How to change DNS on different IPTV devices, e.g MAG

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By Carry

updated 4 months ago


How to change DNS on a Samsung Smart TV

How to change DNS on an LG Smart TV

How to change DNS on a Sony Smart TV

How to change DNS on an Apple TV device

How to change DNS on an iPhone

How to change DNS on an iPad

How to change DNS on an Android device

How to change DNS on a MAG device

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to change the DNS on your IPTV devices such as MAG, different Smart TVs, Android and iOS. Changing your DNS settings is usually mentioned as one of the simplest ways to optimize your internet speed and solve many issues you might encounter while streaming IPTV channels. Especially when your ISP is blocking our service or you can't get it to work properly then this is a great way to get the tv channels to work.


DNS changing 

DNS servers play a major role in IPTV streaming. While there are no mandatory tasks to improve internet speeds, we can make many smaller tweaks and improvements. These improvements work together to increase our overall internet speed and the DNS servers play an essential role. What is IPTV?


Before you change to any DNS addresses, make sure you write down your current DNS address so you can keep these numbers in case you need to get back to your original settings.

If your original settings were set to “Automatic”, just change your DNS settings back to “Automatic”. This applies to all the devices mentioned in this article.


How to change DNS on a Samsung Smart TV

Step 1: Press the “Menu” button on your remote control. Under “Settings menu” select “Network” (1) then choose “Network Status”.


Step 2: After a few seconds you will see 3 buttons. Select the “IP Settings” and proceed to the next step.


Step 3: Choose “DNS setting”. Select “Enter manually”


Now enter the below DNS Address and click "Ok".


DNS Adresses:

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40


Restart your Samsung Smart TV to allow the configuration to take effect.


How to change DNS on an LG Smart TV

Step 1: Press the Menu button on your remote control and Select "Settings" and select “All settings”.


Step 2: Scroll down to the "Network" submenu and select "Network Connection" and press on "Set Expert".


Step 3: Under “IP Mode” press “Dynamic”. Under “DNS Server” choose “Manual”.


Now enter the below DNS Address and click "Ok".


DNS Addresses: 

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 


Restart your LG Smart TV to allow the configuration to take effect.


How to change DNS on a Sony Smart TV

Step 1: Press the “Home” button on your remote. Select Setup and press on Network.

Step 2: Press on “Network Setup”.


Step 3: Select “Expert”.

Step 4: Choose “Wi-Fi” or “Wired LAN” depending on your connection.

Step 5: Chose “Status Info”.

Step 6: Write down your”IP address”.

Step 7: Go back to network and choose “Advanced options”.

Step 8: Press or click on “IP settings”.


Step 9: Now Select “Static”.


Step 10: Enter the first three groups of numbers of your IP address. For instance, if your IP address is “192.166.1.1″, enter “192.166.1.”. For the fourth group of numbers, you can enter “50” so the final IP address will look like “192.166.1.50” and click on “Next”



Step 11: For the “Gateway” enter the full IP address of your router and click on “Next”.


Step 12: Enter “24” for the “Network Prefix Length” then click on “Next”.


Step 13: Enter your Preferred DNS and click on “Next”.


Step 14: For DNS 2 enter one of the Alternate DNS addresses and click on “Next”.


Press “OK” and you are done. 


DNS Adresses: 

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 


Restart your Sony Smart TV to allow the configuration to take effect.


How to change DNS on an Apple TV device

Step 1: Press or click on “Settings” menu on your Apple TV device and select “Network”.


Step 2: Now click on the “Network”.


Step 3: Click on “Wi-Fi”.


Step 4: Choose your Wi-Fi Connection.


Step 5: Scroll down and select “Configure DNS” option. 


Step 6: Choose “Manual” when you are asked to choose between Manual or Automatic.


Step 7: In the DNS field pls enter the DNS Server address. Important! You should enter 3 digits for each cluster.

I.G. for DNS 1.11.111.123 you should enter 001.011.111.123. Click “Done”


Step 8: Your Smart DNS is set up, nearly done, For that, go back to “Settings” and select “General”.


Step 9: Find the “Region Format” option and press on it. 


Step 10: Select for Example “The United States” from the list of options.


Go back to the main screen and select “Settings”. Use the “Sleep Now” command.

Unplug the Apple TV power cord and wait 10 seconds. Then plug the Apple TV back in.


DNS Addresses: 

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 


Restart your Apple TV to allow the configuration to take effect.


 How to change DNS on an iPhone

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.


Step 2: Choose the network that you are using.


Step 3: In the DNS field enter the DNS Server addresses.  


DNS Addresses: 

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Step 4: Go back to Wi-Fi to save your changes.


How to change DNS on an iPad

Step 1: Go to your iPad settings. Now click on “Wi-Fi” and select the network you are connected to.


Step 2: In the DNS field enter the DNS Server address. Tap on “Wi-Fi” from the upper left corner to save your settings.


DNS Addresses: 

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 


Step 3: Go back to Wi-Fi to save your changes.


How to change DNS on an Android device

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.


Step 2: Select “Wi-Fi” and Press and hold active wireless network until a dialog pops up.


Step 3: Press on “Modify network config”


Step 4: Check “Show advanced options”


Step 5: Change “IP settings” to “Static”.


Step 6: In the “DNS 1” and “DNS 2” fields enter the DNS Server address and Press on “Save”.


DNS Addresses: 

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 


Restart your device and enjoy it.


How to change DNS on a MAG device

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.


Step 2: Now select “System Settings”.


Step 3: Now choose Network and press on "Auto (DHCP), manual DNS".



DNS Addresses: 

Cloudflare DNS: 1.0.0.1 or 1.1.1.1 

Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 

Open DNS: 208.67.222.222 or 208.67.220.220 

DNS Watch: 82.200.69.80 or 84.200.70.40 

Also, we would recommend using a VPN service, there are plenty to choose from. For Mag, you should use a VPN router box, the one we recommend is this one and also very affordable.


Restart your device and enjoy it.

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