Install & Register FamiSafe on Parent's End

Get started with FamiSafe by install & register a FamiSafe account on the parent's end first.

On Parent's Phone

Here are the steps to register a FamiSafe account on parent's phones.

Step 1: Download FamiSafe from Google Play or App Store by searching for FamiSafe directly. Or you can download FamiSafe by clicking the below download buttons.

Step 2: Launch FamiSafe on your devices. You will be directed to the sign up page. You can choose to create a FamiSafe account using your email address or continue with third-party accounts. FamiSafe supports third-party log in via Google account, Facebook & Apple ID (for Apple devices only).

For Android devices:

android sign up

For iOS devices:

ios sign up

Step 3: After you register an account or log in using third-party accounts, click Start to add kid's devices and view kid's phone usage details.

famisafe parents click start

Step 4: A pairing code will show up and you can use it to tie up your kid's devices.

pairing code

On Website

You can also register a FamiSafe account on our website first before you download and install FamiSafe on your phones. Here are the detailed steps for you.

Step 1: Register an account via our sign up page using your email.

Step 2: After you created your FamiSafe account, you would need to download FamiSafe on your phones to tie up and manage your kid's device. FamiSafe is available on both Google Play and App Store. You can either search for FamiSafe or download it on your phone via the below download buttons.

Step 3: After installation, launch FamiSafe. You will be directed to the sign up page. Tap "Have an account? Log in" and log into your FamiSafe account.

ios sign up

Then click on Start to add a kid's device or view your kid's device usage.

sign up on website - click start

Step 4: A pairing code will show up and you can use it to tie up your kid's devices.

pairing code

2. Tie up Kid's Device

FamiSafe can be used to monitor Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, Windows and Mac devices. Parents need to tie up kid's devices before they can start to configure their kids' devices.

Set up FamiSafe on Your Kid's Android Device

Step 1: Download FamiSafe Kids on your kid's Android device.

FamiSafe Kids is available on Google Play. You can search for FamiSafe Jr on the Google Play of your kid's Android device or click the below button to download FamiSafe directly.

famisafe google play download

Step 2: After you complete the installation, launch FamiSafe Kids on your kid's devices. You will be directed to the registration page. Since you already created an account, you just need to tap on "Have an account? Log in" and log into your FamiSafe account. Then click Start to start setting up your kid's device.

pair your kid's Android

android start

Step 3: Or you can connect your kid's device use the pairing code by tapping Pair with Code. If you choose to log in using third-party accounts on the parent's device instead, please tap Pair with Code to connect the kid's device. You need to enter the 6-digit you received on the parent's phone to complete the binding. Then click on Start to proceed to the next step.

pair your kid's Android using pairing code

Step 4: Enter your kid's name and age.

enter your kid's name and age.

Step 5: Grant certain access to FamiSafe.

To ensure the best performance of FamiSafe, you will need to grant certain access to it first.

1. Activate Accessibility to allow FamiSafe to access the needed information.

Activate Accessbility on Kid's Androd

2. Activate display over other apps to allow FamiSafe to display on other apps when they are blocked.

Activate Display Over Other Apps on Kid's Android

3. Activate App Supervision to get the detailed app activity report.

Activate App Supervision on Kid's Android

4. Activate Notification Access to allow FamiSafe to monitor the notification on the kid's phone.

Activate Notification Access on Kid's Android

5. Activate Device Administrator Permission to set screen time limit remotely and prevent FamiSafe from being uninstalled by kids.

Activate Device Administrator Permission on Kid's Android

6. Activate Contact List & Location Permissions, tap Allow on the pop-up window.

Activate Contatc Location Permissions on Kid's Android

7. Some Android devices have battery saving or battery optimization settings. For these devices, you need to allow FamiSafe to stay active in the background.

Step 7: You are all set! Now you can head back to your device to start setting up rules and check details of your kid's Android device.

Tips: To learn about how to uninstall FamiSafe from Android devices, please refer to this FAQ.

