Known DNS Providers

AdGuard users can configure any DNS server to be used instead of the system default provided by the router or ISP. In this article you will find a list of popular DNS providers.

AdGuard DNS

AdGuard DNS is an alternative solution for ad blocking, privacy protection, and parental control. It provides the number of necessary protection features against online ads, trackers, and phishing, no matter what platform and device you use.

Default

These servers provide blocking ads, tracking and phishing

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 176.103.130.130 and 176.103.130.131 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a00:5a60::ad1:0ff and 2a00:5a60::ad2:0ff Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt.default.ns1.adguard.com IP: 176.103.130.130:5443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt.default.ns2.adguard.com IP: [2a00:5a60::ad2:0ff]:5443 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS https://dns.adguard.com/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS tls://dns.adguard.com Add to AdGuard

Family Protection

These servers provide the Default features + Blocking adult websites + Safe search

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 176.103.130.132 and 176.103.130.134 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a00:5a60::bad1:0ff and 2a00:5a60::bad2:0ff Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt.family.ns1.adguard.com IP: 176.103.130.132:5443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt.family.ns2.adguard.com IP: [2a00:5a60::bad2:0ff]:5443 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS https://dns-family.adguard.com/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS tls://dns-family.adguard.com Add to AdGuard

Yandex DNS

Yandex.DNS is a free recursive DNS service. Yandex.DNS' servers are located in Russia, CIS countries, and Western Europe. Users' requests are processed by the nearest data center which provides high connection speeds.

Basic

In "Basic" mode, there is no traffic filtering

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 77.88.8.8 and 77.88.8.1 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a02:6b8::feed:0ff and 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:0ff Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.browser.yandex.net IP: 77.88.8.78:15353 Add to AdGuard

Safe

In "Safe" mode, protection from infected and fraudulent sites is provided

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 77.88.8.88 and 77.88.8.2 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a02:6b8::feed:bad and 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:bad Add to AdGuard

Family

In "Family" mode, protection from infected, fraudulent and adult sites is provided

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 77.88.8.3 and 77.88.8.7 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a02:6b8::feed:a11 and 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:a11 Add to AdGuard

CleanBrowsing

Cleanbrowsing is a DNS service which provides customizable filtering. This service offers a safe way to browse the web without inappropriate content.

Family Filter

Blocks access to all adult, pornographic and explicit sites, including proxy & VPN domains and mixed content sites

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 185.228.168.168 and 185.228.169.168 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a0d:2a00:1::1 and 2a0d:2a00:2::1 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: cleanbrowsing.org IP: 185.228.168.168:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: cleanbrowsing.org IP: [2a0d:2a00:1::]:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/family-filter/ Add to AdGuard

Adult Filter

Less restrictive than the Family filter, it only blocks access to adult content and malicious and phishing domains

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 185.228.168.10 and 185.228.169.10 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a0d:2a00:1:: and 2a0d:2a00:2:: Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: cleanbrowsing.org IP: 185.228.168.10:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: cleanbrowsing.org IP: [2a0d:2a00:1::1]:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/adult-filter/ Add to AdGuard

Security Filter

Blocks phishing, spam and malicious domains

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 185.228.168.9 and 185.228.169.9 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a0d:2a00:1::2 and 2a0d:2a00:2::2 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS https://doh.cleanbrowsing.org/doh/security-filter/ Add to AdGuard

Neustar Recursive DNS

Neustar Recursive DNS is a free cloud-based recursive DNS service that delivers fast and reliable access to sites and online applications with built-in security and threat intelligence.

Reliability & Performance 1

These servers provide reliable and fast DNS lookups without blocking any specific categories

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 156.154.70.1 and 156.154.71.1 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2610:a1:1018::1 and 2610:a1:1019::1 Add to AdGuard

Reliability & Performance 2*

These servers provide reliable and fast DNS lookups without blocking any specific categories and also prevent redirecting NXDomain (Non-existent Domain) responses to a landing page

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 156.154.70.5 and 156.154.71.5 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2610:a1:1018::5 and 2610:a1:1019::5 Add to AdGuard

Threat Protection

These servers provide protection against malicious domains and also include "Reliability & Performance" features

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 156.154.70.2 and 156.154.71.2 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2610:a1:1018::2 and 2610:a1:1019::2 Add to AdGuard

Family Secure

These servers provide blocking access to mature content and also include "Reliability & Performance" + "Threat Protection" features

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 156.154.70.3 and 156.154.71.3 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2610:a1:1018::3 and 2610:a1:1019::3 Add to AdGuard

Business Secure

These servers provide blocking unwanted and time-wasting content and also include "Reliability & Performance" + "Threat Protection" + "Family Secure" features

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 156.154.70.4 and 156.154.71.4 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2610:a1:1018::4 and 2610:a1:1019::4 Add to AdGuard

Cisco OpenDNS

Cisco OpenDNS is a service which extends the DNS by incorporating features such as content filtering and phishing protection with a zero downtime.

