In this blog post, we'll see how to turn on Google SafeSearch for Students. It's simple to find thought-provoking and online instructional information. On the other hand, it's equally simple to obtain explicit or gory stuff, especially for kids.
You can therefore filter out search results that you might not want to see or that you do not want your children to see using Google's SafeSearch tool.
Here is all the information you require regarding Google's SafeSearch function, including instructions on how to activate and deactivate it on any device.
What is Google SafeSearch?
Google SafeSearch is an automatic filter that is used by parents, employers, and schools to prevent hazardous content, such as pornographic or violent photos, videos, and websites, from appearing in Google results. The SafeSearch filter will be applied to Google Search and Google Image Search when it is activated.
For all accounts held by a user 12 years of age or younger, the feature is immediately enabled. If you use Google's Family Link app as a parent, only you, not your kids, may turn off the feature. Google advises that a tech-savvy person undertake this operation, but administrators of a school or office network can keep Google SafeSearch permanently enabled by mapping domains to forcesafesearch.google.com.
To learn more about locking SafeSearch on your devices, visit this Google Search Help page.
How to turn on Google SafeSearch in your web browser
1. Go to the Google homepage after logging into your Google account.
2. In the bottom-right corner, click Settings.
3. Click Search settings in the pop-up.
4. Tick the box to the right of Turn on SafeSearch.
5. Click Save at the bottom of the page.
Search results will be filtered if the box next to Turn on SafeSearch has a checkmark in it. You'll see every search result if it doesn't.
Utilizing Safe Doc to ensure increased safety
When everything is said and done, access to other areas of the internet will still be available whether you use a website, where the safe search is always locked, or turn on safe search on Google.com. This involves having access to different search engines. The only way to have total control over what your children see online is to have our simple add-on installed. And Safe Doc is one of the best add-on for this purpose.
All obscenity is blocked when it's installed on the device. You can prevent the installation of apps as well as the use of specific social networking platforms. Depending on the user's age, you can configure varying levels of filtering. You can also restrict screen time to a specified number of hours per day or times of the day.
We encourage you to take a look at all the details about our add-on as we all work to keep kids safe online, whether you rely on Google's basic safe search capabilities or set up proper restrictions.