TalkTalk Homesafe

Controls & Settings guide

HomeSafe protects your family’s devices when they’re using your TalkTalk broadband. It alerts you when a site contains a virus and blocks sites you select as inappropriate.

What do I need?

A TalkTalk account (Username and Password) & HomeSafe

Restrictions you can apply

icon Drugs & Criminal Skills
icon File Sharing & Hacking
icon Gambling
icon Inappropriate content
icon Online games
icon Pornography & Adult
icon Privacy and identity theft
icon Social networking
icon Suicide & Self-harm
icon Weapons & Violence, Gore & Hate

Step by Step instructions

These steps were replicated as an existing HomeSafe customer.

Get Started

Enable Kid Safe

Homework Time

Scam Protection

Virus Alerts

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Get Started

Go to ‘My Account‘ and log in with your Username and Password. If you haven’t got an account click the ‘Register’ button.

From the HomeSafe page, you can select the filters and change your settings to suit your family needs.

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Enable Kid Safe – Kid Safe helps protect your children from accessing potentially harmful content like suicide, drugs, weapon, etc.

To Enable Kid Safe:
– Choose which website you want to block and allow, then tap/click Allow.

– Next, tap/click Save changes.

 

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Enable Homework Time – Homework Time prevents distractions by using time limits.

To enable Homework Time:
– Set a start and end time when you want to block gaming and social networking then tap/click Save Changes.

– Next, tap/click Off  – this will prevent school distractions in the after school routine.

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Enable Scam Protection – Scam Protection filters websites identified as being misused by scammers.

To enable Scam Protection:

– Simply tap/click On. As well as filtering scam websites, enabling this feature on will switch on “Safe Search” which will remove explicit content.

 

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Enable Virus Alerts – Virus Alerts checks and blocks websites infected with viruses before you click onto them.

To enable Virus Alerts:

– Simply tap/click On.

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