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DNS services for your home or small business.

The easiest way to make your internet faster, safer, and more reliable.

OpenDNS settings apply to every device — laptops, smartphones, tablets, DVRs, game consoles, TVs, literally anything that connects to the internet from your home network. Not to mention, we’re one of the world’s leading DNS service providers, meaning you’ll experience faster internet speeds as well. Reliable & fast – what’s better than that?


What Customers Are Saying

“I set it up in minutes, and it was instantly protecting all of the computers in our home. OpenDNS is a great asset for keeping my family safe online.”

— Jeff

“Whether it’s my wife or people who come to visit, I like knowing that people who use my Internet access are less likely to be subject to phishing and fraud. I’ve also set it up for my parents for the same reason.”


“I’m very thankful for OpenDNS’s anti-phishing feature, as it has saved my wife, my kids and I from going to harmful sites. It gives me peace-of-mind that my family is safe on the Internet.”


Benefit Matrix

OpenDNS Family Shield OpenDNS Home
Faster, more reliable home Internet
Built-in protection for malicious phishing
Parental controls that protect every device in your home, instantly
Customizable content filtering Pre-configured to block adult content
Free email support
Price Free Free

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