We live in a new world where privacy and security are all but ignored. Social Media and AI have made it easy to deceive the innocent. Below are a few steps to help prevent this from happening.
Set Content & Privacy Restrictions or Prevent iTunes & App Store purchases on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 1: Press the Home button to go to the home screen.
Step 2: Press the Settings icon.
Step 3: Scroll down and press General, then Restrictions.
Step 4: Enter your Restrictions Passcode. Important: Do not forget your Passcode, as it will be required to enable or disable features.
Step 5: A list of apps will appear at the top of the screen (examples: Safari, Camera, and FaceTime). Unchecking these will turn them off. (This is helpful when you don’t want your children running up a large bill.)
Step 6: Under Restrictions, go to the Location Services or Apps sections to restrict a users access to download apps, music, TV and other iTunes content by rating. Location Services:
- Allow or Don’t Allow Changes
- Enable or Disable Location Services
- Allow Apps by rating:
- Don’t Allow Apps
- Allow All Apps
Help protect against the usage of inappropriate apps on your Android devices.
Step 1: Launch Google Playfrom your Android smart phone or tablet.
Step 2: Tap the Menuon the search bar, scroll down and select Settings.
Step 3: Under User Controls tap Parental Controls.
Step 4: Tap Parental controls is off, create and confirm a 4 digit PIN to turn on the Parental Controls option. Important: Do not forget this 4 digit PIN as it will be required to unlock your set restrictions.
Steps 5: Set a restriction for each type of content:
- Apps & Games
Step 6: Tap to Allow from the following:
- Everyone (most restrictive)
- Everyone 10+ (social media apps restricted)
- Mature 17+
- Adults 18+
- Allow all, including unrated (least restrictive)
Step 7: Tap Save to set your restrictions.
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