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This article describes how to install F-Secure SAFE on your child's Android device and set up Family Rules for the first time. We go through the...Application control Device use limits Content filtering
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Before you start installing F-Secure SAFE, make sure that:
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Note: These steps are to install F-Secure SAFE onto the computer you are currently using.
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A modified hosts file may trigger a detection (Redirected hosts file) even if you have intentionally modified the hosts file entry manually or with a...
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Once you have installed F-Secure SAFE on your PC, and you open up your browser for the first time, activate the Browsing Protection extension (add-on)...
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Once you have installed F-Secure SAFE on your computer, and you open up your browser for the first time, activate the Browsing Protection extension...
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Usually there is no need to change the default settings, but you can configure how the computer is connected to the internet so that you can receive...
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The product automatically detects your default system language and sets the product to the same language. During the installation, you can select your...If you later on want to change the product language, you need to do a fresh installation of the product, and remember to select the language during...
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The F-Secure security product uses Windows Defender Firewall to protect your computer.When the firewall is turned on, it restricts access to and from your computer. Some applications may require that you allow them through the firewall...
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If you suspect that your device is stolen, you can remotely wipe all your personal data and apps from it.Note: This feature is available only for SAFE for Android. The "Lock/Wipe device" setting must be enabled on your device for it to work. This setting...
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We don't recommend you to turn off the security features as this will leave your computer open to attacks. However, should you need to turn off all...
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When browsing protection is turned on, Browsing Protection blocks access to harmful websites.
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This article describes how you can protect your child's PC with F-Secure SAFE, using the Family Rules feature. We're going to show you how to create a...
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If you have misplaced your device, you can sound an alarm remotely from My F-Secure to help you locate your missing SAFE-protected device. Note: The...
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Use the full computer scan when you want to be completely sure that there is no malware or riskware on your computer. This type of scan is the...
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If you suspect that your device is missing, you can first lock it remotely from My F-Secure before wiping your data permanently on your SAFE-protected...
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Want to control how much time your children can spend on their devices? You can limit the time your child can use the device in two ways: Daily use...
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Knowing the Mac operating system version can help you determine whether your Mac computer is up to date or meets the system requirements of your...
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The Status page shows the current protection status and other important information about the product.
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Do you need more licenses? To get more licenses for your current F-Secure SAFE subscription, here's how to upgrade. The shopping cart is handled by...
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Looking for a way to protect your family from websites containing inappropriate content? Stay safe from these threats and activate Content Filtering...
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Due to the aggressive power management functionality in Huawei Android devices, the F-Secure SAFE app may get killed by the software in an attempt to...
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The F-Secure security product reports an infection and states that it cannot automatically remove the infected files. Instead you will be asked to...
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When visiting a banking site, the Banking protection banner does not appear.
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Once you have renewed your subscription, there is no further action required by you. The product on your device gets updated automatically. However,...
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Once you have renewed your subscription, there is no further action required by you. The product on your device gets updated automatically. However,...
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A recent change on your computer such as a Windows update may have caused our product to stop working. The missing .dll file is part of the...
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On most Android devices, you can set the default browser either through the SAFE app settings or through the device's system settings. However, on...
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You can use Restrictions to block or limit specific apps and features on your iPhone/iPad.
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If you have a trial version of F-Secure SAFE installed on your Android device (version 15.2) from Google Play, you are unable to see this device in...
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The Browsing Protection extension does not automatically install after installing SAFE on your PC.
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The subscription details showing in My F-Secure and in the SAFE app do not match.
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Yes. All supported versions (12.1 or newer) of F-Secure security products are automatically brought over when you upgrade from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1....
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We recommend that you set up a separate Windows user account for each family member. When each computer user has their own Windows user account, you...
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A network installer is typically smaller in size resulting in a quicker initial download. It takes over the downloading of additional components, thus...
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Finder, or previously known as Anti-Theft, is a feature in F-Secure SAFE that adds a number of security layers to your Android and iOS devices. With...
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Security Cloud is an online service which provides rapid response against the latest internet-based threats.
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The gaming mode frees up more system resources to handle games that are running on your computer by reducing the product's impact on your computer's...
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F-Secure SAFE is a security service you can install on your computer, smartphone or table to protect yourself and your loved ones against various...
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Family Rules is a centrally-managed parental control feature that lets you look after your family's well-being by setting screen time limits, blocking...
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Banking Protection adds another layer of security when banking online and/or carrying out online money transactions.
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App Control is a feature that is part of the Family Rules functionality in F-Secure SAFE. App Control is currently only available for F-Secure SAFE...
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When you have F-Secure SAFE installed, the website safety ratings categorize the search results and give an indication how safe or potentially...
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The data counter displays information about how the product is protecting you and your computer. The counter is at the bottom of the main product view...
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This article lists the system requirements for F-Secure SAFE for all supported operating systems.
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F-Secure SAFE supports the below list of browsers.
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By using Content filtering in Family Rules, you can block access to several content types. The various content types are explained in the following...
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This article outlines important changes and features, as well as fixes released in the latest versions of F-Secure SAFE for PC and Internet Security.
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This article outlines important changes and features, as well as fixes released in the latest versions of F-Secure SAFE for Mac.
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F-Secure SAFE subscriptions are based on the number of devices you want to protect and the length of time you choose for your subscription; for...
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