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Setting Parent Controls on a MacBook, iPhone, iPod, iPad, PC, & Android Devices An Old Mill Presentation
Go to the the Apple icon in the top left-hand corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear with System Preferences on it. Click on System Preferences.
System Preferences The System Preferences is the Control Panel of a MacBook. Click on Parent Controls
Parental Control Window Once you click on Parental Control, it will bring you to this window. It will ask you for your administrator password. You’ll need to create a user account for your child.
Main Page/Apps From here you can choose which options you want to change. You can change access to apps.
Web Web allows you to limit the websites that can be visited by your child. Please be careful, because your child needs to access many websites for school.
People People allows you to limit chat and emails to the addresses you add on the list. The program will send the administrator an email if your child attempts to send an email to people not on the approved list.
Time Limits Time Limits allows you to set hours for computer use or to set a total number of hours the computer can be used in one day.
Other Allows you to control things like hiding profanity in the dictionary or letting users change passwords without your permission.
Locking Changes Once you have set the controls as you wish, click on system and return to this window.
Finishing Click on the lock in the left corner. You will be brought back to this window and you are finished.
Click on settings Settings Icon from IOS 6
iPhone/iPod Click on General
iPhone/iPod Click on Restrictions
iPhone/iPod Enable Restrictions. It will ask for password. Enter it twice. DO NOT forget your password or you will have to reset your phone to factory settings to make changes!
iPhone/iPod Scroll down to make the changes you want. This example shows restrictions to websites visits and allows access to specific websites only (and you can add your own website addresses).
Click on Settings Settings Icon from IOS 7
iPad Click on general. Click on restrictions
iPad Same as iPhone/iPod Enable restrictions. Enter password. Choose what you want to restrict! If you click on Safari, for example it will remove the icon from your screen!
PC (Windows 7)
You must have administrator account on the PC Press start Click on control panel
PC Click on user accounts and family safety Create a user account for your child.
PC Then click on the account you want to restrict Turn Parental controls on
PC Choose the categories you want to restrict: Time
PC Choose the categories you want to restrict: Games By Type By Title By Rating
PC Choose the categories you want to restrict: Allow and Block specific programs
PC If you want to block websites, you need to download Windows Essentials
PC Make sure you select “Choose the programs you want to install” otherwise it will download an entire packet of programs!
PC Click on Family Safety.
PC Select the account you want to monitor.
PC Configure the settings as you want.
PC You can select up to five levels of web filtering. You will receive a weekly email to your account letting you know what they have visited.
Android You can download one of several apps for parental control. Here is one list we found of the top 10 apps.* Screen Time Funamo ($19.99) Net Nanny (12.99/yr) Famigo ($0.99/mo) Kids Place MM Guardian ($0.99/mo) Norton Family Safe Browser App Lock Toddler Lock And there are many others * Tom’s Guide 11/27/13 http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/596-best-android-parental-control-apps.html
It’s that easy. But it’s also complicated. Good luck! This presentation was created using a template created by a teacher named Tim Bray and greatly expanded and updated by Gary Rudman, an OMS parent
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