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How-to Block a website or a web page on your iPhone - iPad

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Alex Dmitri, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. Alex Dmitri

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    Children can use your iPhone or iPad. It is however possible to prevent them from accessing specific websites, ie adult pages in Safari. If you want them to browse a list of permitted websites, this is also possible with Apple. You'll find everything you need in Settings and Restrictions.

    Here's how to manage parental controls:

    How to make a blacklist of content or specific sites in Safari?

    To prevent children from accessing adult sites, you can use automatic settings and the blacklist feature. To do this:

    1. Launch the Settings application.
    2. Press General.
    3. Select Restrictions.
    4. Tap Enable Restrictions. If you have already done so, go to step 6.
    5. Type your secret password (4 digits)
    6. Confirm the password
    7. Tap the websites in Authorized Content
    8. Tap on Limit Content for adults in the Permitted Websites section
    9. Select Add a website in never allow
    10. Enter the URL to block in the field
    11. Click Finish

    must repeat the same process for each site you want to block. Note that mobile sites will have to be blocked separately from sites on the Web as the case of www.youtube.com , m.youtube.com.

    If a blocked site still opens, copy the URL to the Safari address bar and paste it into the restrictions.



    How to block everything and use a Whitelist?

    You can completely block all access except for specific sites.

    1. Launch the Settings application
    2. Enter General
    3. Then Restrictions
    4. Click Enable Restrictions
    5. Insert your secret (6-digit)
    password
    6. Retype the password to confirm
    7. Press Websites under
    Authorized Content
    8. Click on Some Web Sites only
    9. Select Add Web Site
    10. Enter the URL of the site you want to authorize
    11. And, Done

    As with the Black List, you also need to add mobile versions sites.