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iOS has a clever hidden feature that parents gonna love

Every application has a parental rating when we submit it to the store, calculated by the app store when we answer a few questions about our app. Your iPhone knows about this when you download an app.

little trick that lets you lock the screen for an indefinite amount of time. Even better: It works on every Apple device running the latest version of iOS.

Here’s how to activate the lock screen feature:

  • Head to Settings → General → Accessibility → Guided Access
  • Toggle Guided Access on (Tip: You can also add a passcode, but it’s not necessary)
  • Once you’ve done that, put on any video and quickly triple-click the home button while watching.
  • This should take you to the extended Guided Access settings
    • Click ‘Options’ in the bottom left corner. You’ll see the following screen
      • Tweak the options as shown in the screenshot above.
      • You’re done.
  • In the Settings app, under General, there’s a “Restrictions” option. Tap it. In there are a plethora of parental controls, even per application controls.

    Every application has a parental rating when we submit it to the store, calculated by the app store when we answer a few questions about our app. Your iPhone knows about this when you download an app.

Best Parental controls apps for iPhone is

ScreenGuide! The app has the main goal to empower parents all over the world and give them peace of mind. You can have analytics of your child’s device and usage, know which apps are installed, set all embedded Restrictions feature of the iOS system remotely and so on to better understand and then guide usage. Hope you enjoy it!

FamilyTime . There are different monitoring features for calls, contacts, internet history etc. You can also filter adult content and allow only age- appropriate content. It also works as an app blocker. You can block system and other installed apps. It provides limiting screen time facility and location tracking services, as well. It pretty much offers everything.

Familoop. It is a parental control software which works on almost all kinds of digital devices; from your PCs to your Tablets and Cellphones. The software supports Android and iOS devices. So, it pretty much runs on your iPhone and iPad.

 

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