How to set up your iPhone to be kid-friendly

by OnePath Network
Published: 3 years ago
|Updated: 3 years ago

Kids today have access to more phones, tablets, computers and other tablets that have access to the Internet than any other generation. Babies can navigate their way through a tablet device better than some adults. Although children use these devices on a daily basis, they still do not know how to handle them responsibly. Here are some tips on how you can set up your personal iPhone device so that your children may use it safely without any worries giving you peace of mind.



Setup YouTube for safe browsing. Open the YouTube App>tap the account icon on the top right-hand corner>tap settings >turn restricted mode on.


Setup Safari for safe browsing on iPhone. Go settings >screen time> if you don’t have screen time then turn it on. Go into Content & privacy restrictions and turn it on. Move onto content restrictions>Tap web content>switch this to limit adult websites. If you want to allow only certain websites and block everything else, switch to allowed websites only. However, if you want to allow everything else and block specific websites then type it in the never allow section.


Disable In-App purchases on iPhone. Go to Settings> screen time> content & privacy restrictions>turn it on. Now go to Itunes and App Store Purchases>in-app purchases>switch it to don’t allow.


Restricting App downloads and deletion. Go to Settings>Screen Time> Content & privacy restrictions>Itunes and App Store Purchases> choose to not allow installing apps and deleting apps.


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