Get Started

Best Parental Control Solution for Your Family Devices

Start Free Trial

Mobicip Newsletter: iOS App Update & Benefits of Premium

SHAILA on February 13, 2013

This newsletter went out over the weekend to the mailing list and there has been a huge response to it. Check it out!


Yippee! The Safe Browser 3.2 update is on the App Store. Among other things, this version restores support for older devices with iOS 4.x. If you've been waiting for it, download it now

At Mobicip, one of the most common questions we field is about the benefits of the Premium service. With the recent series of feature announcements, the list is getting quite long. So here is a quick run down.

Basic

When you register with Mobicip, your account is at the 'Basic' level by default. You can login and setup user profiles at one of three filtering levels - Elementary, Middle, or High School. These are predetermined filtering levels chosen by a sort of running average defined by Mobicip usage at hundreds of schools worldwide.

Premium

Browsing History

Mobicip Reports Screenshot

As a Premium user, you can monitor the internet browsing history without so much as touching the device. Login

online and select 'Reports'. You can also choose to receive these reports by emailperiodically.

Time Limits

Set time limits for internet usage by hours of the day and days of the week. For instance, you could disallow internet access after 7 pm on weekdays, in preparation for bedtime, for example. 

Accountability Mode

Mobicip supports what is called 'Accountability Mode'. You can setup a user profile at 'No Filtering. Reports Only' level. This will allow the user to access the internet unfettered, but with reporting enabled.

Custom Filtering

Login and go to Settings to customize the filter by websitescategoriesphrases or keywords. Upgrading to Premium is easy! Simply login and click 'Upgrade Now' when prompted. 

If you have any issues or concerns, please contact support. If you are happy with Mobicip, please write a quick review on the App Store (or Google Play store)! Your feedback and help is much appreciated!

The Mobicip crew
Have a Question? Check the Helpdesk

Recent Blogs

Science-backed Benefits of Replacing Screen Time with Free Play

For modern parents, one of the most vexing questions is the matter of screen time. How much is too much? And if your kids are getting too much, how do you cut down without sparking fights?If you don't want your kid thinking of you as an ogre who's constantly blocking them from screen time, it's impo

Studying Without Distractions

Gone are the days when we would frantically copy down notes from the blackboard before the teacher could wipe it clean. Children these days have it easy - they simply pull out their smartphones and snap a picture of the content on the board with their high definition cameras. Or, they are sent a pow

Multiplayer Online Video Games: Here’s What Happens

Online gaming is a world that we, as parents, can’t seem to wrap our heads around and yet, so many of our children seem to be immersed in the culture. And yes, it really is a culture! With thousands of participants across the globe, having their own inside jokes, rituals and habits around a game… th

Cybersecurity: How to Create a Safe Internet Environment for your Children

The freedom and variety offered by the internet make it a notoriously attractive space for children of all ages. There’s always something to watch, someone to talk to. Adults sometimes find the sheer volume of information overwhelming. Children, on the other hand, feel like they’re skipping around i

‘Finsta’ Is On The Rise. What Should You Do About It?

Finsta, or Fake Insta, is a fake Instagram account created mostly by teens. It’s not to be confused with a secondary or business Instagram account. Finsta is simply a secret account teens use to share images with a smaller and more tightly knit audience. (If you guessed that you, the parent, would n