Android and Apple iOS Features

Here’s an overview of what functions work on Android mobile devices and Apple iOS mobile devices like iPods, iPhones and iPads. Our features are continually improving and changing so if you do not see a feature you’d love to have, contact us. We love feedback!

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ANDROID FEATURES

APP BLOCKER

Block individual apps from our web dashboard, including popular apps like social media apps such as Instagram, Snapchat and any game on your child’s device!

YOUTUBE APP MONITORING

Review videos your child’s watched on their YouTube app. Block access to the YouTube app’s Settings and enforce Restricted Mode for safer video viewing.

MESSAGING SAFETY

Receive notifications when inappropriate keywords are detected in text messages. Be aware if your child receives a cyberbullying or self-harm message.

LOCATION TRACKING

Your child’s device is automatically tracked and can be refreshed anytime via our app or web dashboard. Set a “virtual fence” to get notified when your child moves beyond it.

FAMILY MESSENGER

Boomerang’s built-in family messenger provides a safe way to communicate with your family. Works with families with Android and Apple iOS devices!

WEB DASHBOARD

Use web dashboard to completely customize your child’s device configuration. Tweak screen time schedules, apps and websites to block, review phone and text logs and other settings.

SCREEN TIME

Set daily allocation of time or set a schedule when your child can play games or chat on their favorite social media app. When time’s up, they can no longer use them!

CHILD’S DASHBOARD

Your child’s dashboard is free from addictive games! Select apps, websites and phone numbers that are always allowed and we even provide some recommendations.

SAFE CALLING

Review call logs, limit calling to only known Contacts, and block certain numbers. You will also receive a daily digest of who’s called who and for how long.

SAFE BROWSER

SPIN is recommended during setup, enforces safe Google searches and blocks inappropriate content such as websites with pornographic or inappropriate content for children.

EASY INSTALL

With input from professionals and the community, our app setup approach provides expert recommendations. All you have to do is create an account.

GET ATTENTION

Get your child’s attention when you tap on our Time-Out feature from our parent mode. Perfect for dinner time and beautiful sunny days when your child should be outside.

IOS FEATURES

APP BLOCKING

Enforce apps by the age of your child. For example, hide YouTube by selecting 12+ as the age rating for Apps and YouTube will be hidden since its app rating is 17+.

LOCATION TRACKING

Your child’s device is automatically tracked. Need a refresh? You can request your child’s current location anytime via our app or web dashboard.

PARENT MODE

With our Parent Mode – parents can control their child’s Android or iOS based devices. Time-out, give more time, review their location and their activity reports.

EASY INSTALL

Our setup is the easiest of any parental control app today. Follow the step by step wizard and create an account with your email and password.

SCREEN TIME

Set daily bedtime schedules so your child can leave the distractions of their device alone. When time’s up, all installed apps will be hidden from use!

SAFE BROWSING

Block Safari and use SPIN Safe Browser as your child’s default browser. Enforced Google’s SafeSearch, pornographic and other inappropriate content blocked automatically.

FAMILY MESSENGER

Boomerang’s built-in family messenger provides a safe way to communicate with your family. Works with families with Apple iOS and Android devices!

CONTENT RESTRICTIONS

Choose the content rating of TV Shows, Movies initially during setup and change them from our parent app. Easily limit violent Games, Movies, TV Shows and Music with explicit content!