Category: How-Tos

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 …

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 …

How to monitor iMessages for free now

We often get asked: “how do I monitor my child’s iMessages?” The answer today is that Boomerang Parental Control will not monitor your child’s iMessages but we want to share the following 7 steps on how you can do …

Boomerang Parental Control vs. Google’s Fami...

Interested in trying out Boomerang Parental Control? If Google’s Family Link is already installed on your child’s Android device, here are a few tips and clarifications in order to have the best experience with Boomerang Parental Control. We also cover the differences …

How to Handle It When Your Child Is Exposed to Por...

Whether it is accidental, or on purpose, the harsh reality of the world we currently live in is that at some point your child WILL be exposed to pornography. The online world can be filled with inappropriate content, …

Best way to filter and monitor YouTube now!

Here’s a step by step guide on how to apply our recommended YouTube monitoring approach with Boomerang Parental Control on Android child devices. Requirements Child device must be Android. Parent device can be Android or iOS. Latest YouTube …