iPad and DNS

Discussion in 'iPad' started by eurobum, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. eurobum macrumors member

    Feb 4, 2012
    Hello all.

    I'm no networking expert, but I managed, on my Mac Pro, to use Google Open DNS in my router/internet settings, so I can access sites that are normally blocked by my ISP.

    Is this possible on the iPad for the cellular data plan I have?
  2. Menel macrumors 603


    Aug 4, 2011
    You can configure DNS for wifi networks.

    You cannot for cellular networks. Unless... *maybe* if you jailbreak.
  3. RobesNo1 macrumors regular

    Nov 10, 2009
    Which sites would be blocked by both your home ISP and a Cellular based ISP!? :eek: Me thinks that a tad dodgy.....

    In any event you could set up a VPN connection on your iPad but most of these (if not all) come with a monthly fee of some sort.

    Alternativly if you were using your iPhone as a Personal Hotspot then you could configure the wireless connection on your iPad with a different DNS server.

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