Parental control apps for your Android tablet

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Parental control apps for your Android tablet

The following are Parental control apps which are highly customer rated from the Google Play Store and which offer a good mix of functionality.


Kid Mode

Link: Kid Mode

• Award winning, highly rated app
• Designed for children of 8 years and under.
• Puts all your children’s app in one place
• Child lock mode keeps children in –app, stopping in-app purchases and in-ad purchases
• Art studio where kids can paint, colour, & draw!
• Weekly activity emails on what your kids have been playing & learning
• Powerful parental controls with the optional Premium Membership
• ‘Offline Mode’
• Fun games & videos customized for every child’s age
• Illustrated storybooks that family members can read & record
• Video Mail feature lets kids exchange short messages with family


KID O’Z Play mode – safe for kids

Link: KID O’Z Play mode


• App filter- only displays children’s apps
• Child lock- stops children accessing the settings
• Set time limits on usage
• KID O’Z own app store
• Safe video content – 1000’s of child appropriate videos
• Safe web browser – access to 1000’s of the best children’s sites
• Safe Educational games online

Other Important features of note, Multi kids accounts, an offline mode, In -App purchase/Advert blocker, Apps blocker.


Kids Place – Parental control

Link: Kids Place


• Content accessed via their custom home screen which you select prior to sharing the device
• Kidsplace’s home screen displays only apps that parents have authorized
• It Prevents app and in-app purchases
• Capable of disabling all wireless signals while Kids Place is running to limit exposure to cell phone, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radiation.
• Can restart apps accidentally stopped by small children
• Add custom wallpaper to customize your child’s experience while in Kids Place
• The timer feature to locks Kids Place after pre-specified amount of time
• Appropriate for children of all ages – babies, toddlers, even teenagers

Apps more designed for teenagers


Care4teen – parental control

Link: Care4teen

They have two versions – a Basic version which is free. The premium version comes with a free 7 day demo.

The app is built for all Android devices (including phones) so some of the phone functionality may not be applicable.


• Safe web browser
• Application block
• Remote access to online behaviour
• GPS monitoring of device
• Remote reports enable parents to view websites visited, applications and games used.