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How to block porn from yourself

Attitude towards pornography is changing. There is emerging knowledge that porn can be addictive as a drug, damage mental and body health, waste time and ruin relationships. Whether you are addicted or not, the internet filter is one of the effective ways to quit porn. Even though there is no perfect solution, it is easily possible to block oneself completely.

Porn blocking apps and programs

Name Type Platform Free/Paid Blocking method* Bypass protection Password protection Lock mode
NetNanny Parental Control Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS Paid Automatic blocklist Yes Yes No
NetAngel Parental Control Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, Fire OS, DNS Free (default settings**) Paid (14-day trial) Automatic blocklist Yes Yes No
Detoxify Self Control Android Paid (Free 3-day trial) Automatic blocklist Yes*** Yes*** Yes***
FocusMe Self Control Windows, Mac OS, Android Paid (Free 14-day trial) Manual blocklist + keyword list Yes Yes Yes
HomeGuard Parental Control Windows Paid (Free 15-day trial) Manual blocklist + keyword list Yes Yes No
Cold Turkey Self Control Windows, Mac OS Paid (Free 7-day trial) Manual blocklist Yes Yes Yes
Freedom Self Control Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS Paid (Free 7 use trial) Manual blocklist No Yes Yes
CleanBrowsing DNS DNS Any Free Automatic blocklist No No No
OpenDNS Family Shield DNS DNS Any Free Automatic blocklist No No No
* Automatic blocklist – every website is categorized.
Manual blocklist – websites have to be manually included. Preset categories with some websites included.
Keyword list – website content is scanned for specific keywords. Can trigger false positives.
Visual scan – website content is visually scanned.
** Free version doesn't allow to change settings. By default it blocks adult/pornography, nudity, drugs, gambling, hacking, proxy/filter avoidance and uncensored images.
*** 4-digit PIN code is used. It can be randomized and reset only by emailing support.