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How to Set Up Parental Controls on a Bark Phone

The Bark Phone comes with Bark’s award-winning parental controls built right in, giving families the ...

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How to Set Up Windows 11 Parental Controls

Windows 11 is the latest operating system available for PCs. It allows for seamless connection ...

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How To Set Up Ventura Parental Controls

Ventura was released in Fall 2022 and brought an interface called Stage Manager that helps ...

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How To Set Up Xbox One X Parental Controls

Xbox One X is a third-generation console from Microsoft. With it, you can play video ...

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How To Set Up Monterey Parental Controls

Monterey was released in October 2021 and brought a new design, additional features, and more ...

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How To Set Up Xbox One S Parental Controls

Xbox One S is a third-generation console from Microsoft. With it, you can play video ...

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How To Set Up Nintendo Switch Lite Parental Controls

Since its debut with the NES in 1985, Nintendo has provided quality content and captivating ...

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How to Block YouTube on Chromebook Devices

**This tech guide was updated August 9, 2023.** Chromebooks are solid choices for a kid’s ...

How to Set Up Oculus Parental Controls

If your child is into VR (virtual reality), odds are they’ve asked you about an ...

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How To Set Up Android 11 Parental Controls

Android is the mobile operating system from Google, and it powers smartphones and tablets. To ...

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How To Set Up Android 12 Parental Controls

Android is the mobile operating system from Google, and it powers smartphones and tablets. To ...

How to Set Up Paramount Plus Parental Controls

Paramount Plus is a streaming service with over 30,000 episodes and movies from BET, CBS, ...

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How to Put Parental Controls on YouTube

**This tech guide was updated on August 15, 2023.** YouTube is the second-most popular website ...

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How to Set Up iPhone 13 Parental Controls

The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini are the fifteenth generation of iPhones and were ...

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How To Set Up Kik Parental Controls

Kik is a mobile messaging app that allows one-on-one chats, group chats, and the ability ...

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How To Set Up GroupMe Parental Controls

The GroupMe app is a messaging app owned by Microsoft. Users sign up with their ...

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How to Set Up macOS Mojave Parental Controls

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Mojave (10.4), comes packed with powerful new tools and features. ...

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How To Set Up Samsung Note 10 Parental Controls

The Galaxy Note 10 is part of Samsung’s incredibly popular Galaxy series of smartphone devices. ...

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How to Set Up Verizon Parental Controls

**This tech guide was updated on August 9, 2023.** Verizon is one of the largest ...

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How To Set Up T-Mobile Parental Controls

If you’re a T-Mobile customer and want to set up T-Mobile parental controls, it’s important ...

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How To Set Up Sprint Parental Controls and Use Sprint Family Locator

Sprint has a robust set of parental controls that will allow you to manage your ...

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How To Set Up Google Fi Parental Controls

Google Fi: What Is It? Google Project Fi is a unique cell phone service provider ...

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How To Set Up AT&T Parental Controls

AT&T rises to the occasion in terms of the services they provide for families. Previously, ...

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Microsoft Surface: How To Set Up Microsoft Parental Controls

The Microsoft Surface can be thought of almost like a hybrid between a laptop and ...

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How To Set Up iPod Touch For Your Child

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPad Parental Controls

If you want to know how to block apps on iPad, limit your child's screen ...

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How To Set Up Samsung Galaxy Tablet Parental Controls

The Samsung Galaxy Tab series is a line of tablets that uses the Android operating ...

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How to Set Up Amazon Fire Tablet Parental Controls

What is the Amazon Fire Tablet? The Amazon Fire is a tablet developed and supported ...

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How To Set Up Roku Parental Controls

**This tech guide was updated on August 15, 2023.** Roku is a device that connects ...

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How to Set Up Netflix Parental Controls

**This tech guide was updated on January 29, 2024.** Netflix is one of the most ...

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How To Set Up Hulu Parental Controls

**This tech guide was updated on August 20, 2023.** Hulu is a subscription-based service that ...

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How to Set Up Disney Plus Parental Controls

Disney+ is the streaming platform that’s home to tons of kid-friendly TV shows and movies, including ...

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How To Set Up Apple TV Parental Controls

Apple TV is a set-top box that connects to your TV with an HDMI cable. ...

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How To Set Up Amazon Prime Parental Controls

Amazon Prime Video is a video streaming service that is included free as part of ...

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How To Set Up Amazon Fire Stick Parental Controls

The Amazon Fire Stick plugs into your TV’s HDMI port and gives you access to ...

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How To Set Up Google Nest Parental Controls

As the successor to Google Home, Google Nest is a smart speaker that competes with ...

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How To Set Up Google Home Parental Controls

Google Home is a smart speaker that competes with the Amazon Echo and the Apple ...

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How To Set Up Apple HomePod Parental Controls

The Apple HomePod is a smart speaker product designed to compete with the Amazon Echo ...

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How To Set Up Amazon Echo Parental Controls

Amazon Echo is a brand of smart speakers developed by Amazon. The devices connect to ...

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How To Set Up Windows Vista Parental Controls

Windows Vista is an older Windows operating system used on PCs and tablets. Windows Vista ...

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How To Set Up Parental Controls for Windows 7

Windows 7 was the successor to Windows Vista. Initially released to the general public in ...

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How to Set Up Windows 10 Parental Controls

Windows 10 is an operating system available for PCs. It allows for seamless connection between ...

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How To Set Up Mojave Parental Controls

Apple’s desktop operating system, Mojave (10.4), comes packed with powerful new tools and features. You ...

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How To Set Up Parental Controls for Mac OS Sierra

Macs are a series of computers — desktops and laptops — manufactured by Apple, and ...

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How To Set Up Catalina Parental Controls

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Catalina (10.15), was released in October 2019. With the introduction ...

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How To Set Up Big Sur Parental Controls

Big Sur was released in November 2020 and brought a new design, additional features, and ...

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How To Set Up Parental Controls on iPhone

Whether your child inherited one of your pre-loved iPhones or has the latest release with all the ...

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How To Set Up iPhone X Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPhone SE Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 8 Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 7 Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 6s Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 6 Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone 6, it’s important that you upgrade to Apple’s latest operating ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 5s Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 5c Parental Controls

The iPhone 5c does not support the latest version of Apple’s operating system (iOS 14). ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 12 Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up iPhone 11 Parental Controls

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, it’s important that you upgrade to ...

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How To Set Up Xfinity / Comcast Internet Parental Controls

Comcast, one of the largest cable and internet providers in the country, offers an excellent ...

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How To Set Up Verizon Parental Controls

Verizon allows parents to set up Verizon parental controls for individual devices that are connected ...

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Spectrum Security Suite: Spectrum Parental Controls

Here are some tips for navigating parental controls with Spectrum internet services. Spectrum Security Suite: ...

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