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How to set up parental control for apps

Most smartphones allow parents and carers to choose which apps and features appear on their child’s device and which ones don’t – also preventing young people from buying and downloading anything that’s unsuitable for their age. The below guide details parental controls for managing apps on Androids and iPhones.  It will help you to reduce the chance of your child using a game or app that might not be appropriate for their age, how to block app downloads and how to stop auto-updates and how to restrict apps.