Although the internet has transitioned to the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) to secure the communication when using the web, the Domain Name System (DNS) queries to resolve domain names to IP addresses are still send in plane text. To increase online privacy and security, operating systems and web browsers are now adopting a new protocol known as DNS over HTTPS, which has been designed to encrypt DNS queries using the existing HTTPS protocol to prevent attacks and malicious individuals from snooping. If you use the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, you can now enable a feature to encrypt domain resolutions for a more secure browsing experience. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to encrypt your DNS traffic using the HTTPS protocol on the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge.

Enable DNS over HTTPS (DoH) on Edge

To enable DNS over HTTPs on Microsoft Edge, use the following steps: Once you complete the steps, the DNS traffic generated by the browser will be sent encrypted using the HTTPS protocol to improve your online privacy. Microsoft Edge enable DoH If you’re using Google Chrome, you can enable DoH using these instructions, and if you’re using Mozilla Firefox, you can use these steps. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.