Want to block web content or apps on your child’s device that aren’t age-appropriate? With the AT&T Secure Family app, you can.
Web and app filters apply across all child devices setup under their profile on both Wi-Fi® and mobile data connections. To use web and app filters make sure you have:
Use Secure Family Filters to manage a child’s access to internet-based apps and websites. You can set internet filters by:
FYI: Apps that run local to your child’s device and don’t use internet may not be blocked. This may include standalone games or videos downloaded before the content filters are applied.
You have to choose an age group filter before you can customize filter permissions or add custom filters. Then, you can block by category or enter specific websites and apps to block. Select from up to 28 categories such as:
You can also toggle Safe Search and YouTube Restricted on or off. YouTube Restricted uses Restricted Mode on the YouTube app and website, which restricts the availability of potentially mature or objectionable content when using YouTube. Safe Search eliminates sexually explicit content from search results on Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo. Other search engines (Yahoo, for example) will not be impacted by this toggle.
Change the filter permissions for apps, websites, and categories. Filter permissions can be set to:
When apps or websites are set to Block, your child won’t be able to access them. For internet pages, they’ll get a message saying the site is blocked. Blocked apps will show the app has no internet connection, is unable to load, or a similar error message.
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