Configure your router to use Norton ConnectSafe

Norton ConnectSafe is a free service that provides a first layer of defense to your home network by blocking unsafe sites automatically.

Depending on your router manufacturer, the steps to configure the router may vary. Following steps are provided for your reference. For more information, you may refer to the support documentation for the router.

Configure DSL or Wireless router settings

  1. Start the web browser.

  2. In the Address bar, type the IP address of your router, and then press Enter.

    Generally, and are the most widely used default IP addresses by various manufacturers. If your router manufacturer uses a different IP address, refer to the help documentation for the router.

  3. Type the administrator user name and password and then click OK.

    Router configuration settings page opens in your web browser.

  4. Find and open the DNS settings.

    You may find the DNS settings option under WAN settings.

  5. In the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server boxes, type the two Norton ConnectSafe IP addresses for the content filtering policy you want to use.

    Norton ConnectSafe offers the following three predefined content filtering policies for home and personal use:


    IP Addresses


    Policy 1: Security



    Blocks all sites hosting malware, phishing sites, and scam sites.

    Policy 2: Security + Pornography



    In addition to blocking unsafe sites, this policy also blocks access to sites that contain sexually explicit material.

    Policy 3: Security + Pornography + Other



    Ideal for families with young children. In addition to blocking unsafe sites and pornography sites, this policy also blocks access to sites that feature mature content, abortion, alcohol, crime, cults, drugs, gambling, hate, sexual orientation, suicide, tobacco, or violence.

  6. Click Apply or Save or Save Settings.

  7. Restart your router to apply the changes.

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DOCID: v53246970_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X
Last modified: 08/05/2017