Today it is almost impossible to prevent minors in the home from using electronic and intelligent devices, as well as being a way to pass the time, keep in touch with friends and family, They are also very useful tools for doing homework.
However, this does not mean that parents have to lose control over the upbringing of their children when it comes to technology. These are some of the applications that exist to find out what children do on cell phones in addition to other functions.
Kaspersky Safe Kids
This application is available for Android and iOS, it is free and its main function is to help parents know what websites their children visit. But it also has alerts that report when a prohibited or unauthorized page is accessed, an attempt is made to uninstall the application or install a new one, and when the cell phone has been used for too long.
The mobile application must be downloaded on the phone of the parents but also on that of minors. In the first device, a user account is created that is linked to an email and later a 4-digit code must be registered so that third parties cannot access the application. On the second mobile after installing the application, the question “Who uses this smartphone?” must be answered “child”.
It is available for both operating systems, among its tools, it allows parents to limit the time of use of the cell phone, restrict the download of applications, block content, review web history and location history by geolocation.
Perhaps, it is the most famous parental control application that exists, like the previous ones, it is used so that parents can monitor the digital behavior of their children from their own phones.
Its outstanding functions are to limit the use of games and social networks, in addition, regarding the latter, parents also have access to review what type of content is displayed.
Other tools included in the mobile application are the generation of reports on the use of the device by the minor, configuration updates and alerts to know if the child is online or not.
Norton Family Parental Control
This mobile tool was created by the brand of antivirus programs, Norton. It allows the guardians of minors to restrict websites and content categories, set device usage limits, locate children by geolocation and find out if they have tried to violate the security shields configured from the adult’s cell phone.