Is Google Public DNS (8.8.8.8) Down?

Is Google Public DNS (8.8.8.8) not working for everyone right now? Get current Google Public DNS (8.8.8.8) outages, status, timeouts and issue reports today.

  
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Google Public DNS is a Domain Name System service offered to Internet users worldwide by Google
https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/


Google Public DNS outage report graph

This chart above shows error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

Google Public DNS website request errors

This graph shows Google Public DNS errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for Google Public DNS and errors for their site.



More about Google Public DNS service

Google Public DNS is a Domain Name System service offered to Internet users worldwide by Google. It functions as a recursive name server. Google Public DNS was announced on 3 December 2009, in an effort described as "making the web faster and more secure". As of 2018, it is the largest public DNS service in the world, handling over a trillion queries per day. Google Public DNS is not related to Google Cloud DNS, which is a DNS hosting service.



Social Comments for Google Public DNS
@Pumo_Torbernite on 2022-02-19 20:27:57+00
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What should I do if Google Public DNS is unavailable?
If Google Public DNS is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Refresh
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Google Public DNS is blocked
Access to Google Public DNS may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Google Public DNS.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Google Public DNS again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Google Public DNS site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing Google Public DNS, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Google Public DNS