Google Family Link allows parents to remotely control and monitor children's and teenagers' cell phone use. One of the functions of the program is to set time limits for using the smartphone, in addition to locking the phone at night.
Check out, in the following step by step, how to set up time control on your child's cell phone. The procedure was performed on the iPhone version (iOS), but the tips also apply to Android.
Google Family Link: learn how to manage parental control Photo: Helito Bijora / TechTudo
Google Family Link: How to monitor app usage on your child's phone
Step 1. Open Google Family Link and, next to your child's name, tap "View". Then, slide the screen to "Usage time" and go to "Configure".
Google Family Link: see how to restrict cell phone usage Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 2. Activate the "Scheduled" option. By default, Family Link allows your child to use the cell phone for three hours a day, Monday through Friday. If you want to customize, tap on the days of the week to set the time. Finally, press "Save".
Google Family Link: I need to activate the daily usage limit Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 3. In the "Bedtime" tab, you can configure the phone lock at night. To do this, activate the option "Scheduled". By default, the cell phone is locked from Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 7 am. If you want to change, touch the desired day of the week and choose a new time.
Google Family Link: cell phone lock at night Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
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