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How Can I Protect My Device With Safe Surfer?
Safe Surfer protects families and individuals from harmful online content. If a device you own is not using our filter service, you will see the following widget on our website (https://www.safesurfer.co.nz): Protection not enabled widget Safe Surfer provides a number of easy filtering solutions for you and your family. This brief article will help you get your devices protected so you can sur
How Does the Safe Surfer DNS Work?
Safe Surfer utilises the latest computing technology to provide you with a safer Internet surfing experience. To achieve this, we use Domain Name System (DNS) servers to: Resolve your Internet requests (URLs) to IP addresses for your web browser to use (eg safesurfer.co.nz resolves to an IP address of 188.8.131.52, even though you do not usually see this lookup process happen in your web browser). Record, categorise, and subsequently block inappropriate websites. If you wish to configur
How Can I Reset My Safe Surfer Account Password?
This article will help you reset your Safe Surfer account password. 1. Request password reset To reset your Safe Surfer Account password, visit https://my.safesurfer.io/send-password-reset Enter the email associated with your Safe Surfer account and click Reset. Safe Surfer account password reset request 2. Change password If a Safe Surfer account is associated with the email you requested, you shoul
Does Safe Surfer Support DNS over HTTPS (DoH) or DNS over TLS (DoT)?
Safe Surfer invests in modern technologies to make surfing the web a safer experience for you. We have been keeping our eye on a new set of technologies that is being freshly released to devices by major technology companies and organisations via device updates: DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and DNS over TLS (DoT). Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla have been releasing support for DoH and DoT into their products since 2019 and 2020. In this article we will explain what these two terms are and
How Do I Sync My IP Address to Retain Additional Filter Features?
If you have manually configured a device to use our Safe Surfer DNS servers for filtering, you may need to sync your IP address to retain full feature functionality (keeping custom blocking rules, recording categories visited and blocked websites, and recording data usage).