About General settings

The General options in Norton Identity Safe let you configure Norton toolbar options. When you install Norton Identity Safe client on your device, you also get Norton toolbar for free in your browsers. Norton toolbar works on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome browsers.

To access General settings on Windows, in the Norton Identity Safe main window, click settings icon that is denoted by a cog wheel, and then click General tab.

To access General settings on Mac, on the menu bar, click Norton Identity Safe, click Preferences, and then click General tab.

Norton toolbar gets installed only in browsers that run on Windows operating system.

Norton toolbar helps you browse the Internet safely by blocking malicious websites that steal your information. It notifies you of the malicious websites even before you visit them.

You can use the General options to do the following:

  • Enable or disable several features of Norton toolbar.

  • Manage browser extensions.

Your options are:

Toolbar Options (Windows only)

Lets you configure the Norton toolbar settings.

  • Enable Norton Safe Web: Lets you enable or disable Norton Safe Web on your browser.

  • Enable Norton Safe Search: Lets you enable or disable Norton Safe Search on your browser.

  • Enable Norton Safe Share: Lets you enable or disable Norton Safe Share on your browser.

    By default, the options are enabled.

Browser Extensions (Windows and Mac)

Lets you know if the Norton toolbar is successfully enabled on the browsers that are installed on your device. It supports the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer (only on Windows)

  • Google Chrome

  • Mozilla Firefox

  • Safari (only on Mac)

You can use Open extension settings link to enable the Norton toolbar.

System Tray (Windows only)

Lets you show or hide Identity Safe icon on the taskbar in the notification area. By default, Identity Safe icon is shown on the taskbar.

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DOCID: v89764442_identity_safe_standalone_1_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 09/28/2015