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How to block websites on Chrome?

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While browsing on the internet via a web browser like Google Chrome, a user might encounter websites, which he/she does not wish to access again. The user may find these websites inappropriate in terms of content or amount of data they drain or may feel that the website's nature is malicious. These websites could be distracting during the work span or causing abnormal behavior to your system.

How to block websites on Chrome

The annoying advertisements which keep popping on a website may also make you want to block them. There might be numerous personal or professional reasons for blocking access to a website on a browser. This article covers the easiest method to block a website on Google Chrome. This will be done using the Block site.

Steps to Block a Website on Chrome on your system

Step 1- Open Chrome and go to the Block site Page where it can be installed.

Block Site extension is used to block individual pages or entire websites. Along with this, it authorizes you to control the access to your block list in order to sustain its integrity by setting a password.

How to block websites on Chrome

Step 2- Click on "Add to chrome." It will then redirect you to a new address where you have to Click "Add Extension" in the pop-up options. This prompts the installation of Block Site.

How to block websites on Chrome

After the installation is completed, you are redirected to the following page where you need to click "Agree."

How to block websites on Chrome

Step 3- In this step, a page loads where you can enter the websites or specific webpages you want to block. You have to copy-paste the URL of the website/website to wish to add to the blocklist. After filling the input field click on the

How to block websites on Chrome

The button next to it. The website will be successfully added to the block list.

How to block websites on Chrome

Step 4- Now, this step is for securing your blocklist from any unwanted access or modification. Go to the "Password Protection" tab. Amongst the four choices, tick check the box next to the option "Protect your preferred Blocksite options and Chrome extension page with a password."

As soon as you check the box, you will be asked to enter an email ID and set a password. Click "Save" after filling the input fields. Make sure you enter an ID which is active because its verification is required.

How to block websites on Chrome

Step 5- You will be asked to verify the entered email ID. Click, "OK." Now open your email and click on "Verify Now."

How to block websites on Chrome

Step 6- Last, but one of the most crucial steps is to enable it for the Incognito mode. If this is not done, anyone can access the blocked websites by opening the Incognito mode. Hence no use of restricting the sites/pages.

To do this-

  • Press the three dots at the top right corner in Chrome, select "More tools" from the drop-down list, and then click on "Extensions."
  • Enter the ID and password set in the previous step to gain access to the Chrome Extensions.
  • On the Blocksite tab, click the "Details" button.
How to block websites on Chrome
  • Now along the "Allow in Incognito" option, press the gray slide button to turn it blue. This permits the block list to be effective in this mode too.
How to block websites on Chrome

Blocking Websites on Chrome for Android Mobile

The above process is described for Windows desktops. However, the process of installing and use Block Site almost the same for Android mobiles too. The only points of difference are mentioned below:

  1. Instead of installing it through the Block Site page, user can simply visit Google Playstore and download the Block Site app with the symbol shown below-

    How to block websites on Chrome
  2. Once downloaded, you need to enable Block Site by changing Settings.
    • Go to "Settings."
    • Look for the "Accessibility"
    • Once found, click on "BlockSite."
      How to block websites on Chrome
    • Now click on the gray "BlockSite" button to turn it on.
    • And then click "OK."
  3. Using Block Site for Android mobile, the user can block entire applications along with webpages and websites. There is a separate tab wherein you can add the application you wish to block.

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