[Firewall] How to set up Keyword Filter in ASUS Router?

Keyword Filter allows you to block the client’s access to the webpage which contains specific keywords. After you key-in and set up the keywords here, all the webpages which have these keywords in it will not be able to appear in the search result.

Limitations of the filtering function :

1. Compressed webpages that use HTTP compression technology cannot be filtered.

     For more details, please refer to the link as below for detailed information.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_compression
2. Https webpages cannot be filtered.


Please follow the below steps :

Step 1: Connect your PC to ASUS router via Wi-Fi or Ethernet cable.

Step 2: Connect your computer to the router via wired or WiFi connection and enter your router LAN IP or router URL https://www.asusrouter.com to the WEB GUI.


Please refer to How to enter the router setting page(Web GUI)to learn more. 

Step 3: Key in your router's username and password to log in.


Note: If you forget the user name and/or password, please restore the router to the factory default status and setup. 

          Please refer to [Wireless Router] How to reset the router to factory default setting?  for how to restore the router to default status.

Step 4: Go to Firewall> Keyword Filter]tab.


Step 5: Enable the Keyword Filter.
Step 6: Type the keyword in the blank which you would like to block.
Step 7: Click to add the list adn click Apply to save the settings.




1. How to block specific devices from accessing specific/malicious websites?

   ASUS routers currently do not support website blocking on specific devices(e.g. phone, laptop).

   If the specific device you want to set up is a Windows device  or a Chromebook, please refer to the FAQ below.

[Windows 11/10] Microsoft Family Safety - Parental Control settings | Official Support | ASUS Global
[Chromebook] Manage your child's account on Chromebook | Official Support | ASUS Global





How to get the (Utility / Firmware)?

You can download the latest drivers, software, firmware and user manuals in the ASUS Download Center.

If you need more information about the ASUS Download Center, please refer this link.