How do I setup website filtering in my DIR‑857?

Step 1 – Open a browser and go to the router’s IP address, which by default is

Step 2 – Login to the router. The default username is Admin there is no password by default.

Step 3 – Click the “Advanced” tab on the top menu, then “Website Filter” on the left hand menu.

Step 4 – Here you can opt to block access to the listed sites, or allow acces ONLY to the listed sites. Once you have selected the appropritate filtering method and added a list of sites, click “Save Settings”.

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