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Frequently Asked Questions
No - the limitation of Apple's iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad prevents one app from affecting another. It's one way that Apple uses to keep the iPhone very secure. You wouldn't want one app that you downloaded to have access to private data from another app.
Hence, your child's browsing experience can only be controlled when they use the McGruff SafeGuard Browser app.
If you want to stop your child from using Facebook, you should block the Facebook website (or the category "Social Networks") using the McGruff SafeGuard Browser, but you also need to restrict the Facebook App on the iPhone/iPad as well.
No - for the same reason as above.
Yes - that's why we send you a daily report showing you how much your child is using it. If you get an email indicating they have not used it for a while, there's a chance they are using a different browser - and that you didn't RESTRICT installing new apps, or you didn't RESTRICT Safari.
Yes - but you need to disable the YouTube app - your child will access YouTube via the McGruff Browser. Touch here for details on using YouTube's Safety Mode with McGruff SafeGuard Browser.
By purchasing the in-app SILVER upgrade, you can customize categories, specific websites, YouTube and many other things. Touch here for details on the SILVER Upgrade.
By purchasing the in-app SILVER upgrade, you can view blocked sites, full history, searches and usage time. Touch here for details on the SILVER Upgrade. To get an email of your child's full history of sites visited and blocked, purchase the GOLD Upgrade.
That's coming soon. You will be able to control any number of Apple mobile devices (iPads, iPhones, iPods) from one web login, and using your browser, see your family's activity, and modify settings. We'll send you an email once its ready.
By purchasing the in-app GOLD upgrade, you can get an email daily or weekly of every site your child has visited, or attempted to visit. Touch here for details on using Email Reporting.
You can set different filtering restrictions for each family member. Touch here for details on using Multi User Mode.
You can set up a schedule of when it browsing is allowed. Touch here for details on using Schedules.
You can hide buttons and bookmarks. Touch here for details on using Settings.
Yes - McGruff SafeGuard for PCs provides full parental control of your child's PC. It records all PC activity, including Facebook, as well as websites visited, chats, passwords, emails, searching and keystrokes. It automatically controls PC use & time limits and blocks porn & other inappropriate websites. It will notify you you via email or text message when your child's online behavior is worrisome, and you can view your child's activity from your work or home. Visit www.GoMcGruff.com
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