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Belkin Router Setup for Smart DNS Proxy
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It’s only necessary to set up Smart DNS Proxy one time in order to use it. After you set up Smart DNS proxy, you don’t have to follow these steps. Your connection will automatically use the correct DNS settings.

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It’s very simple to set up Smart DNS Proxy with most routers and modems. You can set your preferred DNS to use Privado’s DNS proxy IP addresses, then it’ll be ready to go.

1. Go to your router Admin Panel. 

Open a web browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Safari and go to the Belkin router admin page. You will need to know the IP address of the router, but it is likely “”, however, if this doesn’t work, check your manual to see if there is an alternative.




2. Login to your router Admin Panel.

Your default username will be “admin” and your default password will remain blank. Keep in mind that the username is all lower case. Be sure to change your router password when you get into the admin panel so that other people won’t be able to access your router settings.

When you find and enter the correct credentials, you’ll be in the router dashboard.




3. Open the WAN menu, then select DNS.





4. Change the Primary and Secondary DNS.

Set Primary and Secondary DNS to the following:






5. Click the Apply Settings button.




6. Click Apply Settings





7. Restart your Router.

We recommend that you restart your router whenever you make any settings changes. Many routers will automatically restart when you save new settings, but just in case it’s a good idea to manually restart anyway.

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