How to block the Internet on a Mac or Windows computer

The Internet is a vast and distracting place! Here’s how to use Freedom as your internet blocker on all your devices. Just follow these three steps and Freedom will keep you off the Internet so you can be more productive.

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 Block Everything to your Blocklist

Log into the Freedom website ( with your account and add Block Everything to your blocklist.

Add site

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 the Internet until your session is complete!

Freedom tips

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

  • Freedom works on Mac, Windows, Android, iOS, and Chrome devices
  • Freedom can block any website, or the entire internet
  • Over 3,000,000 people use Freedom to block distractions
  • Freedom is absolutely free to try, and a subscription costs less than $3.50 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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