How to Set up Parental Controls in Google Play Store
Google Play Store is filled with millions of games and Apps. However, not all games are kid-friendly. You will notice that some apps include that stuff which is not good for the kids. Like the stuff such as violence, blood etc. To make sure your children stay away from these kinds of stuff. And don’t just install anything which may be inappropriate for them to see. To avoid this, you must set up some parenting controls on the Google Play Store.
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Setting up Parental Controls in Google Play Store
Step 1: Open Google Play Store then tap on the hamburger menu on the top left. Scroll down and look for Settings and click on it.
Step 3: Under the User Control section you will see Parenting controls. Just click on it
Step 4: Turn the toggle ON and enter the PIN. Enter the pin again to confirm
Step 5: That’s it. You have restricted the content on your device. Keep in mind that you have only applied these changes to that device only. It won’t work on other devices even if you have the same Google account on other devices.
Step 6: And lastly, set the type of content for Apps and games that will visible now.
One more thing you can do if your kid buys stuff through Google Play Store. There is an option Set authentication for purchase below the Parenting Control. When your kids will buy something, they will need to enter your Google Password to enter and proceed further.
These methods will help you a lot. But still, it will be good to keep an eye on the kid when they are using your phone. That’s it. Feel free to mention your thoughts in the comment section as well.