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Mattym00 Tue 10-Dec-13 07:34:47

DS age 9 has a New ipod and although we are checking history on Safari I want to make sure he doesn't accidently or curiously access adult content.

What other settings can you recommend?

DoesntLeftoverTurkeySoupDragOn Tue 10-Dec-13 07:46:48

I vaguely remember there being some limited parental controls under Settings---> Restrictions.

Also, disable in app purchases!

HairyPorter Tue 10-Dec-13 07:54:27

Oh we were trying to do this yesterday. It's really a bit shit. Yes you can restrict some things through the restrictions, but you can't restrict safari content. You need to disable safari and then install a kid safe browser. Apparently abailable free through app store. If you find a nice one please update as i have yet to do this! I'm not sure about youtube content though.

Mattym00 Tue 10-Dec-13 08:14:41

Have been on App store and found the likes of net Nanny £2.99 but worth it if the job gets done. Need to read the reviews of a few to compare.

Settings and restrictions updated and Safari disabled .

Hope I remember the password.

Thank you both for your suggestions.

Mattym00 Fri 13-Dec-13 07:37:07

It's not completely fool proof. But better with it than without.

Char060814 Sun 16-Nov-14 18:30:32

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