Letter to users about Apple parental controls

It all started in 2015 when we became early innovators and offered parental control for Apple iOS devices using Apple’s own Mobile Device Management (MDM) frameworks. Boomerang Parental Control offered parents remote control of iOS device screen time, …

Common Tools and Rules for Smartphone Use

As a follow up to our previous post It takes a layered approach for parental controls, here are additional common tools parents can use with their kids’ technology and a few rules to apply in your family. A …

How to Monitor Calls & Text Messages on Andro...

Monitoring child mobile devices is an important step in parenting today and how our kids communicate is quite different than how we did growing up (remember the one corded telephone in the middle of the living room where anyone …

Boomerang Parental Control back on the App Store

We are BACK! Boomerang Parental Control is back on the App Store. Apple made changes to their App Store Review guidelines at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) back in June 2019 which reversed their decision to ban …

Instant Apps – All about Google’s Play...

Instant Apps – so what are they? Google Play Instant Apps are also referred to as Native Android apps, without the installation by Google. Instant Apps are a good way to try an app without installing them but bad for parents …

It takes a layered approach for parental controls

Apps vs. Routers or Apps and Routers? It takes a layered approach. Parents have more parental control tools at their disposable to monitor their kids mobile technologies than ever before. From apps to routers to active conversations in …

How to set screen time limits with Boomerang Paren...

Boomerang Parental Control gives parents the most flexible screen time options for Android devices. As parents are getting ready for back to school, sport activities and a routine that usually gets undone during the summer months, one subject …

Tip: Control Android’s Guest Mode on Samsung...

On Samsung child device, Android’s Guest Mode can be controlled by Boomerang Parental Control. Samsung Android devices have additional controls which we include for free with our popular features – such as enforcing the GPS from being turned off, disabling Multi-Window …