Setting Parent Controls on a MacBook, iPad, iPod

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Setting Parent Controls
on a MacBook, iPhone,
iPod, iPad, PC, &
Android Devices
An Old Mill Presentation
Mac
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.
iPhone/iPod
iPhone/iPod
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).
iPad
iPad
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)
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
By Type
PC
Choose the
categories you
want to restrict:
Games
By Rating
By Title
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 Tablet
Android
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
You can download
one of several apps
for parental control.
Here is one list we
found of the top 10
apps.*
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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