Category: Tips

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 …

Boomerang Parental Control part of the Screen Time...

Our Boomerang Parental Control team joined the effort of our competitors in writing the Screen Time API — detailing our collective issue with Apple’s 2018 rejection of apps using MDM (Mobile Device Management) for third party parental controls …

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 …

Tips to Make Sure Your Child Does Well in School

We all want our children to thrive in school. While pushing them to be class valedictorian is not on most parents’ minds, we certainly want our children to thrive educationally and be successful in life. When you instill …

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 …