The WAN port in a router is responsible for providing the internet connection to it, whereas the WAN DNS is for the router guidance and not for the client devices. Generally, the router sends the DNS requests to the Internet Service Provider (ISP), but you can change the DNS as Google (188.8.131.52). Depending on the WAN connection of the router, the router configuration varies. Read more to know about the Wan Dns Setting Asus router.
For ASUS RT-AC68U router:
Connect a computer to the router and open a web browser.
Input the IP address of the router in the address bar and press Enter.
If you cannot find the IP address, enter the router login URL and hit Enter.
- Wan Dns Setting Asus router.Once the router login page opens up, enter the username and password of the router to access the router configuration page ie,
The default username and password for the ASUS router are “admin” and this can be seen on the label at the bottom of the router as well.
Under Advanced Settings in the left pane, select the WAN menu and then move to the right pane.
Find the Connect to DNS Server automatically menu and click the No option next to the menu.
Following that, the DNS Server 1 and DNS Server 2 fields will appear in the window.
Set the DNS for any one server and scroll down to the bottom of the page, click the Apply button to save the router settings.