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Top Tips - Parental Controls

1. General advice

https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

2. Turn on Google SafeSearch

https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/510?hl=en

 

3. Turn on YouTube safety mode

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/174084?hl=en

 

4. Turn on ISP Parental Controls (through your Broadband provider)

e.g. www.sky.com/new-search?q=parental%20controls

e.g. www.talktalk.co.uk/shop/security/homesafe

e.g. http://bt.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/46768#settingup

and/or use OpenDNS

https://www.opendns.com/home-internet-security    

 

5. Turn on parental controls on games consoles

 e.g. https://support.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-360/security/xbox-live-parental-control/

 

6. Turn on browser parental controls

e.g. https://www.technorms.com/30739/enable-parental-control-popular-browsers  

7. Turn on online TV and film parental controls

e.g. http://iplayerhelp.external.bbc.co.uk/tv/pg_PIN

8. Turn on PC Operating System parental controls

e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EVNJnbrtOc

9. Turn on TV parental controls

e.g. http://help.sky.com/articles/set-up-parental-controls-on-your-tv

10. For older children, provide them with a monitored mobile

e.g. https://www.monqi.co/

 

11. Skip explicit tracks on music streaming services

        e.g. https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/All-Platforms-Explicit-Filter/idi-p/3869

Further information
https://www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting/tools/how-to.html#

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