how does one change DNS settings anyway? Are you well-equipped to handle a task like that?
Before you get to tinker with different DNS settings, you should first know how to enter these things manually. Fortunately for you, finding where to do it is very simple and straightforward. Whether you’re planning to play wirelessly or via ethernet, the process is pretty much the same.
Here’s what you need to do:Image CreditStep 1
Go to Settings and open Network Settings
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Under Network Settings, look for Set Up Internet ConnectionStep 3
Once Set Up Internet Connection is open, choose CustomStep 4
Select Automatic and go to DHCP Host NameStep 5
Under DHCP Host Name, choose Do Not Specify and proceedStep 6
Once in DNS Settings, select ManualStep 7
Enter Primary and Secondary DNS Settings and hit nextStep 8
Change MTU Settings to Automatic and go to Proxy ServerStep 9
Under Proxy Server, choose Do Not UseStep 10
Click on Test Internet Connection and wait for results. Continue editing until you get your desired results.
Now that you have an idea of how to edit DNS servers for PS4, here are the best settings you can use this year. Again, we recommend trying out every value here because what works for others may not work perfectly for you.
Sure, the process may be tedious but if what you get in return is an immersive online gaming experience, then it’s a hassle worth taking. Ready to take the plunge? Here are DNS settings to try:DNS ProviderPrimary DNS SettingsSecondary DNS SettingsCloudflare DNS126.96.36.199.0.0.1OpenDNS Home188.8.131.52184.108.40.206Google DNS220.127.116.11.8.4.4DNS Advantage18.104.22.16822.214.171.124FreeDNS126.96.36.199188.8.131.52Uncensored DNS184.108.40.206220.127.116.11Verisign18.104.22.16822.214.171.124SmartViper126.96.36.199188.8.131.52Safe DNS184.108.40.206220.127.116.11OpenNIC18.104.22.16822.214.171.124Comodo DNS126.96.36.199188.8.131.52DNS.Watch184.108.40.206220.127.116.11Alternate DNS18.104.22.16822.214.171.124Dyn126.96.36.199188.8.131.52
Now that you’ve learned how ridiculously easy it is to change your DNS for PS4, we hope that you were able to get a server that works well for you. Remember that the process may take some time, the result is always worth it especially if you’re a constant victim of slow loading times.
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