Yes, using Smart DNS services is completely legal.
There is nothing illegal about changing your DNS server addresses. Moreover, Google offers its own DNS server addresses. Thus, you wouldn’t worry. Note, that criminal online activities are illegal whatever you are browsing the web with or without Smart DNS.
Does KeepSolid SmartDNS hide my IP?
Yes, SmartDNS obfuscates your actual IP address and hides your real geographical location.
Does KeepSolid SmartDNS encrypt my connection?
No. SmartDNS reroutes your web traffic via our DNS servers without encrypting it. Thus, your internet connection speed doesn’t slow down.
How does KeepSolid SmartDNS work?
SmartDNS is based on the Domain Name Server technology. It obfuscates your actual IP address, changes the DNS address of your device, and reroutes both your incoming and outgoing web traffic through our dedicated DNS servers.
Thus, your geographical location is hidden. So, you can easily access previously blocked video content.
Does KeepSolid SmartDNS work on all devices?
Our application is compatible with the 4 most popular platforms: iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows. To download our SmartDNS app on your device follow this link.
If you want to use our service without the application installation or if our app isn’t compatible with your device, you can set it up manually. To do this, check our step-by-step guides on how to use SmartDNS on routers, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and media players.
Can I use Smart DNS and VPN (or Proxy) simultaneously?
You cannot use both the VPN or Proxy services and our SmartDNS application at the same time as there’s a good chance they will conflict with each other.
Does KeepSolid SmartDNS work in China, UAE, Middle East?
You can freely use our SmartDNS app in these countries. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee that the service will work smoothly in UAE, China, and some other countries that restrict SmartDNS and VPN usage.
How much speed loss can I expect with KeepSolid SmartDNS?
SmartDNS does not decrease the connection speed for any of our users for any reason. Using our app you can enjoy your original day to day internet connection speed while browsing the web, streaming videos, whatever.
Why should I use the KeepSolid SmartDNS application?
SmartDNS provides two major benefits:
Firstly, it allows you to access websites and online services that were previously unavailable due to the geographical restrictions or content censorship.
Secondly, since SmartDNS reroutes only a part of your internet traffic through the dedicated DNS servers, you can enjoy your original connection speed.
How to configure the auto IP update using the manual settings?
Unfortunately, the automatic IP update option is available only in the application. When using SmartDNS without the app installation, you should manually manage your IP address in your User Office.
What are the differences between SmartDNS and VPN? Proxy?
The main purpose of SmartDNS is to help you overcome geographical restrictions. To provide you with free and unlimited access to the blocked online content, our service reroutes a part of your web traffic via over DNS servers. Otherwise, both VPN applications and Proxy services transmit all internet traffic of your device through their virtual servers.
Also, SmartDNS service doesn’t encrypt your web traffic and thus doesn’t slow down your connection speed. Proxy services don’t scramble all your internet traffic as well, but VPN applications do.
No, for now, SmartDNS doesn’t support the IPv6 protocol. We are planning to implement IPv6 support in the next releases. Stay with us and watch for updates!
Does the US server unblock only American content?
You can unlock both the US and EU streaming services no matter what DNS server you are connected to. To get the fastest possible internet speed, we recommend you to choose the server that is located closer to your current geographical position.
Does KeepSolid SmartDNS support DoT and DoH?
For now, SmartDNS doesn’t support both the DoT and DoH protocols. Our development team is working hard to provide our customers with the DoT and DoH support. So stay tuned for our updates!
Does KeepSolid SmartDNS help to bypass transparent DNS proxy?
Without the DoT and DoH support, our SmartDNS application can't help you to bypass transparent DNS proxy.
As we are actively working to implement the DoT and DoH support, stay tuned for our updates to never miss it!
What is the difference between KeepSolid SmartDNS and its free analogs like Cloudflare or Google DNS?
With KeepSolid SmartDNS, you can access all the most popular video streaming services, like American Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now. Both the Cloudflare and Google DNS services couldn’t provide such an ability.
To top it off, SmartDNS allows you to enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows in the 4k Ultra HD without any lags or time delays.
If you have any questions or need any additional assistance, feel free to contact our customer support team via [email protected]. We are ready to assist you 24/7!