Google Play updates

#1

For everyone here - I noticed that my PiHole was blocking the updates on my Android phones.
To fix it, I had to whitelist this:

android.clients.google.com

I wonder if there is something similar for iPhones?

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#2

And for the Motorola phone (G4 Plus) system update this needs to be whitelisted:

appspot-preview.l.google.com

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#3

I only have appleid.apple.com, c.apple.com and itunes.apple.com on my whitelist regarding Apple domains. macos, ios, tvos updates, app store and OTA firmware updates just work fine, nothing blocked.

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#4

We also have a list of commonly whitelisted domains:

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#5

I’m scared to edit that :wink: :
"Anybody can edit it to provide useful tips for whitelisting. Editing abuse may result in a ban from the forums! "

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#6

You don’t have to be scared. Feel free to add your finding to the list.

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#7

Hi Everybody,
i have Android-Update Issues in GooglePlayStore. I already whitelistet
clients1.google.com to clients6.google.com
and android.clients.google.com
I also flushed DNS resolver and restarted PiHole, but I still can not update my Apps in the PlayStore. Any hints? What can I do to update my Apps flawlessly again?
Did I missed something? Did I have to restart something else?

I didn’t had this issues when I started with the previous version of PiHole. It started after the last update to v4.2.2.

I use the debian version of Pi Hole in a VM on my QNAP NAS

Thanks for your Help in Advance.
JamFX

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#8

Do you see other/further blocked domains (whatever.google.com) in the Query Log of Pi-hole?

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#9

Hi Mibre,
thank you for your reply. No, no other domains where red in my QueryLog. None of them is google-Related. Some from my Alexa are red, but all others are green.
By the way: I use:

46.182.19.48#53
and

194.150.168.168#53
as DNS Servers

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#10

Hi Guys,
ok, finally I only had to wait some hours. Now it is working. I added:
clients1 . google.com
clients2 . google.com
android.clients.google.com
appspot-preview.l.google.com

So everything is fine for me now.

What can I do to refresh the whitelist faster?

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