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7 year old wanting to text/message on iPod

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onedayatatime73 Mon 26-Oct-15 21:09:28

My 7 year old has an iPod and is desperate to be able to text me. Is there a messaging 'system' she can use on an iPod. Obviously I will monitor this and it's only me she would be allowed to message. At the moment she is 'texting' via dp email (however that works?) and would rather it wasn't linked that way.

Sorry have put this in geek stuff but not sure that's the right place to ask?

Ferguson Tue 27-Oct-15 17:18:00

I don't know if this is what you mean (possibly not):

www.datapartners.co.uk/mail.html

We don't bother with any of these 'newfangled' gadgets - just a proper computer, and BT phone.

Does she really NEED this facility? Surely she can have your phone number for EMERGENCY use.

If I find a secure facility though, I'll let you know.

BertieBotts Tue 27-Oct-15 17:26:43

confused Not sure why you would use a paid service.

Do ipods not do imessage and facetime? I think that's pretty safe because you have a set contact list, right? Or you could put skype or something like that on it. Just set her profile to private so only you and DP can add her as contacts.

WaitroseEssentialPancetta Tue 27-Oct-15 18:00:02

If you have an iPhone she can iMessage you, otherwise she can use whatsapp from iPod.

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