Your child is going through a period of physical, mental and emotional changes. Just like alcohol addiction and drug abuse, your child can easily become addicted to pornography. Everything can begin with just simple curiosity.

Especially during the COVID epidemic, you cannot simply prevent your children from using the Internet for entertainment and learning, that’s why parents need to equip themselves with knowledge and soft skills to promptly and best deal with this problem.

Let’s with CyberPurify explore 5 newest ways on how to block porn on Chrome.

How to block porn on Chrome? 5 proven ways for parents

Block content on Google Chrome via Google SafeSearch

SafeSearch is one of the easiest ways to use parental controls on Google Chrome. This feature can help filter inappropriate content (e.g. 18+ adult sites, violent sites) on Chrome from your child’s search results.

While not 100% accurate, SafeSearch plays a certain role in blocking adult websites in Google Chrome for immature audiences.

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CyberPurify Porn Blocker’s AI-driven filtering solution can help parents protect their kids from harmful content, while still letting kids experience the positive benefits of the online world.

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Firefox

Safari

Edge

Steps

For computers:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Go to Search Settings
  3. Click on the box Turn on SafeSearch
  4. Click Save.

Block content on Google Chrome via Google SafeSearchFor tablets:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Go to Search Settings
  3. In the SafeSearch filters section, select the “Filter explicit results”.

For phones:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Go to Search Settings
  3. In the SafeSearch filters section, select the “Filter explicit results”.

Evaluation

Plus

Extremely simple, can be done with a few clicks.

Minus
  • Only available with Google Chrome browser. If your child has an incognito Google Chrome browser or another browser, they still have the ability to search for inappropriate content or be exposed to it.
  • SafeSearch only removes pornographic results from search results. This feature does not block access to porn sites.
  • Do not filter pornographic images, videos, violence, gore, accidents, etc. on websites like Facebook, online newspapers, forums, etc.
  • It is very easy for your child to turn this feature off.

Block Adults Websites in Google Chrome via Restricted Websites for Windows PC

Steps

Besides enabling SafeSearch, blocking adults websites in Google Chrome can be done by manually adding websites that you don’t want your kids to visit.

  1. Open Run by pressing Windows + R
  2. Type inetcpl.cpl in the box

3. Internet Properties appears. You click the Security tab. Click Restricted sites.

4. Add manually the websites you don’t want your kids to access. When done, click Close.

Evaluation

Plus
  • Already integrated into your device
  • Would be easy for parents how have knowledge about computers.
Minus
  • You have do add the websites manually.
  • Can be confusing and difficult to understand.
  • Only block websites, not filtering harmful content on others websites.
  • Your child can modify your settings without a password or authorization.

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How to block porn on Chrome via Screen Time for Mac

Mac’s Screen Time is one of the effective ways to block porn sites on your computer. This feature can manage app limits, monitor device usage, and block adult websites in Google Chrome or other browsers for MacBooks. Some adult content is automatically blocked on Google Chrome, and it may also restrict access to regular websites.

To better limit access to pornography and prevent your child from turning off Limit Adult Websites, you can set a Screen Time passcode by clicking Options in the bottom left corner.

Steps

  1. Tap the Apple logo
  2. Select System Preferences
  3. Select Screen Time
  4. Tap Content & Privacy
  5. In the top right corner, click Turn On.

How to block porn on Chrome via Screen Time for Mac

6. Tap Content, then choose one of the following options:

  • Unrestricted Access: This feature allows your child to access any page on the web
  • Limit Adult Website: This feature allows to block websites that Apple has listed as adult. As with iPhone and iPad, you can also manually add your own sites here
  • Allowed Websites Only: You can create a list of websites that are the only ones your child can access by adding their address to this list.

how to use Screen Time for MacEvaluation

Plus
  • Extremely simple, can be done with a few simple steps
Minus
  • Only limited to porn websites, this feature does not filter pornographic images/videos if they appear on other normal websites.
  • You may still have to manually add sites that you don’t want your child to see.
  • Do not filter pornographic images, videos, violence, gore, accidents, etc. on websites like Facebook, online newspapers, forums, etc.
  • Your child can easily turn off this feature.

How to block inappropriate sites on Google Chrome via add-ons/extensions

Using add-on/extension has become the choice of many parents today and is considered one of the fastest and most effective porn blocker for Chrome.

Parents do not always have time to adjust each setting for their children, or maybe for you, if some of the above methods are quite complicated and require technical knowledge, you can consider using online content filtering software.

block inappropriate sites on Google Chrome

The tools available above can only protect your child within Google Chrome, with other websites your child visits every day, your child is at a very high risk of sneaking inappropriate content.

To ensure your child’s online environment is safe and healthier, you should consider using an additional online content filtering tool – considered by many parents as one of the best free parental control software to hide 15 types of harmful content on the Internet, including:

  • Pornography
  • Horrifying content like gore, accidents, ghosts, violence, murder, terrorism, etc
  • Content about stimulants, addictive substances such as alcohol, beer, marijuana, drugs, etc
  • Content with aggressive elements, hurting others like Hate speech

This free porn blocker extension can help to minimize your child’s access to harmful content, ensuring a healthy online environment for your child but at the same time, not invading their privacy rights.

Steps

  1. Open Google Chrome browser
  2. Access to Google Chrome Extensions
  3. Type the keyword CyberPurify in the search box

block inappropriate sites on Google Chrome via add-ons

4. Click on CyberPurify displayed in the results

5. Select Add to Chrome

6. Select Add extension

7. The result displayed as shown below is that you have successfully installed it.

Evaluation

  • Free
  • Protect your child against any inappropriate images/videos on any websites they visit.
  • Fast and instant filtering mechanism.
  • Easy to set up and use with few taps.
  • Various types of harmful content are filtered.

How to block the porn sites on Google Chrome via Family Link

Google Family Link is a parental control service from Google – a pretty useful way of parental control on Google Chrome. With this feature, parents can restrict adult websites and any other unwanted Google Chrome websites on their child’s device.

Steps

  • Get the Google Family Link parent app for iPhone or for Android phones.
  • Create a Google account for your child.
  • Choose to customize parental controls.
  • In Parent settings, select Filters on Google Chrome
  • Enable “Try to block mature sites”.
  • Click Manage site and then click Blocked. You can now manually add any adult websites that you need to block.

Evaluation

Plus
  • Trustful, products come from Google itself.
Minus
  • The setup steps are quite complicated.
  • Only available for Android and Chromebooks.

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