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Android & iPhone Parental Controls

What Parents and Carers Need to Know About Parental Controls


Streaming songs with explicit lyrics. Watching videos featuring adult themes or bad language. Downloading apps or games that they’re not quite old enough for yet. When a child uses a smartphone – either their own or a parent’s – there are all kinds of harmful content they could unlock, either through natural inquisitiveness or by sheer accident.


The parental controls you’ll find on most smartphones are an excellent way of minimising this possibility. They don’t completely remove the element of risk – but they do significantly reduce it. Our #WakeUpWednesday guides this week walk you through the process of setting up these potentially invaluable filters on iPhone and Android smartphones.



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