Dynamic DNS for Android

Pre-configuration requirements

Navigate to the zone you wish to connect with Dynamic URL. Find or create an A or AAAA record, that is going to be dynamically updated, and click on the arrows icon (Active Dynamic URL). Then, click on Activate it button and a new window will appear, with example scripts, used for record update. Depending on the record type, A or AAAA, copy the first example, which looks like this:



Note: These are sample URL's. You should use the URL's from your own records.

Configruation using Cronjob

In order to configure dynamic DNS for Android, first you need to download Cronjobs - web cron. Then follow these simple steps:

1. Open the app and click on the add button (plus icon bottom right).

2. Choose Standard mode to create a New Cronjob.

3. Configure the settings. They should look like this:

Name: <User's preference>
URL: Put the Active Dynamic URL from the A or AAAA records
Time Interval (minutes): 60
Time-out (seconds): 10

4. Click on ADD EVENT to finish.

Last modified: 2021-07-05
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