How to block Social Media on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Windows

Freedom makes it easy to block social media sites on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Windows so you can get your work done. Just follow these three steps and Freedom will keep you off social media so you can be more productive. Use Freedom to block:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • YouTube
  • Netflix
  • Amazon
  • Tumblr
  • GMail
  • Any other site that you find distracting!

Follow these directions to:

  • Block Social Media on Mac computers

  • Block Social Media on Windows computers

  • Block Social Media on iPhones and iPads

Step 1: Download and Install the Freedom App

Install Freedom

To start, just download and install the Freedom app. If you don't already have an account, just create one at after you’ve installed the app.

Log in to Freedom

Step 2: Add social media sites to your Blocklist

Log into the Freedom website ( with your account and add social media sites to your blocklist.

Add block

Step 3: Start Your Block

You can start a block from our web dashboard, or by clicking "Start a session" in our application. Once your block is running, you won't be able to access Social Media until your session is complete!

Freedom tips

Freedom can help you achieve your productivity goals - did you know:

  • Freedom works on Macs, Windows, and iOS - covering iPhones, iPads, and iPods
  • Freedom can block any website, or the entire internet
  • Over 500,000 people use Freedom to block distractions
  • Freedom is absolutely free to try, and a subscription costs less than $2.50 a month!

Here are some ways you can use Freedom:

  • Block distracting websites on your computers
  • Schedule time away from social media in mornings or evenings
  • Block troublesome websites on all of your family's devices
  • Block the entire internet when you need to get work done

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