BT Parental controls

(6 Posts)
schilke Mon 14-Dec-15 15:03:51

I've decided to block social media on our network, but wanted to allow Whatsapp as I use it with dh. I tried entering the Whatsapp website address on the allowed website/app list, but it won't work. I've allowed twitter to work and that does, so what am I doing wrong?

schilke Mon 14-Dec-15 15:05:09

It's not a social media app..... Ive just discovered that! I wonder why it won't work then.

schilke Tue 15-Dec-15 11:39:55

Oh fgs it's really annoying me. I've allowed Facebook, but the photos won't load. Whatsapp works sometimes. Anyone?

confusedaboutparenting Tue 15-Dec-15 16:20:46

badly designed parental controls, if on it will cause a load of problems with exceptions, if you need to use it then turn the blocking off, its the only way that it will work properly

schilke Tue 15-Dec-15 20:16:45

Ok thanks. It's rather annoying.

TheFuzz Wed 06-Jan-16 00:46:25

The hub 5 is a right pain. Bit all or nothing. Can't get Web cams or network storage to be accessed from outside, the firewall blocks it even if you try and open ports.

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