You Can Now Use Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS on Mobile

by / Tuesday, 13 November 2018 / Published in Latest News

Cloudflare has launched a mobile app for its 1.1.1.1 DNS service. This makes it easier for smartphone users (on Android and iOS) to use. Cloudflare’s DNS service, which is designed to improve privacy and performance, can also be used on your desktop.

What Is Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS Service?

In April 2018, Cloudflare launched its DNS service, catchily monikered 1.1.1.1. This is a DNS resolver that anyone can use for free. We previously detailed how to set it up on Windows and Mac, and explained how 1.1.1.1 solves some big privacy issues.

Using Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS service should help you keep your browsing habits private from your ISP and other interested parties. It should also help improve performance, allowing you to load websites faster than you can using your ISP’s default DNS server.

Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS Lands on Mobile

After a successful beta, Cloudflare has launched its 1.1.1.1 DNS service as a mobile app for Android and iOS. Cloudflare describes 1.1.1.1 as “the world’s fastest and safest DNS resolver” which is focused on a combination of privacy and performance.

Once you install 1.1.1.1 you can turn it on or off with just a few clicks. When it’s turned on your internet usage will be funnelled through a secure connection. This makes sure no one can snoop on your DNS queries, whether it’s your ISP or the government.

By making use of Cloudflare’s global network, the company claims 1.1.1.1 can improve your internet performance. Either way, 1.1.1.1 is free (for life), and Cloudflare promises to “never sell your data or use it to target ads”. Unlike some ISPs.

Download: Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 on Android | iOS (Free)

1.1.1.1 Is Another Tool to Add to Your Arsenal

Cloudflare’s app is far from the only DNS server available to use. We have previously detailed DNS servers guaranteed to improve your online safety, and explained why it’s better to use third-party DNS servers. Still, 1.1.1.1 is another tool to add to your arsenal.

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