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Securely search and browse the web using Norton Safe Search

Norton Safe Search is Norton's secure search engine that helps protect users from visiting phishing and other risky sites that may appear in search results. It uses Norton's Safe Web technology, along with the Ask.com search engine, to rate websites according to their safety.

You can use Norton Safe Search even when you turn off the Password Manager features.

Norton Safe Search is supported only in Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome browsers.

Add Norton Safe Search in Google Chrome

  1. After you install Norton for the first time, when you start Google Chrome, the Browser Protection page automatically opens in a new window.

    You can also launch the Browser Protection page by clicking the Set Up Now option in the Internet Security pillar.

  2. In the Browser Protection page, click the Click to Add option of Norton Safe Search.

  3. In the extensions pop-up that appears, click Add Extension.

    To enable all the Norton extensions in Google Chrome, click Add All Norton Extensions for Free and follow the on-screen instructions.

Add Norton Safe Search in Mozilla Firefox

  1. After you install Norton for the first time, when you start Mozilla Firefox, the Browser Protection page automatically opens in a new window.

    You can also launch the Browser Protection page by clicking the Set Up Now option in the Internet Security pillar.

  2. In the Browser Protection page, click the Enable option of Norton Safe Search.

  3. In the extensions pop-up that appears, click Add Extension.

    To enable all the Norton extensions in Google Chrome, click Add All Norton Extensions for Free and follow the on-screen instructions.

Enable or disable Norton Safe Search in Microsoft Internet Explorer

    When you install Norton, it adds the Norton Security toolbar to Internet Explorer. When you open Internet Explorer, you are prompted to enable Norton Safe Search on your toolbar.

  1. Open your browser.

  2. On the Norton Security toolbar, click the settings (…) icon.

  3. In the menu that appears, move the slider next to Norton Safe Search to enable or disable Norton Safe Search.

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DOCID: v19803255
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 07/10/2020