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How to use DNS 1.1.1.1 Cloudflare on Android phone or iPhone | Productivity

CloudFlare launched 1.1.1.1, a free application that facilitates the use of DNS on mobile phones this Sunday (11). The idea is to increase the speed of the Internet and keep the connection protected from invasions, for example. Available for Android phones and iPhone (iOS), the tool can be configured in a few steps and does not require any type of registration, in addition to avoiding the need for manual adjustment by interested parties. The company guarantees not to collect any personal data and promises to speed up the loading of websites, with twice the speed of Google's DNS.

DNS (Domain Name System or system of domain names, in free translation) the bridge responsible for translating the IP numbers of the sites into more friendly addresses, such as the IP "186.192.90.5" at "www.globo.com". This service is provided by Internet operators and each company has its own server, but they are not always good they can fail and prevent access to websites or be slow, in addition to collecting data. The solution, in this case, is to use a reliable alternative such as CloudFlare.

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Cloudflare DNS promises faster and safer connection on the web Photo: Thssius Veloso / TechTudoCloudflare DNS promises faster and safer connection on the web Photo: Thssius Veloso / TechTudo

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Using CloudFlare DNS app on mobile

In the following tutorial, check out how to set up the CloudFlare app on your Android phone. The procedure was carried out on a Moto E4 with version 7.1.1 Nougat of the system. The instructions also apply to other devices with Google's operating system.

Step 1. Install the 1.1.1.1 app on your phone. When opening for the first time, slide the screen to the left and click on "Install VPN profile";

Initial configuration of the 1.1.1.1 application for Android Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraInitial configuration of the 1.1.1.1 application for Android Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Initial configuration of the 1.1.1.1 application for Android Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Tap "OK" to confirm the installation and then go to "Done";

Install the VPN profile on your Android phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraInstall the VPN profile on your Android phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Install the VPN profile on your Android phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Then, to activate CloudFlare's DNS, simply press the button that appears in the center of the screen. When connected, you will see the icon of a right Wi-Fi key, which indicates protected connection.

Enabling CloudFlare VPN Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraEnabling CloudFlare VPN Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Enabling CloudFlare VPN Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

In the steps below, see how to set up the CloudFlare app on your iPhone. The procedure was performed on an iPhone 5C with iOS 10, but the tips apply to any model of Apple phone.

Step 1. Install the 1.1.1.1 app on your phone. When opening it for the first time, touch "Next" and "Done";

Initial configuration of the 1.1.1.1 application for iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraInitial configuration of the 1.1.1.1 application for iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Initial configuration of the 1.1.1.1 application for iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Now, touch the button that appears in the center of the screen. Confirm the installation of the VPN profile by touching "Allow";

Install the VPN profile on your iOS operating system phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraInstall the VPN profile on your iOS operating system phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Install the VPN profile on your iOS operating system phone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Finally, confirm your iPhone lock password. When connected, you will see the indication "VPN" in the top bar, which indicates that the connection is secure.

Activate CloudFlare VPN on iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraActivate CloudFlare VPN on iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Activate CloudFlare VPN on iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready. Take advantage of the tip and activate the CloudFlare DNS 1.1.1.1 application whenever you want to browse with more speed and privacy.

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