How to Block or Allow Specific Websites on iPad

Do you have children with iPads or iPhones, or they use yours? And you just want to guarantee that your child cannot access even a single Google search or just want to control the type of content they can access when browsing. Maybe you want to block websites for any other reasons. Whatever the case, blocking sites on iPad is a simple and easy process.

By using this process to block websites will block it in Safari as well as in every browser of your device.

How to block specific Websites on iPad

  1. Open ‘Settings’ app of your device.
  2. Tap on ‘General.’
  3. Tap on ‘Restrictions’ in General window. Enter parental control password if asked.
  4. Enable Restrictions and choose a password that you don’t forget.
  5. Now, hit the ‘Websites’ in the Allowed Content section.
  6. Tap ‘Limit Content’ in the Website window. Doing this will generally block some age inappropriate sites and also enable the option to block a specific site.
  7. Tap ‘Add a Website.’ It is the last option in NEVER ALLOW section.
  8. Type and add the Website address you want to block. Ensure that you’ve added all versions (desktop as well as mobile) of the site.
  9. Add all the Websites you want to block. You can also block all websites and only permit some specific ones.

Now, the added website will be blocked in the entire browser of your iPad device, and will not load in Safari as well as other browsers.

How to allow only Approved Websites

  1. Open ‘Settings’ app of your device.
  2. Tap on ‘General.’
  3. Tap on ‘Restrictions’ in General window. Enter parental control password if asked.
  4. Enable Restrictions and choose a password that you won’t forget.
  5. Now, hit the ‘Websites’ in the Allowed Content section.
  6. Tap on ‘Specific Websites Only.’
  7. Tap on ‘Add a Website’ under ALWAYS ALLOW section.
  8. Type and add the Website address you want to allow. Ensure that you’ve added all versions (desktop as well as mobile) of the site.
  9. Add all the Websites that you want to allow.

Doing this will only allow the specific websites you’ve added and it will block all other websites. You can access all the permitted sites on Safari as well as any other browser.

There are also some apps in the App Store that have the similar function; you can install it from there and use to block the websites on your device. ‘Site Blocker’ is the free app lets you block unwanted websites on the browser of your device.

Charlie Noah is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, David Smith has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.”

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