Standard

DNS servers with custom filtering that protects your device from malware

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2620:119:35::35 and 2620:119:53::53 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.opendns.com IP: 208.67.220.220 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.opendns.com IP: [2620:0:ccc::2] Add to AdGuard

FamilyShield

OpenDNS servers that provide adult content blocking

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 208.67.222.123 and 208.67.220.123 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.opendns.com IP: 208.67.220.123 Add to AdGuard

Google DNS

Google DNS is a free, global DNS resolution service that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider.

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2001:4860:4860::8888 and 2001:4860:4860::8844 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS https://dns.google/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS tls://dns.google Add to AdGuard

Cloudflare DNS

Cloudflare DNS is a free and fast DNS service which functions as a recursive name server providing domain name resolution for any host on the Internet.

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2606:4700:4700::1111 and 2606:4700:4700::1001 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 https://dns.cloudflare.com/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv6 https://dns.cloudflare.com/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS tls://1.1.1.1 Add to AdGuard

Quad9 DNS

Quad9 DNS is a free, recursive, anycast DNS platform that provides high-performance, privacy, and security protection from phishing and spyware. Quad9 servers don't provide a censoring component.

Standard

Regular and DNS-over-TLS servers which provide protection from phishing and spyware

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 9.9.9.9 and 149.112.112.112 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS tls://dns.quad9.net Add to AdGuard

Encrypted DNSSec/no-log/filter

Protocol Address
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: 9.9.9.9:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: 149.112.112.9:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: [2620:fe::9]:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: [2620:fe::fe:9]:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv6 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv6 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard

Encrypted no-DNSSec/no-log/no-filter

Protocol Address
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: 9.9.9.10:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: 149.112.112.10:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: [2620:fe::9]:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.quad9.net IP: [2620:fe::fe:9]:8443 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv6 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv6 dns9.quad9.net:443/dns-query Add to AdGuard

Verisign Public DNS

Verisign Public DNS is a free DNS service that offers improved DNS stability and security over other alternatives. Verisign respects users' privacy: it doesn't sell public DNS data to third parties and redirect users' queries to serve them any ads.

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 64.6.64.6 or 64.6.65.6 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2620:74:1b::1:1 or 2620:74:1c::2:2 Add to AdGuard

DNS.WATCH

DNS.WATCH is a fast and free server without logging with a privacy protection feature.

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 84.200.69.80 and 84.200.70.40 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2001:1608:10:25::1c04:b12f and 2001:1608:10:25::9249:d69b Add to AdGuard

Comodo Secure DNS

Comodo Secure DNS is a domain name resolution service that resolves your DNS requests through worldwide network of DNS servers. Removes excessive ads and protects from phishing and spyware.

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 8.26.56.26 and 8.20.247.20 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.shield-2.dnsbycomodo.com IP: 8.20.247.2 Add to AdGuard

Dyn DNS

Dyn DNS is a free alternative DNS service by Dyn

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 216.146.35.35 and 216.146.35.36 Add to AdGuard

OpenNIC DNS

OpenNIC DNS is a free alternative DNS service by OpenNIC Project

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 185.121.177.177 and 169.239.202.202 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2a05:dfc7:5::53 and 2a05:dfc7:5353::53 Add to AdGuard

Quad101

Quad101 is a free alternative DNS service without logging by TWNIC (Taiwan Network Information Center)

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 101.101.101.101 and 101.102.103.104 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 2001:de4::101 and 2001:de4::102 Add to AdGuard

Freenom World

Freenom World is a free anonymous DNS resolver by Freenom World

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 80.80.80.80 and 80.80.81.81 Add to AdGuard

Fortinet Secure

Fortinet Secure is a free alternative DNS service by FortiGuard

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 208.91.112.220 and 80.85.69.54 Add to AdGuard

Safe DNS

Safe DNS is a global anycast network which consists of servers located throughout the world — both Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia, and the Far East to ensure a fast and reliable DNS resolving from any point worldwide.

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 195.46.39.39 and 195.46.39.40 Add to AdGuard

Strongarm DNS

Strongarm DNS is a DNS service by Strongarm that prevents people from interacting with malicious content

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 54.174.40.213 and 52.3.100.184 Add to AdGuard

SafeSurfer DNS

SafeSurfer DNS is a DNS service by SafeSurfer that protects your device from harmful content

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 104.155.237.225 and 104.197.28.121 Add to AdGuard

Captnemo DNS

Captnemo DNS is a server running out of a Digital Ocean droplet in BLR1 region. Maintained by Abhay Rana aka Nemo.

