How to Hide Websites From a Visited Router (4 Steps)

By Diana Braun

Wireless routers are capable of tracking the websites that are visited by computers using the router's connection. If you are using a public router or a family or friend’s router, you may not want others to know what websites you are visiting. Use a free Web proxy server to hide the address of the sites you are visiting. The proxy allows you to surf the Internet anonymously without exposing the websites you visit.

Step 1

Launch a Web browser and navigate to a Web proxy server website. Free Web proxies include, and

Step 2

Click inside the URL address field within the proxy website.

Step 3

Type the website you wish to visit without being visible to the router in the URL field.

Step 4

Press “Enter.” The website appears within the Web proxy.