Easily Block Adult Content for Free using OpenDNS

September 17, 2015| Legion of Skills
Easily Block Adult Content for Free using OpenDNS

OpenDNS Family ShieldOpenDNS is the easiest way to make your internet activity safer, faster and more reliable. Protect your laptops, smartphones, tablets, DVRs, game consoles, TVs, literally anything that connects to the internet. OpenDNS is the world’s leading DNS service, meaning you’ll see noticeably faster internet speeds as well. Even if you do not know your way around a computer Open DNS provides easy to understand instructions for virtually any device you need to setup. Use of a Private Tunnel (Virtual Private Network) will add even more protection to keep prying eyes from stealing your passwords, usernames and Credit Card Numbers.

OpenDNS Family Shield is a Pre-configured free service to block adult content on your devices – Nothing to install, just set it and forget it!

When following the device instructions, be sure to use the FamilyShield nameservers.

The FamilyShield nameservers are:


Quick Setup – PC

Quick Setup – Mac


Test Your Settings:

Test OpenDNS settings.

Test OpenDNS AntiPhishing functions www.internetbadguys.com


If Settings do not work do this:

  1. Clear your browser History and Cache
  2. Flush your computers DNS Cache
    1. Window 7+: Click “Start” and type the word “Command” in the Start search field. …
    2. In the open prompt, type “ipconfig /flushdns” (without the quotes).
  3. Restart your Computer and test again.


Customized Control

If you need Customized Control sign up for the Free OpenDNS Home. This gives yo an online dashboard, where you can have more robust settings. With over 50 customizable filtering categories, OpenDNS Web content filtering keeps parents in control of what websites children visit at home. OpenDNS blocks phishing websites that try to steal your identity and login information by pretending to be a legitimate website. Over 30,000,000 homes, schools, and businesses of all sizes rely on OpenDNS for a better Internet.

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