What Is Videotron DNS Server?
Videotron DNS Server is a crucial component of the Videotron internet service. DNS, which stands for Domain Name System, is responsible for translating domain names into IP addresses.
This translation allows users to access websites and other online services by typing in easy-to-remember domain names instead of complex IP addresses. Videotron provides its own DNS server to ensure seamless browsing experience for its customers.
Why Use Videotron DNS Server?
By default, your devices are configured to use the DNS server provided by your internet service provider (ISP). In the case of Videotron customers, using the Videotron DNS server offers several advantages.
- Faster Browsing: The Videotron DNS server is optimized to provide faster response times, resulting in quicker website loading speeds. This can significantly improve your overall browsing experience.
- Enhanced Security: The Videotron DNS server includes built-in security features that help protect you from various online threats such as phishing attacks and malware.
- Reliability: By using the DNS server provided by your ISP, you can ensure consistent and reliable access to websites and other online services.
How to Set Up Videotron DNS Server?
Setting up the Videotron DNS server on your devices is a straightforward process.
- Open the Control Panel on your Windows computer.
- Select “Network and Internet” followed by “Network and Sharing Center. “
- In the left-hand menu, click on “Change adapter settings.
- Right-click on your active network connection and choose “Properties. “
- In the properties window, select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click on the “Properties” button.
- Choose the option to “Use the following DNS server addresses. “
- Enter the Videotron DNS server addresses:
- Preferred DNS server: 220.127.116.11
- Alternate DNS server: 205.22.222
- Click on the Apple menu and select “System Preferences.”
- Select “Network.”
- Select your active network connection from the left-hand menu.
- Click on the “Advanced” button at the bottom right corner.
- In the new window, navigate to the “DNS” tab.
- Add the Videotron DNS server addresses by clicking on the “+” button:
- Videotron DNS Server 1: 205.11
- Videotron DNS Server 2: 205.222
Once you have entered the Videotron DNS server addresses, click on “OK,” and then close any remaining windows.
Videotron DNS Server is a reliable and efficient option provided by Videotron for its customers to enhance their browsing experience. By using this dedicated DNS server, you can enjoy faster website loading speeds, improved security, and overall reliability while accessing online services.
Note: It’s always a good practice to periodically check with your ISP for any updates or changes to their recommended DNS settings.