How to Block Google DNS on Asus Router

  1. Make sure your DNS is set to the and Follow the Asus guide here if you are in doubt
  2. Under Advanced Settings click the LAN link
  3. Note down the IP of the router (probably and then click
    the Route tab
  4. Under Enable Static Routes, toggle Yes
  5. Under Static Route list, enter as Network/Host IP
  6. Enter as the Netmask
  7. Enter the router IP you noted down in step 3 as the Gateway
  8. Set Metric to 2 and leave the interface set to LAN
  9. Click the plus sign (+) to add the static route and then click apply
    - once finished your setup should look like this (your Gateway might differ)
  10. Please repeat for the IP


First step of troubleshooting should always be to restart device(s) and router. Then check your setup status in your SmartDNS dashboard

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