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Questions tagged [dns]

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

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Android Wi-Fi hotspot DNS resolver: locally point domain name to custom address without root

So, I know dnsmasq is used as DNS/DHCP server in Android when running as a Wi-Fi hotspot, that dnsmasq can be used to point users to a specific address when resolving addresses, and that there is a ...
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Android wifi (oreo) dropping. Because of pihole?

First of all, my apologies if I'm posting in the wrong forum. I'm a bit lost in the SE galaxy. But since my issue is quite complex and specific, I feel this is the best place. Let me know if I'm wrong....
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Android IPv6 implementation

Can somebody please answer me if Android pie does supports the following: DHCPv6 IPv6 address assignment stateful IPv6 address assignment stateless Stateless: RDNSS(getting DNS server address from ...
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How can I troubleshoot a very slow initial connection when web browsing on WiFi?

This has been bugging me for quite some time. When connected to my home WiFi, web connections take a long time to initially establish (like ~10 seconds+) on two separate Android phones (OnePlus 3, ...
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Can I force clients of my phone's Wi-Fi hotspot to use my DNS?

My phone is a Mi A1 with Oreo 8.1. It is not rooted. I am offering WiFi using hotpsot . I discovered that devices connected to my hotspot do not inherit the DNS server from my hotspot. Questions: ...
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How to block access to domains with DNS66?

I'm using the open source Android app DNS66 to block ads on my smartphone. Is it possible to block entire domains (like facebook.com, twitter.com) with it too? My goal: Nothing loads if I visit e.g. ...
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The effect of excluding the routes of DNS servers used by OpenVPN in Android

My question is: What will happen when I exclude the routes of DNS servers from config file used by an OpenVPN connection in Android? Will there be any difference between the connections which I don't ...
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Edits hosts file ignored by chrome

I'm trying to cut down on procrastination in a fun way (read hacking) by rooting my phone (moto g2) and editing the /system/etc/hosts file like this 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 ip6-...
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Ping with hostname does not work but IP address does

The two devices are connected by Wifi P2P . Device 1 has its Device 2's IP address as its default gateway. Command : ip route add default 192.168.x.1 via p2p-0 Device 2 forwards and accepts all the ...
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how to block a specific URL without root?

i want to block a specific URL (a .json file on a webserver) i dont have root it should run on ANY modern android device AND FireTV ;) would be nice if we find a way ;)
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Where are the DNS settings stored in Android?

I am using IP tables to force the system to used a specific DNS but it only seems to work for WiFi networks but not mobile data. These are the IP tables I use: iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -p tcp --...
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Is it possible to access apache web-server from Android device by hostname (something like servername.local)?

I have installed Apache2 web-server, Avahi and Samba (for WINS) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server. To be on topic I provide link to my AskUbuntu question with Ubuntu configuration details. Let's assume that ...
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Custom DNS server not resolving wildcards

I've setup my WiFi connection on my Galaxy S7 to use a custom DNS server. My PC runs a DNS server at 192.168.0.100 and serves a few A records: home.local 192.168.0.100 shed.local 192.168.0.101 *...
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How can I set ipv6 DNS via command line (ndc)?

Is it possible to set ipv6 DNS servers using ndc via adb? root is not a problem, mobile connection is a must have. I was thinking about something like ndc resolver setnetdns <netId> <...
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Cache transfer when switching phone

Is the content of the web cache of my phone transferred when I switch from one android phone to another? How about web history and DNS cache? Thanks
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Android does not resolve local hostname. Computer does

on my debian server I have an apache instance that I access only in local lan. Suddenly I cannot connect to it anymore from my android 7.1 phone through hostname. Connecting through local ip works ...
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How to know 3g DNS setting on Android?

I want to know what is the DNS configuration of the 3G connection of my Android. Only to know, not to change (yet).
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Orbot transparent proxy requires enabling manually

My phone is HTC One M8 on Marshmallow stock ROM, rooted with Magisk. I've installed Orbot and noticed it doesn't work in transparent proxying mode when proxying all apps. It requires manual proxy ...
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Andiodine DNS Tunneling - Connects to server but unable to browse. No internet connectivity

I have an Iodine (DNS Tunneling) server running on my VPS and have tested and confirmed DNS Tunneling is working by connecting using the Iodine client from my local Linux machine. When using the ...
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Bug or feature? Android ignores DNS servers with IPv6 ULAs when in an isolated ULA network?

This has cost me some hours of finally tracking it down, but I would like to know if someone can please shed light on this issue? Android 6 and 7 do not accept DNS servers with IPv6 ULA addresses. ...
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I can just access Google and YouTube via a Wi-Fi hotspot created by my Windows 7 laptop. What’s wrong?

I have followed every step of this instruction, but my Android phone can only access Google and YouTube – and no other websites. What is wrong? It may be due to a DNS-server problem, but I cannot ...
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Android wifi says “Connected, no internet” but internet works just fine

This is a strange thing that started happening with the wifi network at my work. Android devices connected to the network say "Connected, no internet" however the internet works perfectly well. This ...
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DNS error on laptop when tethered to non-rooted Android 5.1 device

I am trying to hotspot my laptop from a non-rooted Android 5.1 phone (ZTE A110). On IPv4 and IPv6 I get Connection Status: Enabled - with high speed quality - but No Internet Access. When I run ...
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How to fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET on an Android tablet?