Set up FamiSafe on Your Kid's iOS Device

Step 1: Download FamiSafe Kids on the kid's device.

FamiSafe Kids is available on the App Store. Click on the below button to download the app on your kid's iOS device.

Step 2: After the installation is completed, launch FamiSafe Kids on your kid's iOS device. You will be directed to the sign up page. Since you already have an account, tap on "Have an account? Log in" and log into your FamiSafe account. Then click Start to start setting up the kid's device.

log into your account famisafe account on kid ios

kid device start

Step 3: Or you can connect your kid's device use the pairing code by tapping Pair with Code. If you choose to log in using third-party accounts on the parent's device instead, please tap Pair with Code to connect the kid's device. You are required to enter the 6-digit you received on the parent's phone to complete the binding, then click Start to proceed to the next step.

using pairing code to pair your kid's ios

Step 4: Enter your kid's name and choose the age.

enter your kid's nameand age

Step 5: Grant certain access to FamiSafe and install Profile.

To ensure the best performance of FamiSafe on your kid's iOS device, you will need to grant certain access to FamiSafe, install Profile, and turn on Content Blocker.

1. Activate Location Tracking so that FamiSafe can track the kid's location.

Activate Location Tracking

2. Install Profile to allow FamiSafe to apply the rules you set:

a. Tap on Install iOS Profile.

Downloaded Profile to find FamiSafe Profile

b. FamiSafe will open Safari and download the Profile file. Tap Allow proceeding. If you are using iOS 14 or a later version, please make sure that you download the Profile file using Safari. Or the file may not be able to be opened.

Allow FamiSafe to open Safari

c. After the Profile is downloaded. Go to Setting › Downloaded Profile to find FamiSafe Profile.

Downloaded Profile to find FamiSafe Profile

d. Tap on FamiSafe Profile tap Install. Enter your passcode, a window will pop up to ask whether to trust Remote Management, tap Trust.

Trust FamiSafe Profile tap Install

e. Tap on Install again.

3. Enable Content Blocker to block websites.

a. Go to Setting › Safari › Content Blocker.

open FamiSafe setting

b. Turn the toggle on for FamiSafe.

open FamiSafe setting

Note: During installation, FamiSafe will ask for permission for Microphone/Photo/Location, please tap Allow when you receive the pop-up request.

Step 5: You are all set!

Tips: To learn about how to uninstall FamiSafe for iPhone/iPad, please refer to this FAQ.

Set up FamiSafe on Your Kid's Kindle Fire Tablet.

Step 1: Download FamiSafe on the kid's device.

FamiSafe is available on the Amazon App Store. Click on the below button to download the app on your kid's Kindle Fire.

Step 2: Log into your FamiSafe account.

log into your Kindle Fire account

Step 3: Choose the identity as Kid and enter the kid's nickname and age.

Step 4: Grant certain access to FamiSafe.

To ensure the best performance of FamiSafe on your kid's Kindle Fire tablet, you need to grant certain access to FamiSafe first.

1. Activate Accessibility on kid's Kindle Fire tablet to allow FamiSafe to limit app usage and keep kids from online dangers.

Activate Accessibility on kid's Kindle Fire

Activate Accessibility on kid's Kindle Fire

2. Activate display over other apps to make sure that FamiSafe can display over blocked apps.

Activate display on kid's Kindle Fire

3. Activate App Supervision to access the detailed app activity report.

kindle fire - activate app supervision

4. Activate Notification Access to allow FamiSafe to monitor the notification on the kid's tablet.

Activate Device Administrator Permission

5. Activate Device Administrator Permission to set remote screen control.

Activate Device Administrator Permission

6. Activate Contact List & Location Permissions, tap Allow on the pop-up window.

allow FamiSafe on the pop-up window

Step 5: You are all set!

