The internet is an amazing resource which enables children and young people to connect, communicate and be creative in a number of different ways, on a range of devices.
However, the internet is always changing, and being able to keep up to date with your children’s use of technology can be a challenge. (www.saferinternet.org.uk)
Keep talking to your child about what they are doing online.
How to Set up Parental Controls to Limit Age-Inappropriate Content for both Android and Iphone
The parental controls on smartphones allow you to block or restrict certain apps, features, content, downloads or purchases that might not be suitable for young people. Setting limitations around age ratings, Siri and web searches enables you to filter out age-inappropriate content and vastly reduce the likelihood of your children being exposed to potentially upsetting material and information.
In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as age-restricted content, explicit websites and inappropriate search results.