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Does NextDNS work with router and all Mac/iOS Devices anymore

I am a paying customer and have my router setup for NextDNS to block everything on my network - porn, ads, etc.

NextDNS no longer works with the latest Mac or iOS updates.  Nothing is blocked in Safari.  NextDNS is just worthless at this point.  My router is using the custom 45.90.28.31 / 45.90.30.31 addresses.

Did I miss some significant changes that I need to make?  The whole point of using NextDNS was to enforce rules across my whole network on all devices to block porn, hate groups, and ads for kids.

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    • iOS Developer
    • Rob
    • 1 mth ago
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    Still works fine for me on:

    • macOS Sonoma 14.3
    • iOS 17.3
    • iPadOS 17.3

    Does your “latest” refer to these stable versions or are you running the betas of the next release?

    • Calvin_Hobbes
    • 1 mth ago
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    No problems here.   Running the CLI on MacOS, and profile on iPadOS and iOS.

    • NextDNs
    • 1 mth ago
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    Do you have apple private relay enabled by any chance?

      • Markus_Schneider
      • 3 wk ago
      • Reported - view

       I had the same problem on iOS 17.3 and disabling private relay fixed it. So thanks for your help here 👍😀

    • starfruitman
    • 1 mth ago
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    Yes @rob those are my latest as well.  Thx.

    Yes, I had private relay enabled on my phone.  But I just turned it off, and Safari still isn't affected by NextDNS on the router.

    Is there any new tutorial on ensuring I set this up correctly?  It was fine just a few months ago.  My goal is to block ads and other crap on my entire network without having to mess with every device.

      • NextDNs
      • 1 mth ago
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      from safari on your phone, what do you get if you open https://test.nextdns.io

      • starfruitman
      • 4 wk ago
      • Reported - view

       

       

      {
      "status": "ok",
      "protocol": "DOH",
      "profile": "fp072a2026d76185a1",
      "client": "71.238.93.26",
      "srcIP": "71.238.93.26",
      "destIP": "8.39.235.108",
      "anycast": false,
      "server": "tier-pdx-1",
      "clientName": "nextdns-mac",
      "deviceName": "B MBP14",
      "deviceID": "ZOB6B",
      "deviceModel": "Apple MacBookPro18,3"
      } (empty)

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