Freedom: App Blocker

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About this app

Freedom App Blocker

Freedom is the app & website blocker used by over 3 million people worldwide. Use Freedom to temporarily block websites & time-wasting apps to stay focused & be more productive. Take control of your screen time!

If you work from home & want to be more productive, study better, break a phone habit, do a digital detox, or focus on your writing – Freedom has got you covered 24x7!

Have ADHD? We understand the challenges faced by individuals with ADHD. Our app blocker provides specialized features to support concentration, making tasks more manageable & less overwhelming.

Simply select the apps & websites you want to block & start a Freedom app and website blocker session. If you try to open a blocked app or website during the session, Freedom prevents it from opening.

There's no limit to the number of devices (including Mac, Windows, iOS, and Chrome) you can connect to Freedom’s website & app blocker, so you can block apps, websites & social media wherever you are or whatever you're doing.

Freedom users report gaining an average of 2.5 hours of productive time every day.

“Our favorite distraction-killing content blocker.” – Lifehacker

“One antidote to the always-on life is Freedom…” – Time Magazine

“As Freedom shows, the solution to the problems created by technology isn't anti-technology, but more & better technology.” – Huffington Post

“The granddaddy of the Internet restriction programs, Freedom has garnered celeb fans like Dave Eggers, Nick Hornby, Seth Godin & Nora Ephron.” – Mashable


Bid farewell to distractions. Our social media, website & app blocker ensures you remain focused on your tasks, enhancing your concentration & efficiency.

In the age of constant connectivity, take control of your digital life. Our app encourages mindful phone use, enabling you to detox from the digital world & reclaim your time.

Schedule Freedom to run at specific days & times. Block apps & websites at the times you're most vulnerable & build new habits & a new relationship with your phone.

Select the distracting & time-consuming apps & websites that you want to block from our lists or create your own custom blocklist. Block as many distractions as you’d like, whenever you’d like, for as long as you'd like!

Distractions aren’t limited to your phone. Sync your block sessions to your Mac or Windows computer, your Chromebook & your iOS & Android devices. There’s no limit to the number of devices!

Until you’re used to life without distractions, it’s tempting to try and access your go-to game or social app. Enter Locked Mode. Locked Mode keeps you focused. Break your most compulsive habits and addictions.

Free audio tracks give you an assortment of music, café, office & nature sounds to help you stay focused & productive, no matter where you are.

Start a free trial & install Freedom on as many devices as you'd like & take it for a spin. We're confident you'll love the focus & productivity you experience with Freedom.

Freedom Premium gives you:
★ Unlimited Sessions & Devices
★ Scheduling – Advance or Recurring
★ Locked Mode
★ Multi-device support (Android, iOS, Mac, Windows & Chrome)
★ Session History & Annotation
★ Block All Except
★ Freedom Perks - discounts on popular productivity products
★ Focus Sounds & Music

Permissions required:
• Device Administrator: To keep the app active & to prevent uninstallation.
• Accessibility API - To block the apps & websites you choose.
We do not collect or share any personal or sensitive information provided by Device Administrator or Accessibility API.

Subscription options:
★ $39.99 per year for Freedom Premium
Updated on
Dec 1, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.85K reviews
DK Kent
October 30, 2023
Beautiful app but really needs the ability to set usage limits on how much time you'd like to spend on an app/site ie. 30 mins per day on Netflix. They have a chrome extension that can do this but it's only a PC browser extension that can easily be turned off. Also, the ability to track and set usage goals for apps/sites and the ability to set a time before you're unable to disable a reoccurring schedule ie. 2 hours beforehand - you can't disable a scheduled session, would make this app perfect.
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Eighty Percent Solutions Corporation
October 30, 2023
Thanks for your great review and feedback! We're so happy to help you find focus & be more productive. We're always working on improvements & new features so you can trust that we'll keep being the original & best web & app blocker out there :)
Aaron Moore
August 8, 2023
Easy to use, really helpful reduction of temptation to distraction and digital addiction. Works smoothly across my phone, tablet, and computer. Does require a paid subscription but was like 20 something dollars for a whole year, which I find to be reasonable. My main complaint is that if you accidentally start a session with a mistake like an incorrect end date, the only way to end it is delete the app. There is supposedly an option to edit the session, but it does not work.
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Eighty Percent Solutions Corporation
August 4, 2023
Hi Aaron! Thanks so much for your amazing review. Here is some more information about ending a block session: Thanks again!
tara vaughn
July 25, 2023
This has been super useful to help me focus. The only downfall was allowing only one list of blocked apps but the new update fixes that. I can now make different lists for blocked apps and put them on their own schedule. Example: I don't want games available during working hours but do want to be able to play TV shows. At bedtime I want to block streaming to help me sleep. Overall great app!
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Eighty Percent Solutions Corporation
July 25, 2023
Hi Tara! Thanks for your awesome 5-star review. We're so psyched to hear that you like the new features! Your feedback helps us to continue being the best productivity app out there & delivering a 5-star experience!