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How to Fix Reliance JioFi DNS Issues

Reliance Jio 4G is one of the leading Mobile Internet Providers in India. Reliance WiFi hotspot called JioFi can share 4G data connection among up to 32 devices. However, just like every Internet Service Providers, Reliance Jio 4G is too not free from default DNS server issues. A faulty JioFi DNS server can make your Internet connection slower or even block many websites. By solving JioFi hotspot DNS issues, we can have a hassle free browsing experience. This article teaches you how to fix JioFi DNS issues.

How to Check If JioFi DNS Server is Fine?

Let me explain how to find out whether JioFi DNS server is down or not. If your device having JioFi connection cannot access a website by typing the URL but can connect with the website IP address, is due to faulty Jio DNS Server. A simple example can explain this concept clearly. Consider a situation where you are browsing on a PC connected to the Internet with JioFi Hotspot WiFi.

Consider you have trouble accessing this blog by typing https://www.corenetworkz.com on the address bar of your browser. But by typing the IP address of https://www.corenetworkz.com on your chrome browser, you can view this blog.

This situation is due to the inability of JioFi default DNS Server to convert the domain name to the respective IP address. By changing Reliance Jio DNS server with another efficient Domain Name Server, you can fix this issue forever.

How to Change Default Reliance JioFi Hotspot DNS Server

Are you trying to find out how to change Reliance Domain Name Server by login to the Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Google or Open DNS? Jio WiFi Router GUI does not provide a straight method to change the DNS information.

JioFi Portable 4G Wifi Router Domain Name Server Number

It is strange that, after login to the Jio Dongle setup page, you don't find any method to alter the Domain Name Server details. The below Guide explains how to do it on various Windows devices.

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If you are using Windows 10, you can change it on your computer by following the instructions given below.
  1. Type Control Panel on Windows Search

  2. Select View by  Large Icons from the drop-down menu

  3. Click on Network and Sharing Center

  4. Click on the Wi-Fi connection

  5. Click on Properties button

  6. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click on Properties button

  7. Select the radio button Use the Following DNS Server Addresses
    Assign Google DNS Server to Jio Portable 4G Wifi Router
  8. Type
    • Preferred DNS Server: 8.8.8.8
    • Alternate DNS Server: 8.8.4.4

  9. Click OK button and Reboot your PC

After your computer is rebooted, your PC will use the Google DNS Server details instead of nonresponding Jio 4G Domain Name Server. You will never face any error messages like "DNS_Probe_Finished_No_Internet error" or "DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN" while browsing through Jio 4G WiFi network.

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Though you cannot change Domain Name Server details through WiFi Hotspot GUI, you can change it via the Windows control panel.

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