How to Change DNS in Firestick (2024)


This is the step-by-step guide on how to change DNS in Firestick, FireTV, & Fire TV Cube.

DNS (Domain Name System) allows you to access various websites by their common names and translate these common names to the computer in the form of the IP address of the website which directs you to its landing page and it also secures your network.

The Reason for changing it is that sometimes your ISPs cannot offer you a quality Internet Connection or their DNS system is not updated which helps you access the number of websites that you wish to use.

Same as on Firestick, Your Firestick device is also working on the Internet connection through which you are able to watch, download, and stream thousands of free and paid video content. What if your ISP is not capable of providing you with quality speed or directs you to your concerned websites?

Here you need to change DNS in Firestick to solve this problem because after changing DNS it will help you connect in a better way and also bypass some geo-restriction depending upon which DNS you change it to.

What is DNS?

DNS stands for (Domain, Name, System) and is a system that is used to allow the IP Address of a website with an easily readable name because the computer only read the string of number that is called IP of a website that is something like

DNS is actually the system of the server that stores the specific IP address for each website that is called with a specific human-readable name instead of a typical IP code that can not be remembered.

DNS allot the simple user name to each website that is called the Domain which we mostly use in the URL bar like which we easily can memorize that is called the Name of the website eg Firestickhacks.

How to Change DNS in Firestick Network

There are some simple steps through which you can change the DNS in the Firestick network. Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Turn on your Firestick device


Step 2: Click the setting from the Home Screen


Step 3: Go to My Fire Icon


Step 4: Choose About


Step 5: Go to the Network and Note down the IP Address and Gateway


Step 6: Go back and select the Network icon 


Step 7:  Select the Wifi and forget the network (Now press and hold the 3 Line button on your remote)


Step 8: Enter the Password and click Advance


Step 9: Enter the IP Address that you have noted earlier and click Next


Step 10: Enter the Gateway and click Next


Step 11: The Prefix Length will be 24 and Next


Step 12: Enter this Cloudflair DNS code to DNS 1 ( and Next


Step 13: Now enter the DNS 2 (i.e and click Connect


Now your DNS is changed, you will experience the fastest speed and way more access to plenty of websites and more without geo-block.


What does changing DNS do?

DNS can influence how fast an individual webpage appears on your computer. If you are facing an issue regarding the loading of webpages you may change DNS servers. This can help improve your overall speed.

Is 8.8 8.8 a popular DNS server?

It is the DNS server of Google, and Google provides the DNS and maintenance of this service. It is “more reliable” as it is maintained by one of the biggest IT companies in the world as compared to some other DNS servers.

Which is the fastest DNS server?

Cloudflare has concentrated much more on the fundamentals like performance, and independent testing from sites like DNSPerf shows and Cloudflare counts to be the fastest public DNS service around.


DNS is a simple but useful trick to change your network location in case you will face website connection issues and slow speed.

You can now easily change your DNS by following the steps mentioned earlier. You just know what the DNS code you want to add.

About Rachel Barrett

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