Static DNS for WiFi

Static DNS for WiFi


This app automatically configures Android device to use your preferred DNS servers (resolvers) on every wireless lan access-points (Wi-Fi AP, hotspot).
You can choice faster and secure DNS servers s.t. Google Public DNS, Comodo secure DNS, etc.

When Android device creates WiFi connection to an access-point, the AP assigns an IP address for the device and also (sometimes slow) DNS servers via DHCP, an automation protocol for network configuration. If you want to use faster DNS servers on all APs but do not want to configure static IP address manually on each AP, this app will help.

This app requests IP address assignment as usual devices, then generates static IP configuration with your preferred DNS servers with assigned IP address..
To prevent collision of IP addresses, the generated configuration will be removed after disconnect from the AP or on the lease expiration of assigned address.


== NOTICE ==
This app is provided AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTY. Please use this app AT YOUR OWN RISK.

It is NOT a VPN app. All DNS queries, that contain domain names which you are about to connect, will be sent to DNS servers in plain text without encryption.

BEFORE uninstall this app, please make sure "Static DNS" service is disabled. If you had uninstalled this app before disable it, please reinstall it and toggle Static DNS service up and down. It will clear generated settings..

This app deeply relies on undocumented Android OS behaviors and implements.
Unfortunately, some devices cannot work with this app due to luck of programmable interface to control DNS settings.
Other WiFi management apps, which also try to configure WiFi settings or reconnect to another access-points, may conflict with this app. Please send us feedback if you found such conflicts.


== Privacy Policy (in brief) ==
This app logs WiFi configurations for debugging. You can explicitly send the log from Menu -> Report Problem.
Collected information from the reports may be used for improving this app. Any personal identifiable information will not be transferred to third party.


== other notes ==
Currently this app is developed by non-native English speaker. If you have any suggestions about translation, please let me know via report template in app menu.

== Known Issues ==
If you had connected with two or more access-points which has identical SSID (name of the WiFi spot) but with different passwords, this app will try to configure older one.

Temporally dropped support for devices manufactured by "General Mobile". Please let me know if you have any source code (or its distribution point) of customized Android OS shipped with their products.

Recent changes:
2.4.2: Improved reconnection behavior.
2.4.1: Update predefined presets, notification messages.
2.4.0: Improved reconnection behavior.
2.3.2: Add new preset. Fix issues on some devices.
2.1.0: Fix for screen orientation handling, Moved server address editors to preset dialog (tap editor icon).
2.0.0: Major update, added custom DNS presets, improved stability while switching settings.
1.0.0: First release
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About Static DNS for WiFi
This app automatically configures Android device to use your preferred DNS servers (resolvers) on every wireless lan access-points (Wi-Fi AP, hotspot).
You can choice faster and secure DNS servers s.t. Google Public DNS, Comodo secure DNS, etc.

When Android device creates WiFi connection to an access-point, the AP assigns an IP address for the device and also (sometimes slow) DNS servers via DHCP, an automation protocol for network configuration. If you want to use faster DNS servers on all APs but do not want to configure static IP address manually on each AP, this app will help.

This app requests IP address assignment as usual devices, then generates static IP configuration with your preferred DNS servers with assigned IP address..
To prevent collision of IP addresses, the generated configuration will be removed after disconnect from the AP or on the lease expiration of assigned address.


== NOTICE ==
This app is provided AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTY. Please use this app AT YOUR OWN RISK.

It is NOT a VPN app. All DNS queries, that contain domain names which you are about to connect, will be sent to DNS servers in plain text without encryption.

BEFORE uninstall this app, please make sure "Static DNS" service is disabled. If you had uninstalled this app before disable it, please reinstall it and toggle Static DNS service up and down. It will clear generated settings..

This app deeply relies on undocumented Android OS behaviors and implements.
Unfortunately, some devices cannot work with this app due to luck of programmable interface to control DNS settings.
Other WiFi management apps, which also try to configure WiFi settings or reconnect to another access-points, may conflict with this app. Please send us feedback if you found such conflicts.


== Privacy Policy (in brief) ==
This app logs WiFi configurations for debugging. You can explicitly send the log from Menu -> Report Problem.
Collected information from the reports may be used for improving this app. Any personal identifiable information will not be transferred to third party.


== other notes ==
Currently this app is developed by non-native English speaker. If you have any suggestions about translation, please let me know via report template in app menu.

== Known Issues ==
If you had connected with two or more access-points which has identical SSID (name of the WiFi spot) but with different passwords, this app will try to configure older one.

Temporally dropped support for devices manufactured by "General Mobile". Please let me know if you have any source code (or its distribution point) of customized Android OS shipped with their products.

Recent changes:
2.4.2: Improved reconnection behavior.
2.4.1: Update predefined presets, notification messages.
2.4.0: Improved reconnection behavior.
2.3.2: Add new preset. Fix issues on some devices.
2.1.0: Fix for screen orientation handling, Moved server address editors to preset dialog (tap editor icon).
2.0.0: Major update, added custom DNS presets, improved stability while switching settings.
1.0.0: First release

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A Google User
Aug 12, 2014
Best one Free, fast,and no bandwidth limit...all i need in one app. Worth ten stars ^0^.
A Google User
Aug 4, 2014
Works well on android 4.4 (kitkat) and the predefined dns server list helps.
A Google User
Aug 4, 2014
Excellent trusted app I Can get use in my note 3
A Google User
Jul 29, 2014
Works on kit Kat!
A Google User
Jul 24, 2014
Awesome