Safe Exam Browser is a webbrowser-environment to carry out online exams safely. The software changes any computer into a secure workstation. It regulates access to resources like system functions, other websites and applications and prevents unauthorised resources being used during an exam.

Video tutorial

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Step-by-step tutorial

  1. Go to the quiz, and click “Edit settings” at top right menu.
  2. In the section “Extra restrictions on attempts”, select the property “Browser security” as “Require the use of Safe Exam Browser”.
  3. In addition, you can restrict only pre-configured Safe Exam Browser with using your private browser exam key to be able to attempt the quiz. (Without the key restriction, students can attempt quiz by any Safe Exam Browser setting. It means students can download the Safe Exam Browser and attempt the quiz at home.)
  4. Messages about the restriction will be shown and students must use the specific Safe Exam Browser to attempt the quiz. 


  • Safe Exam Browser is available for use in all UM computer rooms.
  • Download Safe Exam Browser from link.
  • User Manual of Safe Exam Browser for Windows and macOS.