Apple Have Some Great Parental Controls For iOS12

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Now that iOS12 is here from Apple , it is time to revisit a popular subject – Parental Control.

So what are some new features as a parent you can access on iOS12 using any iOS device that has been updated to iOS12 and remember lots of older iPhones and iPads can make the move.

Here’s a list of every Apple device that supports iOS 12:

  • iPad Air 1, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (12.9, 2015), iPad Pro (9.7), iPad 2017, iPad Pro (10.5), iPad Pro (12.9, 2017), iPad 2018
  • iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4
  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X
  • iPod touch (sixth generation)

First remember you will need to have your children on Family Sharing , instructions can be found here:

Family Sharing

So what parental controls can you achieve?

  • Lock Your Child Out of Their Phone During Family Dinner or Bedtime
  • Put Time Limits on any App including Fortnite
  • See How Your Child Is Really Spending Her Time On Her Phone
  • Block Content and Turn Off In-App Purchases and Location Services

Full instructions can be found on this link from Lifehacker: Here’s What You Can Do With Apple’s New iOS 12 Parental Controls

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Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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