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DNS stands for the Domain Name System, an internet system used to translate names into IP addresses.

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No internet from one AP

I have four Asus APs throughout my home, with the same two SSIDs, one for 2.4 and one for 5GHz. If I connect my Android device to the 5GHz band, then it works fine on 3 APs until it roams to one of ...
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Can't access my local host via Google Chrome on Android

I have mini PC which serves as a small home server for various needs. Running Ubuntu 20.04. When I replaced my old router with new one I'm having minor issues with connection: when trying to connect ...
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Only Android failed to use my local BIND server Android 13

I have proved, and will offer any proof needed here of what I am seeing. I have two BIND servers on my LAN that provide local IP addresses for devices. The public versions of those addresses are ...
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Android Wi-Fi connection DNS failures

My relative's tablet has started having problems on our Wi-Fi network. It will downright refuse to do DNS resolution (not just locally). Some information about our network: Wi-Fi is delivered through ...
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How to assign a hostname to an Android device?

When you connect to a WiFi network, the router assigns an IP to the android device (like 192.168.1.105). Now when a FTP or HTTP file server is run on the android device, other devices should type that ...
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Why is the DNS server on a VPN connection different than the DNS server on a Wi-Fi connection in Android?

I have a small VpnService on Android, and I set DNS 1.1.1.1' in it, but in the Wi-Fi DNS settings the server shows it as '10.0.2.3' or something similar. If you try to look through the “Net Analyzer” ...
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Change DNS on Android - via Settings/Network&Internet/Advanced/Private DNS ... or via Settings/Wi-Fi/Modify network/Advanced options/IP Settings?

Device is on Android 9. NOT rooted. I want to set the DNS to CIRA (or Cloudfare or whatever, not the point). Yes my wifi router is already set to proper DNS. If I am not at home I want the device to ...
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Android access IPv6 website only, on Mobile Network

I have a Nextcloud running on a Raspberry Pi 4. My ISP: Vodafone (Germany) didn't give me a unique public IPv4 address, so I had to use my IPv6 instead to set an AAAA record for my domain (cloud....
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How do I find my DNS server code?

I'm currently trying to get my Nintendo Switch to connect to my phone's hotspot, but it comes up with a DNS error. I later figured out, that I need to put in the DNS server manually However the ...
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DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN on one of many

I have an issue with one Android device accessing the local web server. We have about ten of the same devices, but one refuses to connect. It always returns the following error in any of the browsers ...
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How may I completely bypass standard DNS on Android 12?

The Android 12 private DNS setting is unfortunately not set up to accept an IP address, only a hostname. Thus, it clearly must resolve a standard DNS query before doing the TLS or HTTPS query. I ...
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Phone connecting to lot of domains when not in use

I have noticed that my Redmi smartphone is connecting to a lot of sites when I am not even using it. While going through the DNS logs in 1.1.1.1 vpn app, I have found these domains. FindMYDevice?? ...
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Wireguard Android: How to configure secondary DNS?

I'm using the official Wireguard app and configured a DNS Server in the app that is only reachable via the VPN. How can I configure a Fallback DNS when the VPN connection is not working or the DNS is ...
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WiFi problems with DNS.adguard.com

At home I can use the AdGuard DNS via settings -> WiFi & network -> private DNS -> private DNS provider hostname, and setting that hostname to dns.adguard.com. In many public places where ...
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Block top level domains in my device

In my pursuit to block porn, I installed many web filtering options. Currently, I am using Open Dns free version and Blockerhero for blocking specific domains and apps. However my issue is that ...
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Improving DNS resolution success rate on Android

We have an Android app that is periodically sending data to our backend server via url panel-lb-ext.unolo.com. Sometimes, we have Android devices that are unable to connect to our backend because of a ...
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name resolution on samsung s22 device does not find local host using full name

S22 Android 12 device here. I have my own DNS server on a local network. Phone seems to pick up local DNS, but it will not address devices using fully-qualified name. Example (in adb): g0q:/ $ ping ...
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How to route all my Android phone own's DNS request to 8.8.8.8 in iptables with root?

su iptables -t nat -I OUTPUT -p udp --dport 53 -j DNAT --to 8.8.8.8:53 The above command is really working, but only for client phones who are using my phone's WiFi hotspot. The result I need is for ...
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How to override (or a least view) the RDNSS ipv6 DNS? (root)

As far as ipv4 DNS is concerned, Android (at least version 9) can override default DNS settings fairly well. Firstly, it is possible to set net.dns* to the desired value. Secondly, iptables -t nat ...
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gateway and dns in android

How to setup gateway and dns on android emulator correctly if my eth1 on emulator is connected to tap on host via: emulator -dns-server 8.8.8.8 -selinux permissive -qemu -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=...
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My Android 12 can resolve hostnames but can't connect directly to IP adress?

I'm facing a weird behavior when using mobile data. My Sony Xperia 5 mark II on Android 12 with Magisk root can connect to the Internet if I connect to the URL. However if I try to connect directly to ...
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Android 10 device won't reach one specific web-site?

