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Porn Blocker Software: Keep Your Web Clean

AdGuard for Windows

AdGuard for Windows is not just another ad blocker, it is a multipurpose tool that combines all necessary features for the best web experience. It blocks ads and dangerous websites, speeds up page loading and protects your children when they are online. Read more
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AdGuard for Mac

Unlike other ad blockers, AdGuard is designed with macOS specifics in mind. It not only provides defense against ads in Safari and other browsers, but it also protects you from tracking, phishing, and fraud. Read more
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AdGuard for Android

AdGuard for Android is an ideal solution for Android mobile devices. In contrast to other ad blockers, AdGuard doesn't require root access and it provides a broad spectrum of features: filtering in apps, apps management and much more. Read more
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AdGuard for iOS

The most advanced blocker for Safari: it blocks all ads and counters, speeds up page-loading and it protects your personal data. More than 50 filters are available, which means you can adjust the filtering according to your preference. Read more
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AdGuard Browser extension

AdGuard is the fastest and most lightweight ad blocking extension that effectively blocks all types of ads on all web pages! Choose AdGuard for the browser you use and get ad-free, fast and safe browsing. Read more
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AdGuard for Safari

Ad blocking extensions for Safari are having hard time since Apple started to force everyone to use the new SDK. AdGuard extension is supposed to bring back the high quality ad blocking back to Safari. Read more
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AdGuard Home

AdGuard Home is a network-wide software for blocking ads & tracking. After you set it up, it’ll cover ALL your home devices, and you don’t need any client-side software for that. With the rise of Internet-Of-Things and connected devices, it becomes more and more important to be able to control your whole network. Read more

AdGuard DNS

AdGuard DNS is a foolproof way to block Internet ads that does not require installing any applications. It is easy to use, absolutely free, easily set up on any device, and provides you with minimal necessary functions to block ads, counters, malicious websites, and adult content. Read more

AdGuard Content Blocker

AdGuard Content Blocker will eliminate all kinds of ads in mobile browsers that support content blocker technology — namely, Samsung Internet and Yandex.Browser. While being more limited than AdGuard for Android, it is free, easy to install and still provides high ad blocking quality. Read more
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AdGuard Assistant

A companion browser extension for AdGuard desktop apps. It offers an in-browser access to such features as custom element blocking, whitelisting a website or sending a report.
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Arguably, there is nothing more uncomfortable than a porn content or ad that suddenly jumps out on your device screen.
And of course, these things usually tend happen when you want to show something to your partner, mother or co-worker.
On top of that Protecting our children from explicit web-content seems to be even more serious concern.
Since most of unwanted 18+ content is some form of intrusive web-content that is identical to ads, pop-ups and widgets on the technical side, methods need to include solution to 2 problems:
blocking porn content (ads, pop-ups, widgets etc.)
parental control of internet in browsers and apps
Let's see how we can achieve these objectives.

How to block porn sites and content: methods

Method 1: Remove access to adult content using DNS

Any device uses DNS to access the internet, that's why you can filter adult content using one of DNS servers. To do that, you just need to go to Network Settings or Wifi Settings of your OS and change the DNS server to the DNS server that implements filtering.
You can check simple steps how to use our free AdGuard Family Protection DNS server here (Win / Mac / iOS/ Android / Router)
Here's what the idea looks like (Mac as an example):
By the way, with our adblocking software you can turn DNS-based Family Protection filtering on various OS with just few clicks (taps) right from the app. Try yourself — Download AdGuard (first 14 days free)

Method 2: Use parental control

Most operating systems and devices have parental control options to prevent your children from changing any settings and removing the Internet filtering that you have set up.
For example, on iOS (iPhone/iPad) you can do so the following way. Go to:
Settings -> General -> Restrictions
Scroll down to Allowed Content. We recommend choosing the following:
Movies: PG-13
TV Shows: TV-14
Books: Restrict explicit content
Apps: 12+
Siri: Explicit language filtered
Websites: Restrict adult content
Each OS might have a slightly different name for Parental control, but it in most cases it's called Parental Control or Restrictions.

Method 3: Use Safe search for search engines

Configure browsers and search engines (Google, Bing, YouTube) that you or your children use, to block pornography in search results.
For Google Search you can check how to enable SafeSearch for different devices here.
For YouTube, you can go here to check how to use Restricted Mode for different devices to filter mature content.

Method 4: Adblocking software

Methods above are effective, but require a lot of manual configuration and yet still they don't block adult content in all places system-wide.
If you want an all-in-one solution for various OS, the best bet would be ad blocking applications, that can filter Web from many types of intrusive content (ads, pop-ups, widgets etc.), and that, of course, includes NSFW and porn content.
For example, you can check our solution — Download AdGuard (14 days free to try it out)
Proper adblockers are basically what you can call porn blocker software, should you configure it to block adult content specifically.
All other "nannies" and similar "porn blocking" software use the same technical methods.

