How to Set up Parental Control on Chrome

chrome parental control

As the famous saying states “with great power, comes great responsibility”, this applies to the power and accessibility of the internet worldwide, to every age group, to every class and creed, to every citizen of the free countries. Internet accessibility has been made possible by the cutting-edge advances in technology, and as the world around us keeps getting smarter and faster, we go along with it. We include all the generations present in the period, from youngsters to millennials to elders and even aged people. As everyone has access to the internet, they know the use of it as well. As far as the internet has made lives more comfortable for people all around the world in terms of communication and daily life assistance, it also demands some guidance and has increased the responsibility of the parents to look out for their kids, and what they are up to on the internet.

As an already known fact, people all around the globe have reached to the internet, and so does your children. In the time the internet connects strangers all around the world, good and bad both. There are high chances of your child getting in contact with the wrong people. While you can only look out for your child in this matter, there are other matters for which some serious steps can be taken. Like children having access to the internet and all the sites on the internet can prove to be a bad thing as well. To keep your children away from such sites or videos, parents can set up parental control in Chrome. Parental control feature in Google Chrome has made the struggle of parenting a little easy.

How to Enable Parental Control in Google Chrome?

Setting up parental control in Google Chrome is very easy, given if you follow the steps one by one accordingly.
First and foremost, ensure that you are logged in your Google account and turn on sync and link your Gmail account with Chrome. Then you can click by checking in the “People” section, and then select “Manage people” option to create a new Google account by clicking on the “Add person” option.

manage people chrome

For the new window, set the username and the image of the new account, and do not forget to land a check in the checkbox beside “control and view the websites this person visits from [email protected]” Click on the “Add” option, and a new Chrome browser window will slide open.

add person chrome

A new window for your child has been made; the parents can monitor their child’s activity on the website from time to time. By clicking on the “supervised users dashboard” link, and then on the name of your window and you can have access to monitor your child’s activities. It shows the websites that have been visited by your child, or you can turn the safe research on as well, which will restrict your child from visiting some websites or only websites that you have allowed on the window. This way every time your child will try to breach in a website which you have not allowed, it will ask for permission, and the parent, hence you can only grant permission.

How to Set Up Parental Control in Google Chrome on Android & iPhone

Parents always have to look out for their kids, especially when they are very young, as much as 12 to 15 year old’s. Such young children can often fail to realize their good and bad. That is when parents need to interfere. Kids of age 12 to 15 are rather irrational and at an age where they can get easily influenced or manipulated, which is why parents need to look out for them equally as when they were toddlers. This time to save them from bad people and bad influence. Especially on their smartphones, which are with them 24/7. As much as a smartphone is a necessity, it is a luxury as well. The parental control can be set up on Android phones using mSpy, which is the perfect solution for parents.

Try It Free

Step 1. Select The mSpy Subscription
First, select one of the mSpy subscriptions to complete and get the installation instructions.

Step 2. Install and Set Up
Download and install mSpy app onto the target phone.

Please note: Premium features require rooting your Android or jailbreaking your iOS device.

Step 3. Start Tracking
After finishing the installation, you can log in to mSpy Control Panel to start to set up restrictions of Applications and websites on the monitored device.

mspy browsing history bookmark

As well as monitoring your children’s activities over the internet, the websites they are visiting, their entire browser history and the people they are talking to, everything will be visible through mSpy. The mSpy parental control app lets you see all the messages, sent/received or even those who have been deleted. Keep a look on all the calls, outgoing or incoming. Even restrict unwanted calls, and you don’t want your kids to talk to those people. It lets you keep a watch on the internet your kid is using up, their entire browsing history or bookmarked websites. You can view messages sent from WhatsApp, Snapchat, Facebook and so on. It also lets you track the location of iPhone/Android phone through GPS and mark areas with geo-fencing. For example, if there are any safe or dangerous areas, you want to mark for your children and get notifications about this. mSpy has made parenting a little easier as now parents can see their children’s activities over the internet all the time and keep them safe from any bad ones.

Try It Free

Conclusion

Restricted parental control accounts can be made for children as well, but they might feel suffocated and caged by their parents using a restricted account. That is why mSpy is the better option to look out for your children. They can use their accounts while you can keep a look out for them as well. Parenting has always been a hard job, but with growing technology and easier access to better programmes and applications, the hard task of parenting has become a little easier over the years.

Erik Author