How to Remove an OpenDNS Blocker

By Jason Spidle

OpenDNS is an alternative domain name server that touts faster connection speeds and content filters that can be used to block Web pages and advertisements. In order to take advantage of OpenDNS features, you need to register a free account with the company that provides access to the OpenDNS administrative panel. If you find that the OpenDNS blocker functionality is preventing access to certain areas of the Web, you can quickly disable content filtering from the administrative panel.

Step 1

Launch a Web browser and navigate to OpenDNS.

Step 2

Click "Sign in" and enter your OpenDNS account credentials.

Step 3

Click "Dashboard."

Step 4

Click "Settings" and select the network for which you wish to remover the blocker functionality.

Step 5

Click the network you are connected to from the "Select a network" drop-down menu.

Step 6

Edit category filtering by reducing the filter level or by clicking "Customize" and excluding categories that you do not want to block.

Step 7

Edit specific website blockers by selecting the domain and then clicking "Delete."