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How to Access Blockchain Domains in a Browser

Are you unable to access blockchain domains with .crypto, .blockchain, .wallet, etc.? like extensions in your browser? We have a solution for you to get easy access to it. In this guide, we will show you how you can access blockchain domains in different browsers.

We are living in the era of the blockchain revolution where traditional currencies are being challenged by bitcoin, dogecoins, etc. Similarly, crypto or blockchain domains are gaining popularity because they do not operate according to guidelines or are not managed by ICANN. These are alternative roots to the current DNS that may be blocked or removed by government authorities. Blockchain domains are not bad. They are not regulated like traditional domains. For this reason, they are not available in all browsers. Let’s see how you can access it in different browsers.

How to Access Blockchain Domains in a Browser

If you use the Braver browser or the Opera browser for normal web browsing, you can easily access blockchain domains from these two browsers. They support blockchain networks and their protocols. You don’t have to do anything other than update your Brave or Opera browser to the latest versions.

If you are using Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, this guide will show you how to access blockchain or crypto domains.

How to Access Blockchain Domains in Microsoft Edge

To access blockchain domains on Edge-

  • Click on the three-dot menu on the toolbar.
  • Select Settings from the menu
  • Click “Privacy, Research & Services” in the sidebar.
  • Check the box next to “Select a service provider” in the “Security” section.
  • Copy and paste https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns-query into the text box.
  • Close settings.
  • Let’s dive into the details of the process.

    Open Microsoft Edge, click the three-dot button on the toolbar, and choose Settings from the options.

    Then click “Privacy, search and services” in the left pane of the Edge settings page.

    Privacy, search and border services

    Scroll down to the “Security” section and check the radio button next to “Select Service Provider” and copy/paste the link below into the text box.

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    https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns request

    Custom Service Provider in Edge

    Close the settings to save your changes and you are now ready to access blockchain domains in Edge.

    How to Access Blockchain Domains in Google Chrome

    To be able to access blockchain domains in Google Chrome,

  • Open the settings page using the button with three dots on the toolbar.
  • Select Privacy & Security
  • Click Security
  • Check the “With custom” box in the “Advanced” section and copy/paste the URL.
  • Let’s see the process in detail

    Open Google Chrom, click on the three dots button on the toolbar and select “Settings” from the options. Then click “Privacy and Security” in the sidebar of the settings page.

    Privacy and Security in Chrome Settings

    Then, in the “Privacy and Security” section, select “Security” to access the browser’s security settings.

    Security in Chrome settings

    On the security settings page, scroll down and check the button next to “Custom” in the “Advanced” section and copy/paste the URL below into the text field.

    https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns request

    Custom DNS for Chromium

    Close the settings to save them. Now you can access blockchain domains from Google Chrome.

    How to Access Blockchain Domains in Mozilla Firefox

    To access blockchain domains in Firefox-

  • Go to the hamburger menu settings page
  • Select General on the settings page.
  • Scroll down and click Settings under Network Settings.
  • Check the box next to Enable DNS over HTTPS.
  • Change usage provider to custom
  • Copy/paste URL
  • Click OK to save changes
  • Let’s dive into the details of the process.

    Click on the hamburger menu in the Firefox toolbar and select “Preferences” from the options. On the settings page, the General tab is selected by default.

    General settings in Firefox

    Scroll down under General Settings to find Network Settings. Click “Settings” to access network settings.

    Network settings in Firefox

    The network settings pop-up window will appear. Scroll down and check “Enable DNS over HTTPS” and change “Use provider” to “Custom” using the dropdown arrow. Then copy/paste the URL below next to “Custom” into the text field and click OK.

    https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns request

    Enable DNS over HTTPS in Firefox

    Now you can also access blockchain domains in Firefox.

    Accessing the blockchain or crypto domains is a simple process if we change the DNS to our own DNS and copy/paste the link.

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