How to activate the parental control on a device iOS (iPhone/iPad)

the majority of parents and older adults to see a child interact with new technologies tend to assert that new generations “come with the chip set”, given that is greatly facilitates them to perform various tasks due to the intuitive which are new interfaces of current devices and contact with them from an early age. Therefore, many parents find it hard allow children to interact with devices where can come into contact with a lot of harmful internet content or easily make purchases in the app store for iOS App Store called. 

Unfortunately, it is not possible to prevent children and adolescents from using devices, which also have their good side, because they develop in guys and great skills of control, decision making process and mental speed. Therefore, must work more towards education and over which the prohibition using the options available to adequately monitor the situation. 

How to set restrictions on the case?

The advice of experts in the field are very valid, and it is good to know some first-hand. One of the tips is to configure options of the “Parental Control” of #AppStore, which is not difficult, just:

  • go to the menu “Configuration”,
  • select the “General”
  • refer to the option of “Restrictions”,
  • turn them,
  • set the password to change the settings,
  • proceed to grant the permissions and restrictions at the level of content from the device (here be careful already applications that (already installed, prior to the parental control settings, will remain visible in the device).

once the profile is ready It is worthwhile to do tests to check that the selected applications are safe and do not allow the child access to harmful content or with charges to the credit card. The following are the restrictions that allows iOS using the method described previously : installation

  • #Apps
    • delete of #Apps,
    • purchase within the #Apps,
    • activities that involve multo-players,
    • Add friends,
    • record screen, Safari
    • interaction with camera,
    • dictates and Siri , FaceTime
    • AirDrop, CarPlay
    • iTunes Store, Apple Music Connect
    • iBooks Store, Podcasts
    • News
    • types of content (classified regionally), websites
    • services location, contacts
    • calendars, reminders
    • photos,
    • access to e-mail accounts ,
    • use of mobile data.


    What is that the permissions of the #Apps?

    In addition to the above, it is necessary, periodically check that the installed applications have the appropriate permissions according to best practices. So things, for example, when you are going to install an application this asks for access to all resources that can come to think that it will need to operate properly. However, many applications contain malicious code that go further, requiring access to the camera, calls, contacts, location and others that go beyond their function of use. ( troubleshooting to view the video below, click here ).

    Unfortunately it is not possible to prevent children and adolescents from using new digital tools. Thus, must work more towards education and over which the prohibition using the options available to take control of the situation and make you an accompaniment that is appropriate to the process of digital formation of their children.

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