How to Block Websites on Safari for iPhone, iPad


Want to block websites on Safari browser of your iPhone and iPad for privacy and security? iOS 6 and earlier versions had no direct way to block websites on Safari, however, with the release of iOS 7 and now iOS 8 you can block websites on your iPhone or iPad.

If you are sharing your device with your kids, its better that you block certain websites for security reasons. Check out the guide to block websites on iPhone, iPad Safari browser.

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Block Websites on Safari for Phone, iPad

Step 1: Turn on your iPhone or iPad, and go to the “Settings” app from Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Now, tap on the “General”.

Step 3: You will have to now scroll down the list and tap on “Restrictions”.

Step 4: If you have enabled restriction earlier on your iPod or iPhone, enter the passcode. If you have not enabled restrictions, tap on “Enable Restrictions” and add passcode.

Step 5: In “Restrictions”, scroll down the list and tap on “Websites”

Step 6: Now, tap on “Limit Adult Content”

Step 7: On “Limit Adult content” there are two options: “Always Allow” and “Never Allow”. Tap on “Never Allow”.

Step 8: Once you have tapped on “Never Allow”, go to “Add a website”.

Step 9: On “Add a Website” you can add any website which you want to block on your iPhone or iPad. Considering an example, you can add a full URL of the website such as

Step 10. Exit.

Step 11: To test if the restriction has been enabled. Open Safari and go to the website you just blocked. You will get a message “you cannot browse because it is restricted”.

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