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Setting up Website Filters on a Belkin router


The Website Filters of your Belkin router filter out unwanted websites on your network through convenient filtering options.  Choose the category that fits your web filtering needs.  This helps eliminate the burden of manually selecting and entering many unwanted websites for your network.

This article will guide you on how to set up Website Filters on your Belkin router.

Step 1:
On your computer, open a web browser such as Internet Explorer® or Safari®.
 
Step 2:
In the address bar, enter "192.168.2.1" and press [Enter] on your keyboard. 
 
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NOTE:  The Belkin router's default IP address is 192.168.2.1.  If you changed your router's IP Address, use that instead.  If you are not sure, check your router’s IP Address by clicking here for instructions. 

Step 3:
Click Login on the upper right corner of the web-based setup page.
 
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NOTE:  If this doesn't look like your router's web-based setup page, it might be using the Dashboard interface.  For Dashboard instructions on configuring the Parental Controls feature, click here.

Step 4:
Once prompted to log in, enter your router's Password then click Submit.
 
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QUICK TIP:  If you have not yet updated this password, leave the Password field blank then click Submit.
 
Step 5:
Look for the Parental Controls section then click Website Filters.
 
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Step 6:
Select the filtering option that best suits your needs then click Apply Changes.
  • Block malicious, adult, and other non-family friendly sites - blocks all kinds of websites that contain malicious content as well as phishing / scam / malware websites
  • Block malicious and adult sites - blocks all phishing / scam / malware websites as well as websites with sexually explicit content
  • Block malicious sites - blocks phishing / scam / malware websites only
  • No Filters - choosing this option will disable the Website Filters feature
 
NOTE:  The filtering options that you have set will only take effect once you have cleared the saved cookies and cache data from the web browsers that you are using.  Instructions for clearing cookies and cache data may vary according to the browser used.

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