Getting Started

Learn more about set up + installation, how to use Freedom, and blocking websites and apps

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The Basics - Getting Started with Freedom

Quick Start

A quick start guide on how to create a block session using Freedom on Mac, Windows, and iOS
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Updated over a week ago

Sign-up + Installation

This article explains how to sign-up and install Freedom on your desktop devices.
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Updated over a week ago

Starting a block session

This article describes how to start a block session on Mac, Windows, and iOS devices.
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Ending a block session

This article describes how to end a block session when you're not using Locked Mode
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Updated over a week ago

Adding custom websites to a blocklist

This article describes how to add a custom list of websites to a blocklist
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Updated over a week ago

How to block mobile and desktop apps

This article provides a walkthrough of how to block both mobile and desktop apps across platforms.
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Updated over a week ago

Scheduling a session in advance

This article describes 2 ways to schedule a block session in advance - "start later" sessions and "recurring session"
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Updated over a week ago

Locked Mode

This article describes Locked Mode and how to use it
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Mac Website Exceptions

This article explains how to whitelist websites with Freedom Website Exceptions
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Windows Website Exceptions

This article explains how to whitelist websites on your Windows PC with Freedom Website Exceptions
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Updated over a week ago
Set Up + Installation

How to install Freedom on your Mac computer

This article provides a walkthrough of how to install Freedom on your Mac computer.
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How to install Freedom on your Windows computer

This article provides detailed instructions on how to install and set up Freedom on your Windows device.
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Updated over a week ago

Installing Freedom on your iPhone or iPad

This article provides a detailed walkthrough of how to install the Freedom app on your iOS device.
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Installing Freedom on your Android device

How to set up Freedom for Android
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Migrating from iOS 3.0 to 5.0

Here's how to update to our most recent iOS app with improved app and website blocking capabilities.
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Updated over a week ago

Freedom for ChromeOS and Linux

How to use Freedom's Chrome extension to block websites on ChromeOS and Linux.
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Updated over a week ago

Installing Chrome Extensions on Microsoft Edge

Did you know you can run our Chrome Extensions - Pause, Limit, and Insight - on Microsoft Edge? Here's how.
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Updated over a week ago

Installing the Freedom Firefox Add-on

This article provides instructions on how to install the Firefox browser extension.
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Updated over a week ago

Freedom menu items explained

This articles provides a detailed explanation of the menu items for our Mac and Windows desktop apps.
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Freedom for OS X 10.8

The article provides a link to download Freedom for Apple OSX 10.8.
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Using Freedom

Freedom Desktop App Blocking - Windows

This article provides an in-depth walkthrough for blocking desktop apps on our Windows app.
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Freedom Desktop App Blocking - Mac

This article provides an in-depth explanation of Desktop App Blocking for Mac as well as a walkthrough of how to use this feature.
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Updated over a week ago

How to add or remove sites from your blocklist

This article provides a detailed walkthrough of how to add or remove sites from your blocklists via our online dashboard.
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Updated over a week ago

How to start a Freedom block

This article provides in-depth instructions for how to start a Freedom block from your Freedom Dashboard.
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Updated over a week ago

How to add devices to Freedom

This article provides a step-by-step walkthrough on how to add devices to your Freedom account.
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Updated over a week ago

How to schedule a 'Start later' Freedom block

This article provides step-by-step instructions for scheduling up a "Start later" block session.
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Updated over a week ago

How to edit your devices

How to rename and delete your devices.
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Freedom Session History

Information about your Freedom session history.
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Freedom for iOS FAQ

This articles provides a detailed list of commonly asked questions regarding the Freedom iOS app.
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Updated over a week ago

Freedom controls - locked mode

This article provides an explanation of locked mode and how to enable locked mode for you Freedom account.
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Updated over a week ago