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Topic # 206127 10-Dec-2016 18:53
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I find myself needing to change DNS servers from time to time on my unrooted Android 6.0 Tablet.


I tried doing this just through settings but I keep getting "Unfortunately Settings app has stopped" before I can apply any changes.


I see in Play Store that there are apps for doing this and I downloaded one which worked first time I used it, but now it is asking me to do ratings before letting me use it again.


I object to this type of behaviour.


I am happy to pay for an provided that app is ad free and does its job without being obnoxious.


So I was wondering if anyone here is using such an app, free or paid, that they are happy to recommend.

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  Reply # 1685899 10-Dec-2016 21:24
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Hi. Don't know of anything specific for DNS, but there are many other device automation apps.



Have you looked at IFTTT or MacroDroid?


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  Reply # 1691312 16-Dec-2016 23:21
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I've heard good reviews about Pepe DNS Changer. I haven't tried it myself though since I use Override DNS - it can automatically update the DNS whenever the network changes, but it requires root. Pepe however works fine without root, but is quite basic.

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