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Work mode: extensive blocks social networks and other sites for 25 minutes | Productivity

The extensive Block Site for Chrome features Work Mode, which allows you to block access to specific sites for 25 minutes so that the user is not distracted online. You must set up a list of banned sites to prevent you from viewing social networks, blogs, messengers, and others during the Work Mode time period.

In addition to blocking websites, the extension displays curious images and messages when the user tries to access one of the addresses in the list. Block Site also allows you to pause the block for up to five minutes, so you can check social networks and messengers and quickly get back to work. Check out the following tutorial on how to use Work Mode in Chrome to focus on activities or studies using your PC.

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Tutorial shows how to use the extensive Block Site to enable a work mode and avoid distractions when using your computer to work Photo: Playback / Marvin CostaTutorial shows how to use the extensive Block Site to enable a work mode and avoid distractions when using your computer to work Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Tutorial shows how to use the extensive Block Site to enable a work mode and avoid distractions when using your computer to work Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

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How to install the extension and configure Work Mode

Step 1. Go to the extension download page and press the "Use in Chrome" button;

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While preparing to download the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Check "Add extension" to have the tool installed in Chrome;

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When to install the extensive Block Site on Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 3. You will be redirected to the tool's terms of use page. At this time, press the "Agree" button;

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By authorizing the use of the extensive Block Site in Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Tick the extension icon in the upper right corner of the Chrome page to open the Block Site menu. Then press the "Work Mode" option at the bottom of the options window;

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By opening the Work Mode feature of the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 5. To start configuring the feature, press the "Get Started" button;

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When to start mode setup works from the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 6. Enter the initials or name of the website or social network you want to block. The extension display suggested sites based on what you typed. To add one to the list, press the "+" icon. Repeat this procedure with other sites you want to include in work mode lockout;

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By to add sites in the work mode list of the extensive Block Site Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 7. After including all sites in the list, tick the "Continue" button;

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By finishing mode setup works the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 8. Open the extension menu again in the "Work Mode" option. This time, with the block list configured, the tool will display a counter and a button to start blocking sites for 25 minutes. To activate the feature, press "Start";

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When to start the work mode of the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 9. When attempting to access one of the sites on the list the tool displays a message and image to mock your attempt to circumvent the lock.

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Site blocked with extensive Block Site work mode for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

How to disable Work Mode before 25 minutes

If for any reason you need to access the websites listed, follow the steps below. However, keep in mind that this is not a good idea if you are looking for the tool to focus on work or study using Chrome.

Step 1. Tick again over the extension icon and open the Work Mode option. Then press "Pause";

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When to stop the work mode of the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 2. To start pause in work mode, press "Pause";

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When to pause the work mode of the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 3. The pages will be unlocked at this time. You can choose to activate the count again and reactivate the lock with the "Continue" option or reset the count in "Reset Timer".

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By to continue or disable the work mode of the extensive Block Site for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

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