Mobile phone and internet usage have increased a lot nowadays. We are wasting our precious time on the internet or watching useless things. But fortunately, you have certain tools through which you can bound yourself from internet addiction.
These tools are also helpful in restricting your kids from internet use or from watching inappropriate content on the internet. This article reviews BlockSite which is one of the tools that permits the users to restrict their digital activities.
BlockSite is an efficient platform that is available for Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows systems to avoid any type of distractions. You can use this tool to control the internet or phone usage time of your employees, kids, or even yourself.
It is available on the Google play store for Android users and on the Apple store for iOS users and its extension is also available on its official website which you can get on your browser including BlockSite chrome, BlockSite Firefox, and BlockSite safari.
The name indicates that it can block certain websites of the target device but you will be amazed to know that it can also block applications or can restrict the excess depending upon the demand.
You can simply block certain categories of websites or can set password protection of applications or sites which means that you are not totally restricted but can use them for some time. It offers a free trial for 3 days with limited features and then you have to buy any subscription plan.
The given section describes what are the features that you can enjoy by using the BlockSite app or BlockSite extension:
BlockSite offers different applications for Android as well as iOS devices. You can get the BlockSite Android or BlockSite iPhone app on the respective app store. The app is not hidden and doesn't require jailbreaking or rooting of the target device.
BlockSite is a good platform, its app has gained an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 on the google play store which shows it has gained a significant number of good reviews. To know more about what the customers like or dislike about this product read the given section completely.
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The customer support is not too good but somehow they respond to the request and the customer's complaints. So we can say that it is an average tool.
Yes, BlockSite offers different pricing plans but it also offers a 3-day free trial package but after three days you have to pay.
Its price plans are cheap if the only concern is blocking websites or apps but by buying any other app you can enjoy more features at the same price.
It offers a simple and easy way to access the tool. Whether you want a BlockSite app or Firefox BlockSite or BlockSite extension for Chrome you can easily get it from the official website.
Follow the given steps to get an extension of BlockSite for Chrome or any other browser:
Open your browser Go to the official website of BlockSite and add the extension to your browser. Its icon will add to the top menu of your browser.
Allow it to add any site in the block list with one button.
Open the website and click on the extension icon and then hit the block this site option.
Follow the given steps to get the BlockSite apk for Android or iPhone:
Open the Apple Store or Google play store and download the app from here and allow it from the settings to get access to the websites.
Open the app and click on add button and now copy the URL of the website you want to block and add it to the website section.
If you want to block an app simply go to the app section and write its name and hit the tick button present at the top right corner.
Easy to use
It offers an easy way to get the app or extension for your kids or employee's mobile phone or PC. It will take a few minutes to get and start.
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There are a lot of reasons that describe why a perfect person should prefer Spylix over BlockSite. Some of the reasons include
BlockSite only lets you block websites and applications of your kids or employees but Spylix offers you a Geo-fencing feature where you can set certain boundaries for your target person and whenever he or she enters or leaves these boundaries you will get an instant notification. Additionally, by using Spylix you can also block the Wi-Fi connections of your target person.
The developer of BlockSite has not provided source code for the program so it is not recommended to trust the program and if you are really concerned about your privacy then it is recommended to use any other reliable platform. Spylix is totally safe to use as it offers end-to-end encryption while transferring the data so the only person who can view that is you.
Yes, it does collect your information including the use and access of websites and other products, and then uses the collected information to block websites depending upon the options you have chosen. Spylix also collects data from your target device and then sends it to your online dashboard securely and secretly.
Earlier BlockSite is free to use but now you only get a three-day free trial and after 3 days you have to pay depending upon the package you have selected. Spylix is also not free you have to pay a certain amount but the amount is quite fair to the bundle of features it is offering.
BlockSite offers a password-protected feature in BlockSite settings where you can set passwords to certain websites or applications for your kids or employees.
Additionally, it also offers you to schedule the blocking of websites or applications to certain hours of study or work. Spylox also offers you to block websites, applications, and Wi-Fi and it also lets you enjoy geofencing where you can set alarms for specific locations.
In the case of Android, you have to install the application from the Google play store and then you can easily block whatever you want. And BlockSite also works even if the target mobile phone is in Incognito mode. Spylix also does not stop working while the target device is in incognito mode It still collects the data and sends it to your online dashboard
It is very easy to use the BlockSite tool to block applications or websites. It is first install the extension on your browser or install the application on your mobile phone. After getting an extension you just have to open the website and click on the block this site button but in the case of the application, you have to write the name or URL of the website into the application to add it to the block list.
To use Spylix you just have to install the application on the target device and then by login to the online dashboard you can easily block website applications or Wi-Fi connections.
The given article reviews blocksite extension and app that offers you to block certain websites and applications but does not have geofencing or wifi block options which you can easily enjoy by using any efficient application like Spylix. BlockSite does offer a free trial but with very limited features. Additionally, it also required access to your web data and does consume system resources.