A recent survey by the ‘internet matters’ has found that in Canada, 65% of children aged 8 to 11 now own a smartphone and that shouldn’t come as a surprise. Even I have a daughter and she uses her own smartphone to communicate with all her friends. Smartphones are now becoming a need for children, they simply cannot live without it. With all the junk you can find on the Internet nowadays, parental control is a MUST on your kid’s smartphones.
So how can you, as a parent, shield your children from the dark side of the web? Mobicip app is your answer. Using the Mobicip app, you can set up simple restrictions on your children’s iPhone that can limit what they can do, install, browse and access on their iPhone. It is very easy to set up simple restrictions that will keep your kids safe on the iPhone. In this article, we’ll walk you through the setup step-by-step.
Guide to set up parental control on iPhone
On any computer visit Mobicip.com and click ‘GET STARTED’.
Select a free or paid plan to create an account
The next few steps have to be done on the iPhone that you wish to protect. Unlock the iPhone and open the app store.
Search for Mobicip and download the safe browser app
Once installed, launch the Mobicip app
Log in using the account you had created
On the iPhone, go to settings > general > restrictions
Tap ‘Enable Restrictions’
Enter a passcode that you can remember
Set “Safari” to off. Also set “installing apps” and “deleting apps” to off.
Scroll down and review other restrictions that you wish to enable on the iPhone
Press the home button to exit. That is it!
Now your iPhone has all the restrictions you need in place
You may now log in to Mobicip.com from any mobile or desktop browser to monitor internet usage, keep an eye on apps installed by our kids, and manage other restrictions remotely without touching the iPhone.
You could also use the monitor app to manage some of the restrictions conveniently from your own iPhone, Android phone or even an Apple watch.
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