Change DNS on Actiontex GT784WNV (CenturyLink)

These instructions will provide guidance on how to configure CleanBrowsing on Actiontex GT784WNV. It uses generic instructions based on when the router was last configured.

Step 1: Access the router

Log into your router’s browser-based utility by entering 192.168.0.1 or your default configuration IP into a browser.

Step 2: Navigate to Advanced Setup menu

Click on the Advanced Setup option.

Step 3: Navigate to WAN IP Settings

Click WAN IP Settings from the left menu.

Step 4: Change your DNS type.

Scroll towards the bottom and locate #3 Select the DNS type

Enter the CleanBrowsing DNS IP’s into the Primary and Secondary DNS entries.

The CleanBrowsing Family IP’s are:

  1. 185.228.169.168
  2. 185.228.168.168

Note: If you have a paid plan use the DNS IPs provided in your account.

Click Apply to save your settings

Final Step: Verify Configuration

The final step is to verify the DNS configuration is working. You can use DNS Leak Test to help with this.

You will run the Standard Test. The output should show CleanBrowsing in the response.

It is advised to take the time to flush your DNS resolver cache on your local machine and browser caches to ensure that your new DNS configuration settings take affect.It can take 10 – 15 minutes for the change to take affect, be patient. The additional time is the time required for your computer DHCP Lease to get the new DNS. If you disable your Wifi and re-enable, it will force it right away (you can also reboot the router).

If you experience issues please visit our Common Questions and Troubleshooting Guide for more help.

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