Protocol Address
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.captnemo.in IP: 139.59.48.222:4434 Add to AdGuard

fvz DNS

fvz DNS is a Fusl's public primary OpenNIC Tier2 Anycast DNS Resolver

Protocol Address
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.dnsrec.meo.ws IP: 185.121.177.177:5353 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.dnsrec.meo.ws IP: 169.239.202.202:5353 Add to AdGuard

Nawala Childprotection DNS

Nawala Childprotection DNS is an anycast Internet filtering system that protects children from inappropriate websites and abusive contents.

Protocol Address
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.nawala.id IP: 180.131.144.144 Add to AdGuard

securedns.eu: DNS-over-TLS, DNS-over-HTTPS and DNSCrypt Provider

securedns.eu DNS-over-TLS, DNS-over-HTTPS and DNSCrypt Provider

Protocol Address
DNS-over-TLS Hostname: dot.securedns.eu IP: 146.185.167.43:853 and IPv6: [2a03:b0c0:0:1010::e9a:3001]:853 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 Hostname: https://doh.securedns.eu/dns-query IP: 146.185.167.43:443 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv6 Hostanme: https://doh.securedns.eu/dns-query IPv6: [2a03:b0c0:0:1010::e9a:3001]:443 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.securedns.eu IP: 146.185.167.43:5353 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv6 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.securedns.eu IP: [2a03:b0c0:0:1010::e9a:3001]:5353 Add to AdGuard

blahdns (germany)

blahdns (germany) A small hobby ads block dns project with DNS-over-TLS, DNS-over-HTTPS and DNSCrypt support.

Protocol Address
DNS-over-TLS, IPv4 Hostname: dot-de.blahdns.com IP: 159.69.198.101 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 Hostname: https://doh-de.blahdns.com/dns-query IP: 159.69.198.101 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.blahdns.com IP: 159.69.198.101:8443 Add to AdGuard

ibksturm

ibksturm DNS-over-TLS, DNS-over-HTTPS and DNSCrypt Testing server by ibksturm. OPENNIC, DNSSEC, No Filter, No Logging

Protocol Address
DNS-over-TLS, IPv4 Hostname: ibksturm.synology.me IP: 178.82.102.190 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-HTTPS, IPv4 Hostname: https://ibksturm.synology.me/dns-query IP: 178.82.102.190 Add to AdGuard
DNSCrypt, IPv4 Provider: 2.dnscrypt-cert.ibksturm IP: 178.82.102.190 Add to AdGuard

DNS-over-TLS Servers by switch.ch

DNS-over-TLS Provider by switch.ch swiss DNS-over-TLS and Plain DNS Server.

Protocol Address
DNS, IPv4 Provider: dns.switch.ch IP: 130.59.31.248 Add to AdGuard
DNS, IPv6 Provider: dns.switch.ch IPv6: 2001:620:0:ff::2 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Hostname: dns.switch.ch IP: 130.59.31.248 and IPv6: 2001:620:0:ff::2 Add to AdGuard

DNS-over-TLS Servers by dnsprivacy.org

DNS-over-TLS Provider by dnsprivacy.org List of PUblic DNS-over-TLS Testing Servers.

Protocol Address
DNS-over-TLS Provider: Surfnet Hostname dnsovertls.sinodun.com IP: 145.100.185.15 and IPv6: 2001:610:1:40ba:145:100:185:15 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Provider: Surfnet Hostname dnsovertls1.sinodun.com IP: 145.100.185.16 and IPv6: 2001:610:1:40ba:145:100:185:16 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Hostname: getdnsapi.net IP: 185.49.141.37 and IPv6: 2a04:b900:0:100::37 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Provider: UncensoredDNS Hostname unicast.censurfridns.dk IP: 89.233.43.71 and IPv6: 2a01:3a0:53:53::0 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Provider: Fondation RESTENA Hostname kaitain.restena.lu IP: 158.64.1.29 and IPv6: 2001:a18:1::29 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Provider: dkg Hostname dns.cmrg.net IP: 199.58.81.218and IPv6: 2001:470:1c:76d::53 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS, IPv4 Hostname: dns.larsdebruin.net IP: 51.15.70.167 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Hostname dns-tls.bitwiseshift.net IP: 81.187.221.24 and IPv6: 2001:8b0:24:24::24 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Hostname ns1.dnsprivacy.at IP: 94.130.110.185 and IPv6: 2a01:4f8:c0c:3c03::2 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Hostname ns2.dnsprivacy.at IP: 94.130.110.178 and IPv6: 2a01:4f8:c0c:3bfc::2 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS, IPv4 Hostname: dns.bitgeek.in IP: 139.59.51.46 Add to AdGuard
DNS-over-TLS Hostname dns.neutopia.org IP: 89.234.186.112 and IPv6: 2a00:5884:8209::2 Add to AdGuard