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Router setup instructions

Block malware

Follow this quick guide to start using 1.1.1.1 for Families on your router.

  1. Go to the IP address used to access your router's admin console in your browser.

  2. Enter the router password.

  3. Find the place in the admin console where DNS settings are set.

  4. Replace the existing addresses with:

    1.1.1.21.0.0.22606:4700:4700::11122606:4700:4700::1002
  5. Save the updated settings.

Using DNS-Over-TLS on OpenWRT

It is possible to encrypt DNS traffic out from your router using DNS-over-TLS if it is running OpenWRT. For more details, see our blog post on the topic: Adding DNS-Over-TLS support to OpenWRT (LEDE) with Unbound.

Ubiquiti UniFi controller

  1. Go to http://unifi.ubnt.com.

  2. Enter your email and password.

  3. Click on the name of the network you are managing.

  4. Click Launch.

  5. Click on the Settings icon in the lower left-hand corner.

  6. From the Settings menu, click Networks.

  7. Click Edit by the name of the Network.

  8. Scroll to where it says DHCP Name Server. If Auto is selected, select Manual instead.

  9. In the boxes called DNS Server 1, 2, 3, etc. put:

    1.1.1.21.0.0.22606:4700:4700::11122606:4700:4700::1002
  10. Click Save.

Google Wi-Fi

  1. Open the Google Wifi app on your phone.

  2. Click the Settings tab > Network & general.

  3. Click on Advanced networking > DNS.

  4. Remove any IP addresses that may be already listed and in their place enter:

    1.1.1.21.0.0.22606:4700:4700::11122606:4700:4700::1002
  5. Click Save.

Asus Router

  1. Go to https://192.168.1.1/.

    Asus Router

  2. Under Advanced Settings, click on WAN.

  3. In Internet Connection > WAN DNS Setting > DNS servers, add:

    1.1.1.21.0.0.22606:4700:4700::11122606:4700:4700::1002

Block Malware and Adult Content

Follow this quick guide to start using 1.1.1.1 for Families on your router.

  1. Go to the IP address used to access your router's admin console in your browser.

  2. Enter the router password.

  3. Find the place in the admin console where DNS settings are set.

  4. Replace the existing addresses with:

    1.1.1.31.0.0.32606:4700:4700::11132606:4700:4700::1003
  5. Save the updated settings.

Ubiquiti UniFi Controller

  1. Go to http://unifi.ubnt.com.

  2. Enter your email and password.

  3. Click on the name of the network you are managing.

  4. Click Launch.

  5. Click on the Settings icon in the lower left-hand corner.

  6. From the Settings menu, choose Networks.

  7. Click Edit by the name of the Network.

  8. Scroll to where it says DHCP Name Server. If Auto is selected, select Manual instead.

  9. In the boxes called DNS Server 1, 2, 3, etc. put:

    1.1.1.31.0.0.32606:4700:4700::11132606:4700:4700::1003
  10. Click Save.

Google Wi-Fi

  1. Open the Google Wifi app on your phone.

  2. Click Settings > Network & general.

  3. Click Advanced networking > DNS.

  4. Remove any IP addresses that may be already listed and in their place enter:

    1.1.1.31.0.0.32606:4700:4700::11132606:4700:4700::1003
  5. Click Save.

Asus Router

  1. Go to https://192.168.1.1/.

    Asus Router

  2. Under Advanced Settings, click on WAN.

  3. In Internet Connection tab > WAN DNS Setting > DNS servers, add:

    1.1.1.31.0.0.32606:4700:4700::11132606:4700:4700::1003