Following is a step-by-step how-to verifying parents using email. This gives parents access to Parental Controls.
Verifying parents using email is an important step without which
- Kids can not add other users as friends
- Forgotten kids password can not be retrieved
Basic registration is done in 3 easy steps described here – How Registration Works. To complete registration, parent needs to verify their e-mail address.
Start by clicking on ‘Settings’.
You are now in Settings page. Click on ‘Parental Settings’ to verify your e-mail.
The e-mail you used to register with will be pre-filled. Request verification code by clicking on .
Note: If you have entered a wrong email address to want to user another e-mail address, please edit the e-mail address before you request the verification code.
Wait for a drop down in-app notification that says verification e-mail has been sent.
Check your email. You will receive an e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org.Copy the verification code we have sent you.
Note: If you can not find the e-mail, please check your Spam or Junk folder. Contact email@example.com if you can not find the email.
Enter the verification code and click on and you are done.
You must have noticed that nowadays kids are greatly fascinated by electronic gadgets of various kinds. With development of science and technology, kids are getting addicted to such things. The coming of smartphones, iPads, iPods and other electronic equipments has become a great source of entertainment for the kids. You will notice that children can spend hour after hour with these gadgets. Rather than running and playing or other physical activities, kids are now more interested in these kinds of devices and the games that can be played there.
In today’s world it is not possible to keep children away from technology, but parents need to know as how to maintain the perfect balance on the use of technology. There should be a fixed time when kids should be allowed to use the devices and equipments during the day or in the week. For instance, smaller kids should be allowed to use and play on these devices on holidays and on weekends for a fixed time. However, older kids might need to use the computer or other sources for their studies etc. Strict parental control is required when your kids are using these devices and gadgets.
Using smartphones, iPads, and computers with internet connectivity without parental vigilance can lead to serious problems as the kid might fall into a trap unknowingly. With children knowing about social media, they might want to look for their friends and talk to them online. However, this might attract attention of fraudsters and might create problems.
Roo Kids is a great instant messaging app for kids where they can talk to their friends. The best thing about the app is that it has very strong parental controls. The app can is available at https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/roo-kids/id853763668?mt=8. When such apps are developed, you can let your kid use technology without any kinds of fears.
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