Getting Started with GlassWire
This getting started guide is also available at our website https://www.glasswire.com/quickstartguide/.
Thank you for downloading and installing GlassWire. GlassWire monitors your network activity to help protect your computer, data, and privacy.
After installation you will see the main GlassWire
graph window and you may see some “New” alerts that let you know about
all the applications that are currently accessing the network on your
The main GlassWire graph shows a visual
representation of your network activity. Left click on the graph to see
more details about what applications and hosts your computer is
communicating with and right click to continue using the graph normally.
Use the sliders and the “week”, “24 hours”, “3 hours”, and "5 minutes"
buttons to choose the time and dates you want to show on the graph.
The “Firewall” tab lets you block applications from
accessing the Internet. Click the fire icon next to the application
icon again to stop blocking them. Colored fire icons means the
application is currently blocked.
The “Usage” tab shows you a summary of your network
activity for the month. Go to the top left “options” area to set a
limit for your monthly bandwidth and receive a warning before you hit a
certain level. The “Alerts” tab shows you a list of all GlassWire alerts and allows you to mark them all as read.
Go to the top left GlassWire menu to access the
GlassWire settings, turn on incognito mode (where your network history
is temporarily not listed on the graph), temporarily disable desktop
notifications via “Snooze”, or change the graph color via the "Skins"
To access your computer remotely or set up access to a
remote server go to the top left GlassWire menu and choose "Settings"
then choose “Remote Server” under Client then go to “Server” depending
if your computer is remoting out or allowing you to remote in from
Thanks for using GlassWire. We also have a more extensive user guide for more detailed information and a forum.