My android 10 device is failing to access one particular website. All others are fine. This started happening a few weeks ago. I have contacted my mobile ISP and they say their systems are working ...
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Android 9: Configure DNS while connected via cable

I've got an Android TV Box (orbsmart S86) running on Android 9. It is connected to the LAN and internet via a cable. Wifi is not used. Now I've configured PIHole on another device and want to tell the ...
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How do you configure secure DNS (aka "private DNS") with cloudflare?

note: there are a lot of DNS questions on android.stackexchange.com I'm creating this question because all the other DNS questions were for different scenarios and I wanted to keep this up to date ...
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Selectively enable private DNS

I've got a local network with associated WiFi where I'm already running a DNS server and I can resolve somehost.local.example.com on any machine in that network just fine. On Android I can only ...
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Android 11 does not seem to use DNS

On my Android device, I'm connected to a wifi router which is connected my home network. I tried setting DNS to 8.8.8.8, 1.1.1.1, and other DNSs. If I ping, say, 8.8.4.4, the connection works. ...
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Convince android to use AAAA records when VPN has IPv6 but main connectivity doesn't

I have a VPN (WireGuard right now, but the same behaviour manifested with OpenVPN) that provides me with an IPv6 address. I can confirm that it is working because pings (both from the android terminal ...
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Couldn't Connect Private DNS (Own DNS)

I have created my own DNS resolver for blocking some web pages and I can't figure out how to use it on Android. If I configure the DNS of any other device to use my DNS, it works like a charm (I've ...
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Connection to DoT server is not retried

I'm running my own DNS-over-TLS server under my domain (dns.example.com). On my Motorola G100, which is running Stock Android 11, I can set the private DNS to this domain and it works. This works on ...
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Chronic "ERR_NETWORK_CHANGE" on AT&T Motivate

My Android phone was recognized as a V-Smart Hobson when I activated it. My Google Account also said the same under "My Device". This error has become so chronic, it is part of every single ...
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Resolve dns through proxy > ProxyDroid

Android device and rooted and using ProxyDroid App with HTTP Proxy one of the main problem with ProxyDroid App is dns leak . it's ether showing my original DNS or Google DNS . i want to Resolve dns ...
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Blocking torrent in Android

Is it possible to completely block torrents in android? I have tried to use many porn blockers like BlockerX, Remojo etcetera. I can block the torrent websites by blocking the keyword - 'torrent' .But ...
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Android wifi tethering (hotspot) DNS server (dnsmasq) returns 127.0.0.1 for some domains

My laptop connects to the internet through Android wifi tethering (hotspot). Some websites cannot be connected because my Android DNS server returns 127.0.0.1. I can browse the sites on my Android ...
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How can I set up DNS OVER HTTPS in Android 8?

I am using android hotspot as wifi for my devices, and I want to set up DOH on my android, how can I do it? PS: I have tried to install Intra or other APPs that can only change dns for internet access ...
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Is there a way/app to automatically change DNS server based on connection?

Let say on my home Wifi, I want to use DNS server "X" and on work WiFI, I want to use another DNS-server: "Y", on cellular a server "Z" and so on. Is this possible to do ...
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How to make Private DNS unchangeable?

Are there any way to make android private dns settings unchangeable? I need app locker for android that password-protect private dns activity or class
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DNS name resolution for local hostnames does not work anymore after android 9 > 10 change

I use my android phone(s) as a wifi hotspot, clients get IPs from the 192.168.43.0/24 network. Previously, when the phone was running android 9, internal name resolution for those clients worked fine, ...
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How to troubleshoot DNS not resolved issues?

I can't open Hotstar/Disney+ on my Android phone/ Android TV. Upon investigation, I found out that the webpage hotstar.com is not opening in general on my phone/TV and is throwing an "err::NAME ...
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Android ignores DHCP "Search domain" unless it's on a VPN

So I have a single subnet, flat LAN, multiple wired access points all in bridge mode. I have ISC-DHCP server and Bind9 DNS server configured for dynamic DNS hosts etc. The DNS provides a local zone ...
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Android won't query DNS server for IPv6 addresses, why?

I have a weird issue; for a single connect request to a server that has a single AAAA record my device runs two A queries instead and fails to connect. My setup is as follows: LAN (a regular router) ...
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How to know the address of the dns server I m using?

Simple question but I couldn t find the answer anywhere. It is not part of ip informations and the information is not trivial when being connected to the Internet over lte. getprop | grep dns is ...
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Here GPS tracking

I have been lured into the world of FOSS apps, apps using known trackers and loggers, DNS, and firewalls. My phone is rooted via Magisk. It's a Huawei P20 Lite. Running Havoc 2.9 and Android 9. So I ...
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DNS over internal VPN?

I'm currently renting a server where I installed PiHole and PiVPN. PiHole is a DNS sinkhole that I use for blocking ads, and the PiVPN allows all my devices thanks to OpenVPN to get all my traffic ...
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Private DNS over HTTPS rather than over TLS

The private DNS feature on Android Pie and above doesn't give you the option to select DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) rather than DNS-over-TLS (DoT). I often connect to a network that doesn't allow traffic on ...
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Suspicious link on android

I accidentaly clicked on http://127.0.0.1:5555 this link on my android phone what should i do? i don't know anything about coding so please write with simple words to me
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Skype app on Android

I have temporarily moved to a new university for a research project, and I'm now using their wifi Internet connection. While everything seems to work fine with the Windows 10 laptop, the Skype app on ...
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whatsapp not connecting to network until opened

The problem is only with whatsapp app, only in my android device and only when connected to my WiFi. Background data is turned on. Battery optimization is off. Account sync is enabled. Proxy is none. ...
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The phone as hotspot doesn't use its own DNS

Summary I use my phone (Android 8.1) as access point. The qualified name of clients is resolved for other clients, but not for the phone itself. Details My laptop (Linux Mint 19) is set up to connect ...
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Why can't I browse to my desktop using its .local hostname?

I have a PC whose name is "mypc". It's accessible on the local network. https://mypc.local correctly displays its website when browsed from Mac, iOS, and itself. However, using my Pixel 3 ...
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On Firefox on Android, how to disable DNS over HTTPS and do normal DNS lookups via port 53?

I want Firefox on Android to be able to browse to local domain names on my LAN: http://koffiezetapparaat.lan should resolve to http://192.168.1.120 for instance. This works on desktop Firefox, but ...
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