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Search the web using Norton Safe Search

Norton Safe Search is available only on Windows.

Norton Safe Search enhances your web search experience. It uses Ask.com to generate the search results and provides the Norton rating for each of the search results.

Norton Safe Search provides you the intelligent search-as-you-type feature that displays search suggestions when you type a few letters of the search phrase.

In addition, Norton Safe Search provides the following features:

Site Filter

When you search the Internet using Norton Safe Search, it analyzes the security levels of the websites and displays the search results.

You can filter out unsafe sites from the search results by choosing either Scanned Safe or Norton Secured options. If you do not want to filter out the search results, click No Filters. By default, the search results are not filtered.

Erase Search History

Norton Safe Search enables you to erase all the data that are related to your search activities from the Ask.com server. The Privacy Safeguard feature of Norton Safe Search removes the search data, such as your IP address, user identifier, and session identifier from the Ask.com server.

Norton Safe Search feature is available only for some regions including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The Privacy Safeguard feature is available only for the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

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

Norton Safe Search is supported only on Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome browsers.

To search the Web using Norton Safe Search

  1. Open your browser.

  2. On the Norton toolbar, in the Norton Safe Search box, type the search string that you want to search

  3. Do one of the following:

    • Click Safe Search.

    • In the pop-up window that appears, select a search suggestion that matches your search string.

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DOCID: v71133104_identity_safe_standalone_1_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 11/08/2018