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How to change DNS Settings on iOS?

Lightspeed is a cloud-based Point of Sale which means that it requires the internet to perform a variety of functions.

There may be some cases where you experience issues with some core Lightspeed features like;

  • Lightspeed shows a red WiFi symbol on the POS
  • Some payments from Integrated Payments are not completing on POS
  • Some Online Ordering transactions are failing, particularly when using PassThruPrinting

One of the areas that can help with this is the DNS Settings on your device

How do I change the DNS Setting?

Enter the Settings app on your iOS device.

1. Tap on Wi-Fi.

2. Tap on “i” next to the connected Wi-Fi name or any other Wi-Fi.
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3. Tap on Configure DNS.

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4. Tap on ManualAdd Server.

5. Next, type the DNS server address (9.9.9.9)

6. Finally, tap on Save.

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Note: This changed DNS will keep working even if you temporarily disconnect from this Wi-Fi network and reconnect. But, if you forget this network, it will set the DNS back to it's default settings. 

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