BROWSE SAFE

Browse Safe helps you search safely with safe search engines and protects you from being exposed to hazardous content.

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ABOUT OUR ADD-ON

Browse Safe Powered by Yahoo is a Firefox add-on that provides you a safe searching experience by turning on the SafeSearch mode of your favorite search engines. Whether you are using Browse Safe to search at work with colleagues, at home with family, or in an Internet cafe just by yourself, our add-on helps you enforce the SafeSearch filter to prevent you from being exposed to hazardous adult content from your search results. In this add-on, we support Yahoo, Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo to perform your safe search.

It is important to know that Browse Safe is not 100% bulletproof and SafeSearch of popular search engines cannot catch It is important to know that Browse Safe Powered by Yahoo is not 100% bulletproof. SafeSearch filters of popular search engines cannot catch everything.

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How it works

  • STEP 1

    After Browse Safe Powered by Yahoo has been successfully added to your Firefox browser, your default search engine will be modified to Browse Safe powered by Yahoo. The default status of SafeSearch filter is ON. Type your search query in your Firefox’s address bar and click on “Search with Browse Safe Powered by Yahoo” in the autocomplete, you will see a page of safe results in the search feed with hazardous results filtered out.

  • STEP 2

    If you want to use a different search engine to perform a one-time safe search, you can open the action window of the add-on, select your preferred search engine, and click on the SAFE SEARCH button. You will be redirected to the search result page of the selected search engine with the SafeSearch filter on.

  • STEP 3

    If you want to add Google, Yahoo, Bing, and DuckDuckGo as safe search engines, you can find a special section on our website where you can select your preferred search engine, click here, and add the safe search engine to your Firefox as default search engine with the SafeSearch filter on.

SUPPORTED COUNTRIES AND REGIONS

Yahoo Safe Search is only supported in the following countries and regions: Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, India, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Sweden, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, United States, Venezuela, and Vietnam. For the rest of the world, your search results from Yahoo Safe Search will be displayed without the safe search filter.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When the Browse Safe has been added to your Firefox, your default search engine will be modified to Browse Safe powered by Yahoo. You can either type your query in the address bar and click on “Search with Browse Safe Powered by Yahoo”, or go to the add-on’s action page to select a different search engine to perform a one-time safe search.
SafeSearch is an important feature in the world’s popular search engines such as Yahoo, Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo that efficiently filters out hazardous adult content to provide you a safe and pleasant searching experience.
In order for the Browse Safe Powered by Yahoo to apply the safe content filtering to your searches from the address bar, the add-on needs to override your browser’s default search engine and change it to one of the search engines that supports safe search result filtering.
Yes! In this add-on we support a list of search engines which can provide SafeSearch content filtering such as Yahoo, Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo. Whether you need to perform a one-time safe search with these search engines or add them to your browser as safe search engines, you are free to make your choice and have your search activities under protection.
Yes, it’s a free add-on for Firefox browser.
The default search engine we offer to our users is one of the top search engines in the world. We get the payment as an affiliate partner when our users use this search engine. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.
If you want to uninstall/remove the add-on, please see the instructions on the Uninstall page.
Yes, after this add-on has been added to your Firefox, the default search engine will be modified to Browse Safe Powered by Yahoo and the default status of SafeSearch will be ON.

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