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Introduction

ESET Parental Control for Android protects children from threats on smartphones and tablets. The application itself is a standalone Android app completely integrated with My ESET portal so that parents can monitor and adjust their child's online activity from any web browser by signing in to their My ESET account.

Category-based Web filtering restricts kids from accessing inappropriate web content. The Parental Control app is not intended for use by children, but is designed to allow responsive and flexible communication – kids have the option to request access to the content and apps they want. Parents can monitor their activity and respond to such requests either from the Parental portal or from their Android device (provided they have ESET Parental Control installed as well).

App features include:

Application Guard – Blocking — Provides extra peace of mind for parents by showing suitable apps for your children based on their age group. Age-inappropriate apps can be automatically blocked.

Application Guard – Time Limits — Playing games, sharing with friends and improving skills online are important for kids, but so are other family activities. This feature lets you set daily time limits for the apps of your choice.

Web Guard — Allows kids to explore the Web, without access to inappropriate content. Simply enter the child’s age, and categories such as gambling and pornography are blocked automatically.

Child Locator — Shows the location of children’s devices whenever you like, reducing anxiety about where they are if they forget to text or call you. Location is primarily taken from GPS on a mobile device. If the GPS data are not available, it can detect the approximate location through Wi-Fi or GSM network.

Child/Parent Setup Wizard — Helps you set up ESET Parental Control in just a few easy steps.

Parental portal (parentalcontrol.eset.com) — Lets you sign up for My ESET account to access statistics and settings of your children devices conveniently from your computer, tablet or smartphone. From Parental portal, you can manage rules, view reports, find out about possible optimization issues on children devices or locate them.

Parental message — a text message that locks the screen until a child reads it or locate child's phone.