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Original Air Date: Sep 6, 2019

Kid-proofing Your Devices

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that mobile devices like tablets and smartphones have become digital babysitters for lots of parents these days.

Anytime you see an unruly child in a public setting, often times the only way to get them under control is to hand over a screen to distract them.

The problem with doing this without locking down various parts of the device is that unintended outcomes can be plentiful and in some cases, expensive.

All of these mobile pacifiers have options that allow parents to lock down various apps, functions or even access to the Internet that are built in and waiting to be activated.

If you’re not aware or familiar with these settings, there are lots of places to get up to speed, including these sites:

Android users:

iOS users: