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Use parental controls with Smart Home Manager

Manage your family’s screen time at home.

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Take control of your home internet

Smart Home Manager comes with parental controls on select Wi-Fi® gateways. These include models BGW210, NVG599, and 5268AC. You can use parental controls to:
  • Create profiles: Assign devices to users on your home network.
  • Block internet access: Choose a profile and disable internet access.
  • Set time limits: Select a profile and set up bedtime restrictions.
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Create profiles

It’s a snap to assign devices to a profile. Here’s how:
  1. Select Tools, then Profiles or Add New, and then Create Profile.
  2. Enter a profile name.
  3. Choose devices from your available device list.
  4. Select Save.

If you don’t see a device you want to add, it’s probably already assigned to another profile. Want to delete a profile? Just select Delete.

Keep in mind: AT&T equipment that controls your service can’t be assigned to a profile.
This includes equipment for:
  • Internet: Wi-Fi gateways or extenders
  • TV: Receivers, streaming players, routers, or extenders
  • Digital Life security: Controllers, in-home tablets, or powerline adapters
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Apply profile filters and limits

Block a profile from internet access

  1. Select Tools, and then Profiles.
  2. Choose the profile you want to edit.
  3. Toggle the Internet Access button to disable or enable access for all devices found with that profile.

Good to know
: When you block internet access, devices on that profile can’t use your home internet. However, smart devices connected to mobile networks can still get online.

Set time limits

  1. Select Tools, and then Profiles.
  2. Choose the profile to edit.
  3. Select Time Limits.
  4. Set the desired limits and days for Bedtime restriction.
  5. Select Save.
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