Parental Control for Apps – Android

National Online Safety #WakeUpWednesday

This week, the topic is using parental controls for Android products.

Also available: Parental Control for Apps – Apple Products

Source: National Online Safety

http://www.nationalonlinesafety.com

National Online Safety | Keeping Children Safe Online in Education

How to Block App Downloads

  1. Open Google Play Store
  2. Tap the profile icon in the top right
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Scroll down to the Family section and tap Parental controls
  5. Toggle ‘Parental Controls are off’ to Parental controls are on’
  6. Create a PIN and tap OK again
  7. Confirm your PIN and tap OK again
  8. Tap Apps & Games
  9. Set the age limit you wish to set
  10. Tap Save to apply your changes

How to Stop Auto-updates

  1. Open Google Play Store
  2. Tap the prfile icon the top right
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap Auto-Update Apps
  5. Select ‘Don’t auto-update apps’ and then tap Done

Restricting Apps Through Google Family Link

  1. Open Google Play Family Link for parents
  2. Tap the three horizontal lines in the top left
  3. Select your child’s account
  4. Tap Manage
  5. Tap Control on Google
  6. Tap Apps & Games
  7. Select the age limit you wish to set

Original Poster

Every Wednesday, National Online Safety website publish a new guide which is relevant to today. Please have a look.

E-Safety Guides #WakeUpWednesday

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