Category: How-Tos

Understanding Your Teen’s Social Media Use

New social media apps are born just about every day. Some of them explode in popularity, while others end up on the discard heap with the other “never was” or out of date applications. It is difficult for …

How to Monitor Your Child’s WhatsApp Account...

What is WhatsApp? WhatsApp is an encrypted messaging platform that has now become ubiquitous and is very extremely popular. Facebook purchased WhatApp for an astronomical amount of $19 billion back in 2014 as Mark Zuckerberg saw the vision …

How do I provide safe browsing for my child?

There is a huge wide world on the internet, and there is a large portion of it that we would never want our children to see. Many of these websites we wouldn’t want our children to browse, even when …

How to monitor iMessages for free now

Many of our iOS users enjoy our screen time schedules, location and app controls we offer for iOS devices but quickly get back to us with a simple question: “how do I monitor my child’s iMessages?” The answer …

How to enable YouTube’s Restricted Mode filt...

In a previous post regarding How do I monitor my kids’ YouTube app history and searches, we provided tips on where to look for your kids’ viewed video history and searches. This post will show you how to enable Restricted Mode which is a filter …

How to Prevent Technology Addiction

Addiction is no longer just about drugs. There are many forms of addiction and many things that adults and children can become addicted to. From Diet Coke to prescription medication, and from shopping to leaving the thermostat at a …

How to Handle Kids Using Vault Apps

Kids have been hiding things from their parents since the beginning of time. With the changes in technology, however, it has gotten a whole lot easier than stuffing magazines under their mattress. The good news for parents is …

Set up Parental Controls on your child’s Goo...

Limiting apps, games and other content by age is possible with the Google Play app that’s on your child’s device. Though we currently cannot control these settings with Boomerang, we are providing you a quick guide here in setting up …

About Daily Emailed Reports (Android)

Safety online has never been more important. We can send you a daily email report with your kid’s phone usage! Here’s a quick overview on the daily report content we send about your child’s device activity. I’ll cover the …