How do I add a Trusted Site in Windows 10 – TWCN Tech News

If you trust a website but find that some of the functionalities of that site are not working, maybe due to the high security settings of your computer, you can make an exception by adding the site to the Trusted sites list. This post shows how to add a trusted site in Windows 10. This exception is applied to all browsers, including the new Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.

Internet Security Options offers four different zones. These four zones are-

All these zones have a specific level of security for your computer browser and files.

The default for the Internet zone is Medium-high. If you want to add an exception, you have to add the site to the Trusted sites zone so that your computer can trust the website and overwrite all the other security zone settings.

To add a trusted site in Windows 10, you need to follow these steps-

Let us see the procedure in a bit more detail.

Search for internet options in the Taskbar search box and click the result. This will open the Internet Options window

After opening, you need to switch to the Security tab. Then, click the Trusted sites option and then click the Sites button.

Now you have to enter the website URL in the Add this website to the zone box. There are two ways to list a website.

First, you can write down the specific URL like this:

Second, you can paste something like this:

Lets assume that your desired website has several subdomains, and you want to add all of them to the Trusted sites list. Instead of writing each subdomain one after one, you can use a wildcard entry like the second example.

After that, click the Close and OK buttons to save your change.

You do not need to restart your computer to apply the change, and it applies to all the installed browsers.

If you have added a website mistakenly, and you want to remove it from the Trusted sites list, you need to follow these steps-

To get started, you need to open the same Internet Options window and go to theSecuritytab. Here you need to selectTrusted siteszone and click the Sitesbutton to unveil the list.

Following that, select a URL from the list, and click theRemovebutton.

Now you need to save your settings to apply the change.

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