All parents should now check out the “must-know” feature on iPhone

IF your kids were lucky enough to get an iPhone or iPad this Christmas, you might want to check out a few key settings first.

Apple has developed a range of special parental controls to keep little ones safe online.

Apple has a lot of settings to help parents

1

Apple has a lot of settings to help parentsPhoto credit: Getty

screen time

Screen time is a great way to limit the time your child spends on their devices.

You can set it up by going to settings and find screen time.

Choose Turn on Screen Timethen the blue button that also says Turn on Screen Time.

Next, tap This is my child’s iPhone (or iPad).

Here you can choose what content you want them to be able to access – Apple offers a little help if you specify their age.

But the best is the time off screens where you can set a downtime when the device will not work e.g. B. between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. when they should be sleeping.

You can also set app and website limits for specific categories of your choice.

Avoid huge purchases on the App Store

It’s probably not a good idea to have your bank details on an iPhone used by your child as they could just go and download whatever they want.

The same applies to in-app purchases.

You can restrict them by going to settingsthen screen time.

Find Content and Privacy Restrictions – You may be asked to enter your passcode.

Go to iTunes & App Store purchasesthen select Don’t allow.

Prevent explicit content

You can prevent young people from getting their hands on things that aren’t meant for their age, like music or TV shows, by swearing.

It works if the content has a certain rating – which all apps are required to carry.

Go to settingsthen screen time.

Beat Content and Privacy Restrictionsthen Content Restrictions.

Select the settings you want for each feature or setting under Allowed Store Content.

Restrict access to adult content on the internet

The internet is full of things not intended for young eyes.

iOS and iPadOS can automatically filter website content in Safari.

Go to settingsfollowed by screen time.

Beat Content and Privacy Restrictionsthen your Screen Time passcode.

iPhone and Android owners warn of horrific'stalkerware' apps spying on you
Lifesaving iPhone feature available today - try it before you really need it

Choose Content Restrictionsthen internet content.

Choose from Full Access, Restrict Adult Sites, or Allowed Sites.

The best tips and hacks for phones and gadgets

blank

Looking for tips and hacks for your phone? Want to find these secret features in social media apps? We’ve got you covered…

Get the latest news about WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook and other tech gadgets here.


We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online Tech & Science Team? Email us at tech@the-sun.co.uk


https://www.thesun.ie/tech/9961539/settings-parents-iphone-safety-warning/ All parents should now check out the “must-know” feature on iPhone

Fry Electronics Team

Fry Electronics.com is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@fry-electronics.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button