The iPhone Parental Controls Every Parent Needs To Know
Smartphone usage can endanger a child’s physical, mental, and emotional development, making parental supervision vital.
Introducing iPhone Screen Time
It enables you, the parent, to set time limits, manage app activity, and block access to explicit or adult content.
Screen Time Setup
1. Navigate to the Settings app and select Screen Time
2. Tap on Turn on Screen Time and Continue
3. To enable Screen Time, tap on it twice, then select “This is My Child’s iPhone”
Content and Privacy Restrictions
Use this control setting to block access to explicit content, limit app activity, and set up age-appropriate app restrictions.
The Downtime feature allows you to limit your child’s iPhone usage by scheduling specific hours when the device will be unavailable.
Use the App Limits feature to limit the time your child can use an app. You can customize this feature by setting specific time limits for apps or categories like games or social media.
The Communication Limits feature helps you control how your children communicate with others. Don’t skip this setting if you don’t want them talking to strangers.
iTunes and App Store Purchases
You can choose whether or not can your children download from either store and determine what content they can view and download.
Social media, video games, and the internet can all be potentially dangerous places for children.
As a parent, your job is to keep your kids safe by monitoring and restricting their online activity.