How to use Blokada Cloud with Windows?

The way to use Blokada with windows has traditionally been with WireGuard, which requires a Blokada Plus subscription. But there is another way to use it, only requiring the Blokada Cloud plan.

How to set Blokada Cloud on Windows?

  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. Click on Network and Internet.
  3. Click on Network and Sharing Center.
  4. Click the Change adapter settings option in the left pane.
  5. Right-click the active network interface and select the Properties option.
  6. Select and check the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option.
  7. Click the Properties button.
  8. Select the Use the following DNS server addresses option.
  9. Use these settings:

Preferred DNS: 34.117.212.222

Secondary DNS: none or same as above

How to configure DoH on Windows?

First you need to go to app.blokada.org β†’ Blokada Cloud β†’ Setup β†’ on the device selection select: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Brave β†’ Copy the hostname (DoH Template)

On your windows settings, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Go to Networks & Internet
  2. Click on Wi-Fi
  3. Navigate to Hardware Properties
  4. Look for DNS server assignment and click on Edit
  5. Change your DNS over HTTPS settings to β€œon (Manual Template)”
  6. Paste the DoH template you got from app.blokada.org

Feel free to comment to let us know in the comments if these settings work for you

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If I have the option to set preferred DNS settings in my router, will this work there as well? If so, that might be better than setting it on each individual laptop in the house. Desktops too.

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Blokada doesn’t support clear text DNS only DoH or DoT, so it will most likely not work on your wifi.

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