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How to change dns server

Level 1a



I am on a TPG fttb plan and using the tpd modem of tp-link vr1600v, I just want to know how can I configure the dns server.


I changed it in LAN setting but it's still the on the status page.



Hello @zanecat,

Welcome to the community!

Once you accessed the modem/router page.

Simply go to 'Advanced' and click on 'LAN settings' and scroll down you will see the option where to change DNS settings.

Please see screen shot below for reference.

DNS-tp-link vr1600v.pngDNS-tp-link vr1600v2.png

Let me know if there is anything I can help.


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Level 1a

 Hi Shane,


That's exactly what I did, but it doesn't work.




The WAN DNS Server is immutable, @zanecat.


By changing the LAN settings any device connected to the modem will get those DNS settings when they get a DHCP lease (in this case and


Please check the DNS configuration on your computer by typing "ipconfig/all". You should be able to see and as the DNS servers.


Let us know if we can be of further assistance. Cheers!

Level 3

Thx Shane. Worked for me.