How to turn on parental controls on Google Play

Enabling parental controls on Google Play is very easy. To do this, open the Google Play app from your device’s Apps menu or look for the shortcut if you have it enabled. On the home screen, tap the three stripes icon that appears in the top left corner.

Go to the Google Play menuGo to the Google Play menu

Click in the menu that appears settings.

Open settingsOpen settings

Scroll to the section family and tap the line Parental Controls.

Open the Family option and then select Parental ControlsOpen the Family option and then select Parental Controls

By default, this option is disabled. Tap the slider next to Parental Settings disabled.

Slide switch to the rightSlide switch to the right

You’ll be asked to enter a four-digit PIN that you can use to change parental controls. Enter a PIN and tap OK.

Create your PIN codeCreate your PIN code

Confirm the PIN again.

Confirm PIN codeConfirm PIN code

Now you can set content restrictions based on application type.

Select content to blockSelect content to block

Apps and games are based on a PEGI rating.

Blocking features for apps and gamesBlocking features for apps and games

Movies can be filtered based on the age they’re appropriate for or if it’s an X movie.

Movie blocking featuresMovie blocking features

Finally, you can also restrict the music if it is marked as explicit by the content providers.

Music blocking featuresMusic blocking features

To the Parental Controls To turn it off in Google Play, just tap the slider again Parental Settings activated. this function is very useful when a kid is using the android device. This way you can ensure that nothing is downloaded that is not age-appropriate. Note, however, that this tool will not work with the apps that you have previously installed on your device.

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