How to block adults websites on iPhone and iPad

We all have children nearby, so let’s face it—sometimes we have to give our phones to them. 

Phone sharing is not a problem, but the issue arises when children access adult web pages online.

Both excellent and bad content can be found on the internet. 

Unknowingly, your children may access adult websites, which could harm their emotional health. 

To avoid such problems, you must disable adult websites on your or kids phone.

If you want to give your kid an iPhone and an iPad, you might think about blocking access to any websites that you don’t want them to see.

What you need to know to block webpages on an iPhone or iPad is provided below. 

Block adults websites on iPhone or iPad

On an iPhone, you can block websites in a number of methods to prevent your child from visiting them.

1. Open the Settings app.

2. Scroll down and tap Screen Time.

Screen time view
Screen time view

3. Tap Content & Privacy Restrictions.

privacy restrictions location
Content and privacy restrictions location

4. Tap the toggle for Content & Privacy Restrictions to switch it to the right a green background should appear around the switch.

The toggle Content & Privacy Restrictions page
The toggle Content & Privacy Restrictions page

5. Tap Content Restrictions.

Content Restrictions page
Content Restrictions page

6. Tap Web Content.

web content page
web content page

7. Decide how to restrict online access.

Decide how to restrict online access.
Decide how to restrict online access.

Limit Adult Websites: This setting prevents access to websites with an explicit theme. (like nudity and pornography). More websites can be added, and they can either be permanently blocked or permitted. 

Allowed Websites Only: You can make a list of the only websites that will be permitted to use this choice.

 

How to configure a passcode to safeguard content limitations 

Establishing a screen time password should also be done while you’re at it. This will stop any kid with average computer skills from changing any settings they don’t like. 

1. Open the Settings app.

2. Scroll down and tap Screen Time.

In the Settings App, tap "Screen Time."
In the Settings App, tap “Screen Time.”

3. Tap Use Screen Time Passcode.

Click "Use Screen Time Passcode."
Click “Use Screen Time Passcode.”

4. Enter and re-enter the passcode.

5. To recover the passcode in case you forget it, enter your Apple ID login and password, then click OK in the pop-up’s lower right corner.

 

Summary

The article provides steps to block adult websites on iPhones and iPads to protect children from accessing inappropriate content. It advises enabling content and privacy restrictions and setting up a passcode to prevent children from changing these settings. The article suggests two options for limiting web content, which is limiting access to adult websites or allowing access to only approved websites. The steps for configuring the passcode are also provided.

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