iOS Parental Controls Guide

How to setup iPhone parental controls


If children have access to your device or if your children have their own devices setting up parental controls can be vital to protect them from some of the dangers of the internet and saving your bank account from unwanted purchases. Learn how to setup the iOS parental controls on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with this parental controls guide, and learn about what options that you have available. This guide will feature the free built in control features provided by Apple rather than 3rd party options available.

Setting Up Parental Controls

  1. Go to settings > general > restrictions, and enable restrictions. You get prompted to set up a restrictions passcode, this can be different from your standard passcode.iOS parental controls home screen iOS parental controls settings iOS parental controls general iOS parental controls enable restrictions
  2. Then you have a list of items that you can either allow or require a passcode for, and also set ratings for available content, and choose privacy settings. For the complete list of settings available go to Use Parental Controls on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.iOS parental controls restrictions
  3. Note that if you forget your restrictions passcode you have to erase your device then set up as new to remove the passcode.

I hope that this has helped you and you’re able to get the most out of your device while keeping your family safe.



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