Setting up Parental Controls for Android Devices

September 12, 2018


Last week's post introduced the method(s) of setting up parental controls for Apple devices. As mentioned last week, there are different methods to do the same on an Android device.


Many parents share the same goal with android devices as they do Apple devices - to prevent their children from being exposed to undesirable content.


With an android device, there are minimally two (2) ways to accomplish this task: 1) use third-party parental control apps, or 2) enable filtering and passwords for purchase in the Play Store. Additionally, you could set up restrictions using both Option #1 and Option #2.


Without re-writing history and research, attached are two links which could prove useful on how to establish restrictions.



1) 2018 review of top Parental Control applications for tablets & phones:,review-2258.html


2) Setting up parental controls using Google Play:


**As with all Tunkhannock Public Library Blog Posts, this  information should be viewed and accepted as purely informational and does not constitute the beliefs and/or opinions of the library. This information is available publicly and you are encouraged to use the links below as input in to your decision(s) to restrict explicit content, control application purchases and establish additional limits for your child.




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