If you must get your children Android Portable Devices, you need to follow the below steps to be safe:
- Register a Gmail account for them with the correct age and with your email as the parent.
- Install Google Family Link on your phone.
- Add their registered e-mail to your Google Family Link.
- Factory Reset their android device if they already have one then log in to the device with their own Gmail account that is linked to your Google Family Link.
- If it is a new device, make sure it is the Gmail you use to activate the device.
- Immediately you carry out steps 4 & 5 above, your phone will get a notification to allow them to activate the device, this is the beginning of you taking control from anywhere.
- All adult content of any form will never load on their phone.
- They cannot install anything without your approval remotely from the Family Link.
- You can lock their device from anywhere.
- You can set a start and stop time for their device usage, the phone will lock when it gets to that time even if you forget.
- YouTube will not allow them to see adult content too.
- There is also YKids, which is YouTube for Kids, We recommend you remove the normal YouTube and give them YKids.
- From your Google Family Link, you can see how long they stayed on each app or page to warn them where necessary.
- You will see as many as major details of the app.
Dear Parents, let’s protect the morality of Children