How to Set Up Belkin Router with KeepSolid SmartDNS?

Important notes before you change DNS settings for Belkin Router

  • Your router model may have a different interface. Ensure that your device is running the most up-to-date firmware.
  • Whenever your IP changes, our service will stop working for you. To avoid this, make sure to update your IP address via your User Office or KeepSolid SmartDNS app. 
  • Before you start making any changes on your Belkin Router, you should save your original DNS settings for future reference. You’ll need them in case you want to switch back to the original settings. 
  • In case you want to enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows on Google Chromecast or Roku TV via your Belkin Router, you also need to make some changes via your router settings and block Google DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4).

How to change DNS on Belkin Router

1. Firstly, you should go to the Belkin Router Admin Panel. To do this, you can just type http://192.168.2.1 to the browser address bar. In case if you still can’t access Belkin Router Admin Panel, you can also enter http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1

2. Then you should enter the credentials for Belkin Router Admin Panel. To find the correct info of your default credentials, you can check out your manual handbook or your router box for. 

3. In the Internet WAN section, you should choose DNS.

4. In case it asks you for a password, you should fill in the password of your Belkin Router. Or you can try to leave it blank and click Submit if you haven’t changed the password before. 

5. Now you should uncheck Automatic from ISP and enter the Belkin Router primary and secondary DNS servers: 

62.210.136.158 - EU DNS

69.162.67.202 - US DNS

Note: You should use the closest server to your real location as the primary DNS server and the second closest server as the secondary ones for Belkin Router.

6. Click Apply Changes.

7. Restart your Belkin Router.

How to block Google DNS on Belkin Router

In case if you want to enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows on Google Chromecast or Roku TV via your Belkin Router, you also need to make some changes via your router settings and block Google DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4).

1. Firstly, you should go to http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.2.1

2. Now you should fill in the default username and password admin/admin

3. In the new window, you should choose Static Route that can be found under LAN Setup.

Note: If there are no Static Route option, you don’t need to block Google DNS on your Belkin Router.

4. Then fill in the following fields:

Network Address - 8.8.8.8

Subnet Mask - 255.255.255.255

Gateway - 127.0.0.1 or 192.168.0.100 (or another valid IP from your network)

5. Press Add.

6. After that, you should repeat these steps for your secondary Google DNS (8.8.4.4).

7. Restart your Belkin Router.

That’s it! Now you know how to manually change DNS on Belkin Router and how to block Google DNS if necessary. Setup Belkin Router configuration and watch Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Rai.TV, BBC iPlayer and many other services from anywhere in the world. 

If you have any questions about KeepSolid SmartDNS, please contact our customer support team any time via [email protected]. We are available 24/7.