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Blocking websites on your Android phone or tablet can be useful for various reasons, such as restricting access to inappropriate content or managing distractions.

Here’s a general guide on how to block websites on your Android device:

Method 1: Using Google Family Link (for Parental Controls):

1. Install Google Family Link:

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Download and install the Google Family Link for parents app on your device from the Google Play Store.

2. Set Up Family Link:

Follow the on-screen instructions to set up Family Link for parental controls and link it to your child’s Google account, if applicable.

3. Block Specific Websites:

In the Family Link app, you can set up filters to block specific websites by adding them to the blocked list.

Method 2: Using a Third-Party App (Parental Control Apps):

1. Download a Parental Control App:

Install a third-party parental control app from the Google Play Store that offers website blocking features.

2. Create a PIN or password.

3. Tap Website Filter.

4. Tap the toggle switch beside Website Filter to turn it on.

5. Follow the on-screen instructions to grant the app the appropriate permissions it needs to continue.

6. Choose an age setting for the parental controls. You can customize this later if necessary.

7. Tap Blocked List.

8. Tap Add.

9. Enter a descriptive name and the URL for the unwanted website, then tap Save to add the website to the Blocked List.

Method 3: Using Chrome Browser (Site Settings):

1. Open Chrome Browser:

Open the Chrome browser on your Android device.

2. Access Site Settings:

Visit the website you want to block, then tap on the three vertical dots in the top right corner and select “Settings.”

3. Block Website:

Under Site settings, choose “Block” to prevent the website from loading on the Chrome browser.

Note: You can also explore other parental control apps available on the Google Play Store that offer website blocking features and more advanced controls.

  • To unblock a website, simply reverse the steps and remove it from the blocked list in the respective app or setting.

By using these methods to block websites on your Android phone or tablet, you can better manage online content access and ensure a safer browsing experience.

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