Issue: I've created a block session but I want to edit certain parameters. Is this possible?

By default, Freedom sessions are set up so that most parameters cannot be edited while your session is active. Additionally, sessions cannot be deleted while they are actively running. This is intentional, to make it harder to get around your blocks, and this is how your account will function even with Locked Mode turned off.

To further clarify, here is a list of what cannot be modified in an active session. 

Cannot be edited:

  • Session Start time
  • Session End time
  • Devices (meaning devices cannot be added to or removed from active sessions)
  • Days of the week a session is active, for Recurring Sessions
  • Blocklists cannot be added or removed from active sessions

If you would like to edit these parameters, you can either wait until your session is inactive (for start later and recurring sessions), or you can contact support (via the green chat bubble in the bottom right corner of the screen or via email at support@freedom.to) and we can delete your session so you can create a new schedule with your desired edits.

However, there are some key factors that can be edited to control your session! 

Blocklists

Blocklists can be edited, meaning you can remove sites you need to access temporarily, add new sites to be blocked, and so on. Even though active sessions cannot be deleted, you can change your blocklists to access what you need when you need it. NOTE: Locked Mode must be turned off to edit your blocklists!

Issue: If I can edit my blocklists and remove sites, what's to stop me from removing all sites to get around my blocks? Alternatively, I don't want to be able to edit my blocklists!

Good question! That's where Locked Mode comes in. Locked Mode will disable you from editing your blocklists and stop you from deleting your devices while in an active session. Check out our Locked Mode Article here for more info.

Inactive Start Later and Recurring Session sessions

Inactive Recurring Sessions and inactive Start Later sessions can be fully edited! This includes changing start/end times, adding or removing devices to the sessions, adding or removing blocklists to the session, etc. Inactive Start Later and Recurring Session sessions can also be deleted while they are inactive.

Still Need Help?

Stuck in a 24/7 recurring schedule with no end time? Need to make changes to your sessions ASAP? Just shoot us a message via the green chat bubble in the bottom right corner of the site or shoot us an email at support@freedom.to and we'll be happy to delete your session so you can recreate it with the desired changes!

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