OpenDNS is the easiest way to make your internet activity safer, faster and more reliable. Protect your laptops, smartphones, tablets, DVRs, game consoles, TVs, literally anything that connects to the internet. OpenDNS is the worldâ€™s leading DNS service, meaning youâ€™ll see noticeably faster internet speeds as well. Even if you do not know your way around a computer Open DNS provides easy to understand instructions for virtually any device you need to setup. Use of a Private TunnelÂ (Virtual Private Network) will add even more protection to keep prying eyes from stealing your passwords, usernames and Credit Card Numbers.
OpenDNS Family Shield is aÂ Pre-configured free service to block adult content on your devices – Nothing to install, just set it and forget it!
When following the device instructions, be sure to use theÂ FamilyShield nameservers.
The FamilyShield nameservers are:
QuickÂ Setup – PC
QuickÂ Setup – Mac
Test Your Settings:
Test OpenDNS AntiPhishing functionsÂ www.internetbadguys.com
If Settings do not work do this:
- Clear your browser History and Cache
- Flush your computers DNS Cache
- Window 7+: Click â€œStartâ€ and type the word â€œCommandâ€ in the Start search field. …
- In the open prompt, type â€œipconfig /flushdnsâ€ (without the quotes).
- Restart your Computer and test again.
If you needÂ Customized Control sign up for theÂ FreeÂ OpenDNS Home. This gives yo an online dashboard, where you can have more robust settings.Â With over 50 customizable filtering categories, OpenDNS Web content filtering keeps parents in control of what websites children visit at home.Â OpenDNS blocks phishing websites that try to steal your identity and login information by pretending to be a legitimate website.Â Over 30,000,000 homes, schools, and businesses of all sizes rely on OpenDNS for a better Internet.