Parental Controls, also known as Restrictions, allow you to set what your children can and can't access on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. With Parental Controls, you can lock out Safari, Camera, FaceTime, Siri, AirDrop, CarPlay, the iTunes, iBooks, Podcasts, or App Stores (including in-app purchases), as well as content by age rating, and the ability to make changes to accounts and other app settings. In other words, they're a way to restrict your children's access to anything and everything you deem inappropriate for them based on their age and sensitivity, and your own best judgement. And they're part of what make iOS devices ideal the ideal computing platform for kids.
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You may want to keep the age rating restrictions on for most of your kids' games, but if there's a restricted title they can play, you don't have to turn off Parental Controls to allow it.
You can prevent others from making changes to how you use your cellular data, so you can rest easy knowing your kids — or anyone else — won't be racking up data charges on your bill.
How do you keep your child from making changes to the account settings or volume on iPhone or iPad? With parental controls!
Not only can you block apps from accessing your location, contacts, calendars, reminders, photos, etc, but you can also prevent your child from changing those privacy settings.
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