How To Set Parental Controls For Cellphones/Smartphones

Given the popularity of Mobile Media here are some links that all parents should be aware of that will help you to secure and protect your child’s cell phone: 

 

Blackberry Phones:

 

http://helpblog.blackberry.com/2012/05/parental-controls/

 

iPhone, iPads, iTouch:

 

iPhone and iPad: Settings > General > Restrictions > Switch “On/Off” down the list for content, games, web browsing and everything else you want to restrict.

 

http://www.personalprotectionsystems.ca/the-digital-sheepdog/iphone-itouch-and-ipad.html

 

Android Phones:

 

Android: Google Play Store > Menu > Settings > User Controls > Content Filtering. Tick any of the boxes next to the ratings listed above that you think are appropriate.

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vlobe.smartappcloud.android.parentalcontrol&hl=en

 

Windows Phone:

 

Windows: Start (or Windows) button > Control Panel > User Accounts > Family Safety > Parental Controls. You can create new accounts for each teen, set time limits and control games and content.

 

http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_phone/b/windowsphone/archive/2012/03/29/how-to-control-access-to-apps-on-your-kid-s-windows-phone.aspx

 


How to lock your iPhone, Android, Blackberry


http://www.personalprotectionsystems.ca/the-digital-sheepdog/how-to-lock-your-iphone.html

 

 

What every parent needs to know about cellphones:


http://www.personalprotectionsystems.ca/the-digital-sheepdog/how-to-lock-your-iphone.html

 


Other Internet and Social Media safety resources for parents and educators:

 

http://www.personalprotectionsystems.ca/programs/internet-safety/untitled.html

 


Darren

The Digital Sheepdog

 

 

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