General

Reset parental PIN – the four-digit Parental PIN protects the application settings on the child's device. It also prevents children from uninstalling ESET Parental Control.

Parents' phone numbers – parental messages can only be sent from phone numbers saved in this list.

SOS Button – enable this option to send SOS messages from the child device to the devices saved in the Parents' phone numbers list. The SOS message includes the position of the child device when the message is sent. For more information about the SOS feature, see our Knowledgebase article.

Parental Messages – when this option is enabled, parents can send a text message that:

oLocks the screen until a child reads it.

oLocates a child device that does not have internet connection and sends the parent device an SMS with a link to the child device location. To request the child device location, send an SMS message starting with a question mark (?) in the text to the child device. You will receive an SMS message with a URL link to the child device location.

These messages must be sent from a phone number in the Parents' phone numbers list.

Lock device on – set the option to lock the child's device with all Parental messages or just those that begin with an exclamation mark (!).

Email reports – detailed summaries of your child's activities can be sent to your email.

Frequency – set the frequency of email reports.

The week starts on – set the option to start the week in your region on Monday or on Sunday. This will affect the appearance of the calendar in Time limits for fun & games.

Anonymous Usage Statistics -will send anonymous information (performance, operational statistics) about ESET Parental Control that will help us improve the application and services.

Crash Reporting -  will send application crash, malfunctions and issues reports to help us improve the application.