6 ways to set parental control on your Kid’s Android phone

6 ways to set parental control on your Kid’s Android phone

How do I set parental control on my Android?

  1. Register a Gmail account for them with the correct age and with your email as the parent.
  2. Install Google Family Link on your phone.
  3. Add their registered e-mail to your Google Family Link.
  4. Factory Reset their android device if they already have one.
  5. Login with their own/new Gmail account that is linked to your Google Family Link.

NB: If it is a new device, make sure you use their Gmail account to activate the device.

  1. Immediately you carry out steps 4 & 5 above, your phone will get a notification to allow them to activate the device, this is the beginning of you taking control from anywhere.

Do parental controls work?


  1. All adult content of any form will never load on their phone.
  2. They cannot install anything without your approval remotely from the Family Link.
  3. You can lock their device from anywhere.
  4. You can set a start and stop time for their device usage, the phone will lock when it gets to that time even if you forget.

How should l control my children from watching all YouTube Videos?

  1. YouTube will not allow them to see adult content too.
  2. I recommend you remove the normal YouTube and install YouTube Kids.
  3. From your Google Family Link, you can see how long they stayed on each app or page, and warn them when necessary.
  4. Keeping visiting flatprofile.com you will see more relating articles publish often.

Dear Parents, let’s protect the morality of our Children.

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