Initial Setup

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Now that you have successfully installed the Mobicip Safe Browser, it is important to make sure it is the only browser available on the device.

From the home screen, select Settings > General.

Select Settings > General

Select Restrictions

Select General > Restrictions

Enter a 4-digit passcode. Make sure you remember this passcode, in case you need to change these settings.

lEnter restrictions passcode

You will see the restrictions screen. Set Safari, YouTube, and Installing Apps to OFF on this screen.

NOTE: Some parents may choose to allow apps to be installed with age restrictions setup, but be aware that there are still issues with the age-based ratings and browsing the App Store itself.

Restrictions screen


iOS 4.2 deleting apps OFF screenshot

In another much sought after enhancement, Apple has added an option to disallow email accounts from being setup. Whether you have setup a child-friendly email service like Zilladog or Zoobuh, or you simply want to turn off email access, this gives you the ability to lock email accounts and not allow your child to setup an alternate email account. Simply scroll down on the same Restrictions screen to setup this option.

iOS 4.2 Email accounts OFF screenshot

Scroll down the screen to the Allowed Content area.

Allowed Content Restrictions

Set In-App Purchases to OFF.

Turn In-App Purchases to OFF

Select Music & Podcasts. Set Explicit to OFF.

Block explicit content

Select Movies. Select the rating you would like to allow.

Select G rated movies

Select TV Shows. Select the rating you would like to allow.

Select TV ratings

Select Apps. Select age-based filtering for apps you would like to allow. 

Select App Ratings

Select Ratings For to change your location if necessary.

Ratings for location

Hit the Home button to return the home screen.

That is it! You can be rest assured that your child will have a safe and secure Internet enabled device that he/she can use anytime anywhere! 


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