Recreation Time

Introducing Recreation Time โ€” only allow some websites, apps and games during a specific time period each day of the week.

E.g., only allow Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Fortnite on Wednesdays and Fridays between 6:30pm and 8pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays between 1pm and 8pm.


๐Ÿ’ก Available in the Parental Control section on

New Location: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin, Ireland

Logs Streaming

Display the queries as they are made.

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๐Ÿ’ก Turn on by clicking the streaming button in the Logs on

New storage location for logs: ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

Following latest Brexit developments โ€” and because data residency matters โ€” we have added a new storage location for Logs & Analytics: ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom.

Other options are ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บEuropean Union and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland.

๐Ÿ’ก Available in Settings โ†’ Logs โ†’ Storage Location on

Apple Configuration Profile Generator

Enable NextDNS natively on Apple devices using the new system Encrypted DNS feature โ€” without the need for an app.

Works on iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14 and macOS Big Sur.

Available at


4 New Locations in Europe

  • Klagenfurt, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria
  • Copenhagen, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark
  • Marseille, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France
  • Belgrade, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia

New Location: ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico City, Mexico

NextDNS CLI for Unifi Dream Machine (UDM)

The new version of the NextDNS CLI (1.8) now supports the Unifi Dream Machine (standard and pro) routers.

Check the wiki page for installation instruction.

5 New Locations in South America

  • Bogotรก, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia
  • Buenos Aires, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina
  • Lima, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru
  • Rio de Janeiro, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil
  • Santiago, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile

CNAME Flattening

Prevent CNAME-chasing resolvers from making unnecessary queries and pollute the logs with intermediate domains. Recommended for macOS, iOS and when running unbound.

Note: your router may be using unbound as resolver without making it obvious.


๐Ÿ’ก Enable in Settings โ†’ Performance on