Enable Norton Family browser extension

Norton Family browser extension is a small program that is required for some Norton Family features to work. It is available currently for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. You must enable it on all the supported browsers that your child uses to connect to the Internet. The features that require this extension are the following:

  • Social networking supervision

  • Search supervision for HTTPS sites

  • Video supervision

  • Web supervision for HTTPS sites

Features such as time supervision, instant lock, and web supervision will work even if the extension is disabled. However, to get best protection from Norton Family, enable the extension on your child's browsers.

Enable the extension in Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. In the web browser window, click and then choose Manage add-ons.

  3. In the Manage add-ons window, select Norton Family BHO and enable it.

Enable the extension in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Firefox browser.

  2. In the browser window, click and then click Add-ons.

  3. On the left side of the Add-ons page, click the Extensions tab.

  4. Select Norton Family extension and then enable it.

Enable the extension in Chrome

  1. Open Chrome browser.

  2. In the browser window, click and then choose Settings.

  3. On the Settings page, click the Extensions tab.

  4. Locate Norton Family extension and check the Enable box.

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DOCID: v121520950_nortonfamily_help_en_us
Operating System: Windows, Android, iOS
Last modified: 08/17/2017