How to: iPhone Parental Controls

In this tutorial you will learn how to use iPhone parental controls. You can control what apps are available for use on your iPhone. This is very helpful if you want to hide the internet capabilities or downloads from the app store.

Step #1 – Tap Settings Icon

Step #2 – Tap General

From here, scroll down until you can see the “Restrictions” tab.

Step #3 – Tap Restrictions

Step #4 – Tap “Enable Restrictions”

This will allow you to set unique restriction settings for different applications on your iPhone.

Step #5 – Enter Passcode

You will then be required to enter a passcode. The code will always be a series of 4 numbers. Your iPhone will have your re enter the passcode one more time to make sure you didn’t have a typo.

Step #6 – Adjust Restrictions

Under the Allow section, tap the “on” button next to Safari. This will hide safari and the user will not be able to locate it without going back in the restrictions settings.

Step #7 – Installing Apps

If you want to restrict the installation of apps, tap the “on” button next to “Installing Apps”. The App Store will then disappear. It can only be reached by activating it in the restrictions page. Repeat these steps for the applications you wish to hide.

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