Get started with AirDroid Parental Control by first installing and registering an AirDroid account on the parent's device.
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Video Tutorial: How to Set Up Parental Control for Your Kid's Android Phone
Below are the detailed steps to tie up your kid's device, which will also show on the parent's device.
If you can't find AirDroid Kids on the home page of your child's device, refer to the following steps to open it.
Method 1. You can enter *#*#247543#*#* on the dial pad of your child's device to open AirDroid Kids. Please note this method is only available on some devices.
Method 2. Enter the following URL in a browser on your child’s device to open AirDroid Kids.
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Step 1. Tap Today's Event at the top of the dashboard.
Step 2. Choose whether you want to see a Daily or a Weekly report. The Daily report is the default. You can also swipe the chart left and right to check the activity report of the previous or next day.
Step 3. Scroll to view Screen Time Usage, Most Used Apps, Number of Notifications, or Data Usage.
Screen Time Usage
Check when and how long the device has been used. You will know what kinds of apps have been used most. You can also set screen time limits here.
Most Used Apps
Swipe left and right to check the screen time usage of the previous or next day.
Click Screen Time Limits to set screen time or timespan limits.
Number of Notifications
Check how many notifications the kid's phone has received.
Know the name of frequently-notified apps and the times they received notifications.
Click the app name to read the notifications the app has received.
Cellular Data Usage
Find out the cellular data usage of a kid's phone on a specific day.
Check which apps have used data and how much they have used.
Tap Usage Limits on the dashboard. Click See More in the upper right corner to see the Screen Time Usage report. Tap the switch with Disable All Apps or Forbid New Apps to block all apps or new installed apps.
Step 1. Click Screen Time Limits and then tap Add limits. Tick Available Time Limits or Timespan Limits as you like.
Step 2. Suppose you want to set the same timespan limits every day, tick Timespan Limits, type in the Limits Name and tap Enable Limits, tick Every Day, and set available time limits or the start & end times.
If you want to customize everyday timespan, tick it and set the start & end time from Mon to Sun.
Step 1. Click App Time Limits and then tap Add limits.
Step 2. Find the app you want to limit from the catalog or search by its name, then click Next in the upper right corner.
Step 3. Tick Available Time Limits or Timespan Limits from your need. Suppose you want to set the same limits every day, tick Time Limits, type in the Limits Name, tap Enable Limits, tick Every Day, and set available time limits or the start & end times.
If you want to customize everyday time, tick it and set available time limits from Mon to Sun.
Scroll to find the app or search the app by its name. Then click the “+” at the app's left to add it to the allowlist.
If you want to delete an app, click the “-”and tap Delete on the right.
Step 1. Click the GPS icon at the bottom of the dashboard.
Step 2. You will see the location of your kid's device. To refresh your kid's location, you may also tap on the Refresh icon in the right top corner.
Step 1. Tap the GPS icon on the underside of the dashboard.
Step 2. You can check the location history in timeline form.
Step 3. Tap on "<" or ">" to check the location history of the previous or next day. Or tap on the date icon to choose the date you would like to check.
Step 1. Click the GPS icon on the underside of the dashboard, and you will see a smaller GPS icon. Tap it and then click Add geofence.
Step 2. Enter a name for the geofence. You can choose to set the current location as the geofence or click Change and search for another place.
Step 3. Swipe the blue dot left and right to confirm the range you would like to apply to the Geofence area and tap Save.
Click the Alerts on the dashboard, and you will see all alerts. You can also tap on "<" or ">" to check the Alerts of the previous or next day.
Click App List, and you will find the app recently added and all the apps installed on the kid's phone.
You can also find a specific app by viewing the catalog or searching by its name, then click the app to check its usage & info. or add limits for it.
Step 1. Click on 'App Detection Management.'
Step 2. Turn on the button of the app you want to monitor.
Step 3. Once this is done, the content monitoring will begin, and the app will send alerts whenever keywords you've added are detected.
Step 1. Navigate to 'Social Content Detection' and tap 'Keyword Management.'
Step 2. Press 'Create keyword category,' enter the category name, add keywords you want the content filter to detect on your child's phone, and hit 'Save'.
Step 3. Enable the categories that contain the keywords for the content filter.
As well as the parental control feature above, AirDroid Parental Control has many exclusive features for parental monitoring. Check these details below:
Click the Remote Camera in Remote operations, and you can view the surroundings of your kid's phone.
You can also rotate the screen, switch the webcam, full screen, remotely open the flashlight and enable a one-way audio function.
Click the One-Way Audio in Remote operations to listen to the kid's phone surroundings. You can also make an audio recording by tapping Record.
Click the Screen Mirroring in Remote operations, and then you can clone the kid's phone screen to your device.
You can also rotate the screen, turn on the one-way sound, and go full screen.
Click Notification, and you will see all notifications your kids have received on their phones.
You can also search whether there is sensitive or suspicious content by search.
To customize which app you do or don't want to receive notifications for, click the Settings icon at the upper right corner to access the Notification Toggle section, then turn the apps you want on or off.