How do I reset DNS settings on MacOS X?


Instructions for re-setting DNS settings on MacOS X. 


1. Click on the 'Apple menu' icon in the top left-hand corner.

2. Click 'System Preferences'.

3. Click the 'Network' icon.

4. From the list on the left hand side, select 'Built-in Ethernet' or 'Wireless' depending on the network connection you are using.

5. In the 'Configure' field select 'Using DHCP'.

6. Click on the 'Advanced' button.

7. Click on the 'DNS' Tab.

8. Check to see if there are any 'DNS server addresses' that have been manually entered. (Manually entered addresses are in black text and automatic addresses are in gray.) If you do have any manually entered addresses, remove them by clicking on them and then clicking on the minus sign (-) at the bottom.


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