How to Block a Website in Avast?
The reason why millions of users love Avast is that it comes with a number of useful features. One that you’ll appreciate is the website blocker. Basically, this feature enables you to block any site you want. This is something which can be useful if you’re a parent who is looking to keep their child away from certain inappropriate content.
This feature can also be used by employers who want to prevent their employees from wasting time browsing the internet. Still, the main purpose of this feature is to keep you safe from viruses. So, if you believe there are some sites that can harm your computer, you can blacklist them easily.
How to Blacklist a Website?
Blocking a site in Avast is extremely easy. All you need to do is follow these instructions:
- Step 1 – Open the antivirus
- Step 2 – Got to Settings
- Step 3 – Look for Web Shields option in Active Protection
- Step 4 – Choose “Site Blocking” from the menu that will appear on the left side
- Step 5 – Check the box saying “Enable site blocking”
- Step 6 – Enter the URL of the site you want to block and click Add
- Step 7 – Click Ok and exit the program
If you’ve followed these instructions carefully, after completing these 7 steps you should no longer be able to access the blocked website from your computer. If, for any reason you want to un-block the website, you can do that by clicking Remove button in the list of blocked websites.
In most cases, no problems happen while doing this, but if you run into any kind of issue, know that it’s easy to solve. Actually, all you need to do in that case is give a call to our Avast support team by dialing our toll-free number 1-800-921-785 (Australia). This is because the Avast technical support team has the equipment and the knowledge needed to make the problem go away.
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