What I notice: I can't connect on my tablet to the Internet in applications (Android Chrome, Youtube app, Facebook, etc.) My tablet says it is connected to the Wireless router. The router seems to be ...
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Android get dns history

Can I get the dns history on android like on windows? Like this: ipconfig /displaydns
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Zeroconf / Avahi mDNS resolution on Android

I'm running CyanogenMod 12.1 Android on a tablet. I'd like to access local servers and services that I have on my LAN which are advertised using Avahi with foo.local style names. When I try this in ...
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Change DNS to openDNS but keep DHCP, NOT static

I want to change my DNS settings to open DNS but I want to keep the setting at DHCP not static since that won't work on this network. Is this possible?
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How can I prevent DNS resolution of a name?

Blocking DNS resolution is a very crude but simple safety net I put around websites that I have moral issues with — by blocking DNS resolution I prevent a connection being made to the remote host in ...
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dns leak on android emulator

I run a VPN on my local pc before running my android emulator (memu), This successfully changes my ip but my dns remains the same as the exact dns on my local pc. I would like to know how I can block ...
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Using OpenDNS for the 3g connection

I'd like to use OpenDNS for the 3G connection on my Android phone. I have a phone with Android Lollipop. The phone is not rooted. I tried several apps for non-rooted phones (DNS Changer (no root 3G/...
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changing dns settings on android - not working

When i set my dns on my android device and go to dns leak test it's not the dns that I set in the dns settings. Its the dns set by my ISP. How can I get it to use the dns that I want? for reference:...
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Why is Android refusing to resolve DNS records pointing to internal IP addresses?

I have a very strange behavior on an Android device (Nexus 7) when trying to access local network applications. Instead of getting the actual IP of the machine on LAN, the Android device gets the ...
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reverse tethering - offline for some applications

I try to get internet on my phone from my computer without instlling any tools. My configuration looks like : mybox -----(Ethernet)------[my computer]------(USB)-----[the phone] I enabled usb ...
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How to Block/Filter Sites on Mobile Data Connection (Preferably using DNS Server)

I researched a way to filter sites using DNS Server on android phone, and that is to changed the phone's DNS Server, it worked for WiFi connection, but not for Data Connection, how would I Block/...
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where are DNS settings under 4.4.2?

I cannot find where to configure DNS settings for this device: Model number: astar Processor type: QuadCore-A33 Android version: 4.4.2 Firmware version: v2.0 Kernel version: 3....
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How can I help my android phone find an mDNS device?

I have a small WiFi gadget (based on an ESP8266), which is programmed to answer mDNS queries on esp.local. It can be discovered without any problems by iOS devices. However, my phone's android (6.0.1)...
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OpenVPN DNS on non rooted device

I am trying to get OpenVPN working on my Android device using the official OpenVPN app from the app store. I am running on a Verizon S6 running 5.1.1 and do not have root on the device. I have ...
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DNS error in android 4.4.2

I just get an new mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 with Android 4.4.2. When I try to connect to internet through 3G/4G network, my Chrome always give me an error message: ...
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Change DNS but stay on DHCP

I have a "Minix Neo X8-H Plus" Android TV box, running Android 4.4 (KitKat). I want to change the DNS servers on the WiFi connection, but to do that, I only get that choice if I change to a static IP ...
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Is there a way to check DNS cache on an Android device?

Is there a way to check DNS cache on an Android device? For example, you can check it on windows via the command ipconfig /displaydns.
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How do I manually configure the DNS of my tethered connection?

In my new moto E, tethering my internet connection isn't working. I configured my nexus tablet to use my mobile phone connection. Everything looks fine, it looks like it is connected, but I can't ...
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Change DNS for mobile data without using an app

(My phone is rooted and runs Android 5.1) How can one change the DNS addresses of mobile data (and persistently, if possible) without the requirement of an app?
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Change mobile network DNS on Lollipop and up

Ok, this is a constantly asked question, how to change mobile network DNS. But in different Android version, you will get different method. So this is the reason I ask this. I have already known a ...
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Connecting android phone to a local web server

Scenario. We have a product controlling some sort of household thing. Since its 2015, it also runs a small webserver so that people in the house can control the product using their phones. Everything ...
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Why does my Moto X phone support mDNS but my Samsung Tablet does not?

I have a device that is broadcasting mDNS, I am using this app to view it in the Bonjour Browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.he.networktools&hl=en On my Samsung Tablet, it ...
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Using Local (private) DNS server on Lollipop

I have a website hosted on an IIS server on my network. The DNS for this website on only valid from within the network. The DNS cannot be resolved outside of this local network. I am using Wi-fi to ...
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How to browse to a NAS in Android?

I have a NAS attached to my home router, and the NAS is running a web server. I would like to run the browser on my Android tablet, enter the URL (in my case, diskstation/wordpress) and get the page. ...
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Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1

Just updated my Oneplus One to Android 5.0.1, and I can't change the DNS when I select the "Static IP" option in Wi-Fi settings. Basically I can put the values in, there is just no way to press OK and ...
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Can't change DNS on S3 mini

I am trying to use OpenDNS on my phone. I have tried using SetDNS, DNS Changer, and DNSet. At least two of those claim to allow changing the wifi DNS without root access (I am only using wifi on an ...
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mDNS (.local) not working on android Phone browser [duplicate]

I have set up MySite.local on raspberry pi. I can access MySite.local on laptop via WiFi. But not able to access on Android mobile browser(Chrome). Please provide me a solution