Mobicip parental controls setup - Kindle Fire

This article describes how to set up Mobicip on your child’s Kindle Fire device.

Before you begin, please ensure that

  • You sign up for a Mobicip account from the parent app on your device or the Mobicip website
  • You cannot install Mobicip remotely and monitoring won't work until you set up the Mobicip app on the child device.

Download Mobicip app from Amazon App Store on your child's Kindle Fire device and select Child on the launch screen.

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Login to the app using your Mobicip credentials or Scan the QR code from your parent app or the web portal.

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Review and accept the Data Disclosure Agreement.

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Click on Agree in next page to let Mobicip manage the device.

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Select the child who will be using the device and let the registration process complete. If you do not have any children added to your account, you will be able to do it here by clicking on 'Add Child' button.

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Let the Registration process complete.

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The next part takes you through setting up Mobicip and involves 4 mandatory steps to ensure all the parental controls you set up work accurately on the device. 

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1. Enable Location - this step is to allow you to track the live location of the device and your child. Make sure you allow location permissions during this step.

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Once done, click Continue to move on to the next step.

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2. Enable Internet Filtering - The next step is to enable internet filtering on the device. Follow the suggested steps to install Mobicip certificate and allow VPN access to filter internet content on the device.

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3. Enable App Manager - The next step is to enable App Manager - this will allow you to block and manage apps and websites. 

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4. Uninstall Protection - The final step is to prevent your child from uninstalling Mobicip. Once enabled, removing the app will require your Mobicip account credentials.

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That's it! Your child's Kindle Fire device is now protected by Mobicip and you can handover the device to your child.

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