iOS Parental Controls with Restrictions On

Adults use the iOS device for various needs in life, doing business and communicating with people. There are some afraid of parents because of their phone can be accessed by their children. Meanwhile, they need the more privacy within their phone, so they try making it restricted. IOS parental controls is one of the issue now we are going to discuss. It is known that control for iOS users is needed especially when kids always try to access it.


In these years, there are some major developments done by iOS regarding to safety, security, control, speed, and also fun they serve to their users. That’s why they made some innovations and breakthrough which other operating system does not have. The iOS parental controls can keep your phone private and safe from kids reach. There are some areas kids do not access, you can make it restricted. How to do this? We’ve got the information from the apple support, and we try to bring it to you in some explanations below.

How to turn on Restrictions?

You can turn on restrictions so simple and easy. To do this, just go to setting > general > restriction. Afterward, scroll down and then tap restriction. Tap enable restrictions. You are required to make a restriction passcode, the passcode is needed whenever you want to change your setting or turn off the restrictions.

How if we forgot the restrictions passcode? It is what many people feel worry about. So you need to erase your device, then set it up as a new device to remove the restrictions passcode. Remember that if you restore your device using a backup, it will not remove the restrictions passcode.

How to Change the Restrictions Passcode?

You also can easily change the passcode of your restrictions, but you need to make sure that you remember the passcode so well. To do this, simply go to setting > general > restrictions. Then, enter the current restrictions passcode. Tap disable restrictions, then enter your restrictions passcode again. Tap the enable restrictions, and then enter a new restrictions passcode that you want. Restriction sometime hide your built-in apps, if this happens you need to turn it off, or ensure that you have not removed it.

What are the Apps And Features We Can Restrict?

Apple gives us the super comfort to choose the apps we want to restrict. Here are the list of apps you can restrict.

  • safari
  • camera (also disables facetime)
  • siri & dictation
  • facetime*
  • airdrop
  • carplay
  • itunes store
  • apple music connect (replaces connect tab with playlists)
  • ibooks store
  • podcasts
  • news
  • installing apps
  • deleting apps
  • in-app purchases
  • multiplayer games
  • adding friends
  • screen recording

Beside restriction, you also can set up the privacy setting on some apps, including:

  • Location services
  • Contacts
  • Calendars
  • Reminders
  • Photos
  • Share my location
  • Bluetooth sharing
  • Microphone
  • Speech recognition
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Sina weibo
  • Tencent weibo
  • Advertising
  • Media library
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