Plusnet SafeGuard

Controls & Settings guide

Plusnet SafeGuard allows you to restrict accesss to inappropriate content on certain websites on all your devices that are connected to the Plusnet broadband connection.

What do I need?

A Plusnet account and broadband subscription

Restrictions you can apply

icon Cyberbullying
icon Drugs & Criminal Skills
icon Inappropriate content
icon Online games
icon Phishing & Malware Infected Sites
icon Pornography & Adult
icon Suicide & Self-harm
icon Weapons & Violence, Gore & Hate

Step by Step instructions

1

Go to plus.net and log in to your Plusnet account with the username and password you created when you signed up for Plusnet – you’ll find it in any email Plusnet has sent you.

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2

Once you have logged in select ‘Broadband’ from the top navigation and then select ‘Safeguard’ from the ‘Help and Settings’ section at the bottom.

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3

On the SafeGuard overview page, switch click the ON/OFF button at the top of the screen to switch on the filter.

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4

Specify the time you want the controls to be active and the filter will only work between these times.

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Click on ‘Block categories and click on ‘block’ to apply the filter category.

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Select ‘Block sites’ to enter a list of specific sites that you wish to block.

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Select ‘Allow Websites’ to enter a list of specific sites that you’d like to allow.

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Restart your router by turning it off and then on. Plusnet SafeGuard should be activated once it has restarted.

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