How to set up parental controls on your child’s new smartphone

How to set up parental controls on your child’s new smartphone

Give yourself peace of mind and help create a safe online space for your child using Android or iOS parental controls

So you’re about to give your kid their first smartphone. While your child will be over the moon with their shiny new device, you begin to wonder how to stop the kid from spending every waking hour glued to the gadget. Chances are that somewhere along the way, you’ll start to discover the world of online parental controls.

Both Android and iOS devices offer several features to give parents and guardians control over their kids’ devices – including over

 
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How to Use Parental Controls on Your Child’s New Phone

How to Use Parental Controls on Your Child’s New Phone

The holiday season is here, and if you’ve decided to give in and get your child a smartphone or tablet, you may be nervous about safety, supervision and screen time.

Software can’t solve everything, but it can help. Here are a few of the tools available to help parents or caregivers guide children’s first solo steps into the digital age.

Before you fire up that gifted gadget, you may want to have a discussion with your child or teenager to set ground rules for using a smartphone or tablet.

Common Sense Media has a guide for

 
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