Hello reader, if you are searching for how to block a website. So for your comfort, I want to tell you you have landed in the right article. There can be two reasons for doing this first can be you want to let minors away from adult sites on the PC or second can be you want to reduce your addiction to the social site or adult sites. In this article, I will tell you how to block a website on chrome desktop and also how to block a website on android. These ways are so simple, and for applying it, follow few steps to block a website.
Here are the methods to block a website.
How to block a website on Chrome
Add an extension to the chrome browser to block a website. There are several extensions available in the chrome web store. But Block Site, I am telling you in this article, is the best of them because of its features. Most of them only let you block a website, but this extension not only lets you block a website but also you can apply password protection to it. So that none can access it, this will reduce the chances of modification in the settings which you have applied in your extension. You can add this extension manually or can add it directly by clicking on the link which I have added in step 2.
- Go to the Chrome web store.
- Search the Block Site website blocker for Chrome.
- Click on ‘add to chrome.’
- It will pop up a confirmation box, click on add extension.
- Now it will be visible in the extensions section on the top right.
- Click on the extension and then click on the setting gear.
- In the new open window, type that website URL which you want to block, in the text box.
- After entering the website URL, the plus sign will light up in green colour. Click on it.
- Done, whenever you open that URL it will show the message like the following image.
Enable this Extension in Incognito Mode-
Also, one thing I want to tell, you can enable this extension in Incognito mode. For Enable it in Incognito mode you have to follow a few steps, which are below.
- Follow step 6 from the above steps.
- Click on setting label.
- In setting window, on top right click on ‘enable in incognito mode.’
- When you click on that button, it will pop up a box. In it, they write three steps.
- Follow that three steps and Enable it in Incognito mode.
Password Protect the Extension-
So these are the steps of the how to block a website on chrome. If you want to protect your extension setting, then you can password protect it. Here are the steps of applying for password protection.
- Just follow the previous step 6 and go to the extension setting window.
- Now click on the password protection label on the third number from the top.
- Select the first checkbox and enter your email id and password. (It will send you a verification link on your inbox and this is for password recovery if you forget your password.)
- After entering credentials, click on save. And now verify your email id.
- Done, now whenever you or any other person wants to access this extension, he/she has to enter the passcode.
How to block a website on android
Same as desktop, if you want to know how to block a website on android, then you have to download the Block Site application. The same company develops both the application and the extension. There are various applications available on the Play Store. But the user interface of this application is clean, and it has multiple features to enhance your productivity. All the features of extension and application are the same. You can block websites and also applications using this application.
So let’s jump into its process, that how to use it.
- Download and install the BlockSite application.
- Open it, and it will ask you to enable accessibility.
- After enabling it, it will ask you to add your first keyword, site, or app to block.
- Click on the green plus sign in the right bottom.
- Now it will suggest your application, categories, and websites. Like following image.
- The in-app suggestion will show you all those apps installed on your phone.
- Select any application or website and then click on Done.
- Done, it will show you congrats message similar to the following image.
Password Protect the Application-
This is the method of how to block a website on android. You can also protect your application by applying a password to it. There is an inbuilt feature in the application, like in extension to password protect it.
Here is the process of how to do it.
- Open the application and click on three dots on the top right.
- Now Click on setting.
- Click on password protection.
- You can apply either pattern or password in it.
- After clicking any of the two radio buttons, it will ask you to enter the password. And then ask you to confirm it.
- After setting your password, it will ask you for setup password recovery. This application will ask you three questions first is the city name where you are born, second is your birth year, and third is your favourite superhero. After filling all three answers, click on next.
Sync the Extension and Android Application-
As I already told you, the same company develops both the application and the extension. You can sync your extension with your android application. Follow the following steps if you want to sync both of them.
- On the android application, click on three dots on the top right.
- Click on the setting option.
- Click on the sync BlockSite.
- Click on Sync now.
- Whereas on desktop go to setting in the settings window scroll down and click on Sync with android, toggle.
- Now click on continue, and it will show you a QR code.
- Scan that QR code with your android phone, Done.
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