Internet provider Ziggo for the second night in a row plagued by a failure . The provider is struggling with DNS problems, allowing customers to surf hard and apps unusable. The good news is that you yourself can do something about it.
The DNS servers are attacked and Ziggo are down, but you do not obliged to use it. Ask other DNS servers, and you can surf again and use apps. We explain it step by step.
What is DNS?
DNS Servers are the phonebook of the Internet and make the translation of domain name (eg: onemorething.nl) to the underlying IP address (eg 126.96.36.199). Many companies like Google have their own DNS servers that can use everyone. Set it and you’re back online.
DNS change to iPhone / iPad
- Go to Settings.
- Tap the Wi-Fi .
- Tap the info icon behind the network you connected to it are
- Scroll down and remove all the numbers that are in the DNS field
- Type in the field:.. 188.8.131.52 and press again
- . You now uses the DNS of Google and are back online.
DNS change to Mac
- Go to System Preferences
- Click Network
- down Click on the Advanced button
- Go to the DNS
- down Click on the + icon and type in the field: 184.108.40.206
- Press OK, Apply and close the window. You’re online via the DNS from Google
Following the failure
your failure is over, you the same way again restore the DNS settings for the servers of Ziggo. These are automatically put off when you manually entered address. Rather not Google? You can also use OpenDNS (220.127.116.11).