7 Best FREE Android Parental Control Apps

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The best free Android Parental Control Apps to block children from visiting unsuitable or potentially harmful contents on Android.

7 Best Android Parental Control Apps

Kids are so much precious to the parents. Every parent wants to nurture kid in a healthy manner. But in this era of technology and smart devices, there are so many things which are good and so many things as well which are obviously harmful. The primary concern about kid’s safety with smartphones is that how to keep them away from bad things on websites. We all know the dark side of the web and how it can pollute a child’s mind and affect growth.

In addition to browsing the internet, there are also apps and games that should not be used by kids. As one would expect, there are so many applications in the mobile app stores for smart devices. Some of them are good for the kids, and some of them are destructive. So parents have to careful about the kids’ usage of those apps. The addiction of using smartphone or tablet and gaming on these devices can also seriously affect children’s development. Interestingly there are parental control apps available in the Appstore which can provide a substantial control over those smart devices to the parents. With these guard apps, the parents can keep the android devices secure and restrict the usage.

Many of these parental control software comes with a price or subscription fee and offers advanced features and monitoring. But what if you are not able to buy a parental control app? That’s why we roundup some of the best free parental control app which will shield your kids.

What are the best parental control apps for Android at no cost?

1. Kids Place – Parental Control

It’s a very helpful app developed by kiddoware. Through this app, parents can control the mobile app usage so that their kids cannot use the device in a harmful way. Parents can lock some of the installed apps. They can also restrict download authority, phone calls and text messaging of the smart device. This app has a beautiful feature; if a kid accidently exits from an app parents can auto restart the app from where it was stopped. With this app installed on your device both you and your kids can pass a healthy and safe time.

2. Norton Family parental control

Norton Mobile develops this app. We all know that Norton is already an established brand in the Anti-Virus market. This is one of the better apps to track your kids’ online activities. You can track which web pages your kids visited or tried to visit. You can also block the inappropriate websites so that the kids cannot visit. A costumed e-mail service will notify you whenever your kid tries to visit a web page which he/ she should not visit. This app has a premier version which will provide better and additional features.

3. Kaspersky SafeKids – Kids mode

Developed by the famous Anti-Virus brand Kaspersky Lab, Kaspersky SafeKids – Kids mode let parents monitor and control their children’s online activities on android phone and tablet devices. Unlike other parental control app, Safekids can be controlled from a different device with parent mode. This is very convenient as parent can monitor what’s going on from their device.

4. Screen Time Parental Control

Screen Time Labs develop this app to give you an accurate data of how much time is spend with your smart device. Screen Time is a proper match for a family consists of teenage kids. This app can allow you to set a time limit on your smart device on the daily basis so that you can restrict the usage of the device. It has a remote control feature by which parents can monitor and manage the usages of maximum 6 children.

5. FamilyTime Parental Control

FamilyTime Parental Control comes with many options: monitor & manage kid’s activities like location, internet, calls, app blocking, geofencing & much more! Parents can also limit screen time by defining different rules such as bedtime, dinner Time, homework Time. FamilyTime works across all your android devices.

6. Kid’s Shell – Kid Launcher

Kids’ Shell – children’s shell is actually an app launcher which allows to run only approved applications and games. Parents can to create a safe zone named “kid mode” and chose which apps should be available to launch for kids. The parent mode allows configuring the launcher. Remember to set the launcher as default for home button.

7. Funamo Parental Control

Funamo, Inc. has developed this app with a motto; “Get Peace of Mind with Funamo Parental Control!” The newly designed 2.0 version of this app has just been released. This app can change internet setting, parent monitoring, application control feature so that parents can control the usage of the kid. Besides, parents can set a school timer so that kids can get up in time and attend the school.

All the above applications are available in Google Play Store. Any parents can visit and download the desired app for free to protect their children.

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Khaled Shariar
Khaled is using Android OS since the very first Google Phone. Back in 2008, he started getandroidstuff.com to help other Android users to find the right Applications/ Games and solving issues with their phone. Khaled also works in Creative Media Design.

5 COMMENTS

  1. These are not FREE. I used Screen Time but after trial it has no purpose and I am not going to pay for these kind of apps!
    So very misleading!!!

  2. None of these apps are FREE, they are all trial versions with very limited fuunctionality until you purchase a PAID version. You are misleading people and wasting our time, it’s just plain dishonest. Change the title of this article to “7 Best Android Parental Control Apps with free trial download” or take out the word FREE altogether. Grrrr…

  3. Great article! Every app on this list does a good job for its specific task – the main issue with the ones we tried (Kasperski and Symantec) was they were memory hogs and our phones were working at a snail’s pace not to mention that the stuff was getting through. We went with the Safe Lagoon parental control app finally. Safe Lagoon, which was not reviewed here has all the listed features in this article into one app for me and my children (not just a web portal) which very convenient for us to see what’s going on from my Samsung with their app installed and running in Parent Mode.

    The Safe Lagoon Killer feature: IM monitoring (Whatsapp, Viber, etc) I have not seen that on any other parental control solution. Internet filtering is soild and app schedules are really easy and useful too – again, I can change the settings on my son’s phone direct from the Parental app on my phone. Awesome.
    They have an iOS app too – I’m waiting for my wife to get me an iphone and will let you know 🙂

  4. To all those parents who would like to restrict their kids from extended device usage, TakeitBack is a perfect tool. Currently available on Android devices only.

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