Our solutions — AdGuard

With all said above, the methods you choose to remove porn content is totally up to you. We’d be happy if this brief information helps you avoid uncomfortable situations and distractions find the best way.
On our side, here’s a few solutions for annoying adult ads and content that we are proud to offer you, because we’ve been battling intrusive ads for a long time since 2011. Note that they also include very effective arsenal for adblocking and privacy protection in general.
AdGuard for Windows has a dedicated Parental Control unit, which you can use to administer access to Web, browsers and programs all across the system. On other OS, AdGuard can turn on system-wide Family Protection DNS-filtering for your device.
Important! We would like to note that AdGuard can filter all types of content, but it can not clean your computer from viruses that may be installed on your device and frustrate you with pornography pages (AdGuard will continue to block the pop-up windows but will not be able to uninstall malware that's already there), because AdGuard is an advertising blocker, a filter or a stopper, and it's not antivirus).

Block porn with AdGuard for Windows

To surf the Web without seeing obscene stuff on Windows PC
STEP 1: Download AdGuard for Windows (free 14-day trial)
STEP 2: Install the program
(follow instructions on the download page)
STEP 3: Run the program
STEP 4: Turn on Ad Blocking module

Block porn with AdGuard for macOS

STEP 1: Download AdGuard for macOS (free 14-day trial)
STEP 2: Install the AdGuard App (follow instructions on the download page)
STEP 3: Run the App and follow simple "Getting started" instructions
STEP 4: Switch Protection to "ON"

Block porn with AdGuard for Android

To use NSFW-free internet in all apps and browsers
STEP 2: Install the App (follow instructions on the download page)
STEP 3: Run the App and Install HTTPS Certificate:
Settings -> Network -> HTTPS Filtering -> Enable [On] -> Password [pattern] -> OK
STEP 4: Switch Protection to "ON"

Block porn with AdGuard for iOS

To enjoy Web without porn in Safari browser
STEP 2: Go to iOS device's Settings and Enable Safari Content blocker setting for AdGuard
STEP 3: Enjoy the Web free of unwanted porn content

Thank you for reading to the end!
We hope this article will help you keep yourself and your family protected from harmful online content.

FAQ

Why am I getting porn ads?

There are various reasons why and places where you could catch it, but the answer is: you probably have accidently downloaded malicious software.

Are porn ads dangerous?

Yes, in most cases they are. Those very likely to trigger adware or specifically ransomware download (the one that blocks specific websites or even Internet/computer in general). So if you suddenly start seeing porn ads all over the place, chances are you caught a nasty virus.

Can porn ads cause viruses?

Yes, they can. So it's better to not click them unless you trust the source 100%. And please note that unwanted porn ads popping up on websites where they shouldn't be are the most likely sign that you already caught a virus.

How do I block all porn ads?

If you have porn ads where they usually weren't, first of all you need to check your device using special anti-adware tools. Here is the list that we at AdGuard can recommend.
Then to protect yourself from any further accidents or simply to block all ads you don't want to see you can download AdGuard ad blocker.

How do I get rid of ads without an ad blocker?

You can try to fine-tune your browser and enable pop-ups blocking (if it has one), but you'll still won't be able to block all the ads.
You can also try purchasing the subscriptions for services you are using. This will require more financial resources and time, and other websites will still have ads.
So a proper system-wide ad blocker (like AdGuard) is needed if you wish to block all the ads.

Are ad blockers legal?

Yes, they are. The years-long battles of Eyeo (an ad blocking company) and Alex Springer (a publisher) in court resulted in the decision of Germany's supreme court that ad blocking is legal.

Are ad blockers safe?

They are, if you use an ad blocker by a trusted developer. Download your ad blocking tools from the known legitimate sources, better download from the developer's website. There are many fake ad blockers lurking on the web and waiting to be installed to start collecting personal information about you.

Do ad blockers track you?

No, the legit ad blockers don't do that. Their task is to block ads and tracking.
But please note that it only applies to the ad blockers created by trusted developers, while many fake ad blockers can indeed collect your data. So download your ad blocker from the developer's official website to avoid aby risks.
Total app rating 4.9/5
Reviews 10542 Excellent

works well
makes internet tolerable

Im in loved with this app. Very reliable.❤️

AdGuard has protected me well!!

This blocks all of the ads and redirect ads that others could not. By redirect ads I mean when you are viewing something and your browser makes you open a page full of viruses and its nearly impossible to close the page due to all the pop ups. This1

if you ever need an ad blocker, you won't find a better than this one

It’s only 5 star

Excellent, useful app. Doesn't take a lot space. Keep it up.

It works pretty well on websites but recently there has been inappropriate pop-up ads that were prevented before with this app.

Excellent content blocker. 😎👍🏾

The best ad blocker available for the Samsung Brower app, the default filters work great but I also suggest you add the "Mobile Annoyances" filter to the list. With these 5 filters enabled I've found my browsing experience to be a pleasant affair. A1

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