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This section provides you with an overview of the mobile devices managed by ESET Parental Control for Android for each child, the status of the devices and the potential issues that may prevent your devices from being optimally configured.

 

ESET Parental Control for Android will give you these device statuses:

Battery status - ESET Parental Control for Android will let you know the remaining battery percentage of your child's device.

Phone status - ESET Parental Control for Android will inform you about your child's phone status (Ringtone, Vibrate, Silent)

Tracking status - When your child's device is being tracked, ESET Parental Control for Android will display the Tracked device icon.

 

ESET Parental Control for Android will alert you of following optimization issues:

Application: Enable the use of GPS satellites to allow ESET Parental Control for Android to determine the location of the device more precisely.

ESET HOME: Enable GPS to get a more accurate location for the device.
You can enable the use of GPS satellites in Android settings > Location access by selecting GPS satellites.
 

Application: Enable Google's Location services to allow ESET Parental Control for Android to determine location of the device more precisely.

ESET HOME: Enable location services to get a more accurate location for the device.
To enable the use of Location services, navigate to Android settings > Location access. Select Wi-Fi & mobile network location.
 

Application: Enable mobile data connectivity to see your child's activity on ESET HOME, even if the device is not connected via Wi-Fi.

ESET HOME: Enable mobile data to see your child's activity, even if the device is not connected via Wi-Fi.
To enable mobile data connection, navigate to Android settings > Mobile networks and select Data enabled.
 

Application: Enable time synchronization to make sure your child can't manipulate the time allowed for gaming.

ESET HOME: Enable time synchronization to make sure your child can't manipulate the time allowed for gaming.
To enable the use of network-provided time, navigate to Android settings > Date & time and select Automatic date & time.

 

Application: Install Google Play Services to enable real-time control of the device (push notifications) from ESET HOME.

ESET HOME: Google Play services can be installed from Google Play.

 

Application: Activate ESET Parental Control for Android as device administrator on this device to avoid unauthorized removal of the app.

ESET HOME: Activate ESET Parental Control as device administrator to avoid unauthorized removal of the app.
To add ESET Parental Control for Android to device administrators, navigate to Android settings > Security > Device administrators > Parental Control and tap Activate.

 

Application: Allow Parental Control to access other apps on this device.

ESET HOME: To enable Parental Control, navigate to Android settings > Accessibility > Parental Control and enable Parental Control.