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THE MOST POPULAR free PARENTAL CONTROLS FOR THE iPOD TOUCH

Create a safe experience for your family on the iPod touch. Monitor Internet use and app installs. Stay in touch via web, email and app notifications. Enable healthy conversation.
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Protects iOS, Android, Windows, Mac*, Chromebook*, Kindle and Nook

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Secure the iPod touch

Manage from the web or app

Setup the iPod touch one time. Then go online or use the Monitor app to select age-appropriate settings and time limits, manage the Internet and apps, and allow override requests.

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Mobicip Parental Controls

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Setup Internet Time Limits

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SAFE BROWSER WITH PARENTAL CONTROLS

SAFE BROWSER WITH PARENTAL CONTROLS

Mobicip’s Safe Browser for iOS is a powerful and full-featured alternative to the default Safari browser. Download and setup the Safe Browser app on your child’s iPod touch. Lock Safari and the App Store.

On the iPod touch, the Safe Browser is the closest you can find to the Safari browser with fullscreen mode, auto-hide toolbars, tabbed browsing, pinch and zoom, landscape mode, bookmarks, bookmark folders, URL history, URL suggestions, persistent cookies, hotspot mode, copy & paste, saving images, and open in support.

PARENTAL CONTROL MONITOR APP

PARENTAL CONTROL MONITOR APP

Wouldn’t it be handy if you can easily manage the rules and interact with your kids via an app on your phone?

The Monitor is a companion app for parents to select age-appropriate rules, receive notifications upon blocked activity or new app installs, receive and accept/reject override requests, and review the browsing history. All of this conveniently on your own personal iOS device such as an iPhone or iPad or iPod touch or an Android device such as the Google Nexus or Samsung Galaxy phone.

APPS MONITOR

APPS MONITOR

Keep a watchful eye on the apps installed on your child’s device, all remotely without even touching the device. Get notified when new apps are installed, check the age rating, price and category on the App Store. No more surprises caused by app downloads.

ACCESS REQUESTS

ACCESS REQUESTS

Have a virtual conversation with your kids. When content is blocked, and they disagree, an access request can be submitted. You will receive an email and app notification, and you can quickly allow or reject the request. As simple as that.

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THERE IS MORE…

Yes, that is right. There is way more where this is coming from. Head on over to check out the full list of parental controls features offered by Mobicip. (button link to features page).

FAQ

Why a safe browser app?

To this day, a safe browser remains the best way to offer a safe Internet, without any workarounds, on the iPod touch. If anyone is telling you otherwise, go ahead and try what they recommend. More than likely, you will find a workaround within a few minutes.

How about VPN-based filtering?

On iOS devices, a VPN-based filter can be installed using an MDM profile. The profile itself can be locked with a passcode and cannot be deleted. However, the VPN can very easily be turned off in the device settings, and there is no way to lock that. Who do you think will figure this out first?

How about DNS-based parental controls?

This is a one-size-fits-all approach where you can only allow or block domains. For e.g. most of your kids’ Googling is benign, but the odd one returns questionable stuff. Filtering the internet of today requires a dynamic filter that does deep packet inspection, like Mobicip.

Is App Monitoring enabled by default?

On iOS devices, you will need to go through simple steps to install the App Monitor profile. Once installed, you will see the apps on the device displayed on the Apps page in your account. Follow the steps in this tutorial to get setup.

So are there no workarounds to the Safe Browser?

The only way to workaround Mobicip’s parental controls on iOS devices is to jailbreak the device. This is not an easy task, it voids Apple’s warranty, and leads to unintended consequences.

I am not tech-saavy. Where can I find help?

We have tons of tutorials, videos, FAQs and blogs to help you out. Check out our helpdesk. Contact us if you need further assistance. Several grandparents using Mobicip. It is not that difficult to figure it out.