As children start using parents’ smartphones or PCs to study, play and explore the Internet, it’s important that parents keep adult, violent, horrifying content and inappropriate results out from search results on the devices their child uses.

Otherwise, your child risks exposure to a thousand age-inappropriate content that negatively affects his or her healthy physical and mental development. No parent wants that to happen!

Understanding your concerns, CyberPurify will show you 5 ways how to turn on SafeSearch on kids’ devices, and keeping children safe online.

5 ways how to turn on SafeSearch on kids’ devices

Filter explicit results using SafeSearch

If you’re signed into the Google account your child uses on your computer, you can easily filter out search results instantly from Google’s search results by turning on Safesearch. This will help you remove adult content and porn blockers on the search results page. You take a few steps as follows:

  1. Open the Google homepage and search for the content. Here is an example: a hentai movie

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2. Click Settings at the top right of the search bar.

3. Select “Hide explicit results” to filter the content of the search results.

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4. Your search results will reload and show you the filtered content.

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Evaluation

Advantages
  • Extremely simple and fast. Instant results filtering.
  • With Safesearch enabled, you can prevent nearly 95% of online harmful content for your kids.
Disadvantages
  • Only available with the Google Chrome browser, if your child accesses the Google Chrome browser incognito or another browser, he or she will still have the ability to search for inappropriate content or be accidentally exposed to it.
  • This setting can go back to the default state even though your child uses the same Google account but searches with a different device.

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Turn on Google Chrome’s Google SafeSearch on your computer

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

While it is not 100% accurate, SafeSearch plays a certain role in blocking porn websites in Google Chrome for immature audiences. You take a few steps as follows:

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

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Enable Google Chrome’s Google SafeSearch on your phone

How do I enable safe browsing on my child for smartphone (iOS or Android)?

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

How do I enable safe browsing on my child for Google app on Android devices?

  1. Open the Google app on your smartphone.
  2. Move to the “More” tab from the app.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Go to “General” settings
  5. Scroll down and enable “SafeSearch”

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Enable Google Chrome’s Google SafeSearch on your tablet

For tablets/tablets:

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

General evaluation

Advantages
  • Really simple, and can be done with a few mouse clicks.
Disadvantages
  • Only available with the 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’s easy for your child to turn off this feature.

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Filtering offensive content from SafeSearch will remove almost any sexual content from the results page. However, there’s a chance that you’ll find some unwanted content that Google hasn’t discovered yet.

If you want to delete results while searching, Google allows you to do that too.

Google provides an offensive content reporting portal for SafeSearch to make SafeSearch more trustworthy. You can visit the Report SafeSearch page and submit the URL that needs to be re-verified to show up in SafeSearch Mode. Once Google deems it unnecessary, the content will never be displayed in any SafeSearch mode search results.

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Enable SafeSearch with add-ons (add-on/extensions)

Using an add-on/extension has become the choice of many parents today and is considered one of the fastest and most effective Google Parental Controls. It helps your child search safely on the computer, applicable to browsers like Chrome/Firefox/Safari/Edge.

As mentioned, Google’s built-in features allow adult and violent SITES to be blocked, however:

Most of adult and violent content appears as ADs, POP-UP Ads, and creeps into sites that are NOT RELATED to porn.

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

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Restricting children from intentionally searching for inappropriate content is not enough, with other websites your child visits every day, your child is at a very high risk of sneaking inappropriate content.

Therefore, to ensure the safety of your children’s network, you should consider using an additional online content filtering tool to filter and hide inappropriate content on whatever browser your child uses (not just a porn blocker software):

  • Pornography
  • Horrifying content like gore, accident, ghost, violence, murder, terrorism, etc.
  • Content about stimulants, addictive substances, alcohol, beer, marijuana, drugs, etc.
  • Content with aggressive elements, hurting others like Hate speech

The special thing is that this extension is completely free and you can easily download them as a browser add-on. You follow the steps below:

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

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4. Click on CyberPurify displayed in the results

5. Select Add to Chrome

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

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Evaluation

  • FREE!
  • Protect your child against any inappropriate images/videos on any websites they visit.
  • Fast, continuous and instant filtering mechanism.
  • Easy to set up and use with few taps.
  • Various types of harmful content are filtered such as:
  1. Pornography
  2. Horrifying content like gore, accident, ghost, violence, murder, terrorism, etc.
  3. Content about stimulants, addictive substances, alcohol, beer, marijuana, drugs, etc.
  4. Content with aggressive elements, hurting others like Hate speech

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