We know that making sure your child is safe online is important to you - so to help give you peace of mind, we’ve put together some step-by-step tutorials that we think are beneficial when it comes to securing your child’s phone.
Parental controls allow you to decide what sites and apps your child can access with their smartphones or tablet. They also let you decide how long you want your child to spend using their device, as well as observe how they’re using it. Without parental controls, children can become exposed to harmful or explicit content through apps, websites and social media.
How to set up Parental Controls on an iPhone
How to set up Parental Controls on an Android
How to set up Parental Controls on YouTube
How to set up Payment Controls on Google Play
For those handsets that don’t have a ‘Parental Controls’ function available, we recommend downloading Google’s Family Link app.
With Google Family Link you can allow or block apps, apply screen-time limits and lock the device day or night. You can even locate your child (as long as they’re carrying their device and connected to the internet).
Qustudio is the easiest way to supervise your kids online. The app has been designed to supervise, manage, and protect your child's device use on the go!
You'll be able to see exactly how your child uses their devices, apps, and the web, set healthy limits to manage how long your child spends online and enable filters to protect your child from harmful content. Works on Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS, and Kindle.
At Go Mobile we have a great range of handsets and packages suitable for all ages.
Check out some of our recommendations below.
If you’re looking for something a little more cost effective, why not consider a Pre-Loved phone? They’re just like NEW - the only difference is they’ve been carefully looked after by somebody else before you. PLUS, pair with a flexible, low-cost SIM only plan to suit your budget - starting from only £8* per-month.
If you’re still unsure on anything or need help setting up your child’s phone, whether you bought the phone from us or not, we’ll help you set up any parental controls in-store!