Set up FamiSafe on Your Kid's Windows
  1. Click the below button to download FamiSafe on the kid's computer. FamiSafe will start downloading automatically.
  2. famisafe windows download

  3. Once downloaded, double-click the FamiSafe installer.
  4. Tap Finish once the installation is successful. The login pop-up will appear automatically.
  5. Log in using your FamiSafe account (or you can create one if you don't have one yet), or tap Pair with Code to use the pairing code to connect kid's Windows device.

famisafe win log in

  1. Enter your kids' name and age and click Continue.

famisafe win kid name age

  1. Click Finish. Now your kid's PC is set up with FamiSafe's parental controls.

famisafe win finish

Set up FamiSafe on Your Kid's Mac
  1. Download FamiSafe on your kid's Mac device.
  2. famisafe mac download

  3. Launch the pkg file and follow the quick setup instructions to complete the installation.

mac setup complete

  1. Log into your FamiSafe account on the pop-up window. You can also choose to connect the kid's Mac using pairing code instead of by clicking the Pair with Code option.

mac sign up

  1. Enter your child's nickname and age, click Continue.

famisafe mac name age

  1. FamiSafe is now protecting the kid's Mac device.
Set up FamiSafe on Your Kid's Chromebook Device

Step 1: You need to install Famisafe extension first on your Chrome webbrowser. Visit Famisafe extension homepage directly or find the extension by searching famisafe in Chrome Web Store. Then click Add to Chrome in the extension homepage to install it.

install famisafe extension

Step 2: After the installation, you will be prompted to connect Famisafe Jr app, and you can use Famisafe control functions only after you install both Famisafe extension and Famisafe Jr app. Click Connect Now in the page to go on.

connect famisafe jr app

Step 3: At this point, the Chromebook will launch the Google Play Store and jump to the Famisafe Jr app page. We will click Install and wait for the installation to finish. By the way, you can also click the below button to download FamiSafe Jr app directly.

famisafe google play download

install famisafe jr app

After that, we need to log in or pair with the parent's device in the app, and get the required system permissions. The steps can be found in: How to set up Famisafe in kids' Android devices?

Note: Not all features on Famisafe for Android device are available on the Chromebook edition. These below features are removed:

  • Explicit Content Detection: SMS, Twitter, and Kik
  • Driving Report
  • Inappropriate pictures
  • Content Manage: Do not allow SMS and Do not allow camera

set up famisafe jr app

Step 4: After you finish setting all the permissions on the app, the app will automatically connect with Famisafe extension and show This Chromebook is now protected on Famisafe extension homepage.

connect famisafe jr app successfully


Finally, you can set rules for Chromebook and view various device information in the parental settings.

How to Use FamiSafe on Android Devices?

Keep an eye on kids' online activities and keep them safe online with FamiSafe trustworthy Android parental control solution.

Activity Report

What you can do with FamiSafe's Activity Report:

  • Check the daily phone usage details in a timeline format.
  • Provide information about when and what apps are used, or which websites are visited.
  • Free to check the activity report of any date.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > tap Activity Report.

FamiSafe Android activity report

Step 2: Scroll to view the phone activity, tap on the "<" or ">" to check the activity report of the previous or next day.

Step 3: Tap the date to choose the date you would like to check.

Step 4: To check which websites are visited under the Activity Report section, tap the "x page visited" to get the details.

FamiSafe Android activity report

check the details of report

Browser History:

What you can do with FamiSafe's Browser History:

  • View kid's browser history.
  • Set visited websites as an exception to be blocked or allowed.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Browser History.

FamiSafe Browser History

Step 2: Scroll to check the kid's browser history. Tap the Lock beside the website address to set the website as an exception, and you can choose to block or allow it.

FamiSafe Browser History

famisafe browser history - block or allow

Step 3: Tap on the "<" or ">" to check the browser history of the previous/next day or tap on the date to check the history of a specific day.

FamiSafe Browser History

Screen Time

What you can do with FamiSafe's Screen Time:

Provide 4 types of screen usage reports: Daily, 7 Days, 15 days, and 30 days for parents.

  • Block all apps on one tap by using the Instant Block feature.
  • Set up a screen time limit for the devices.
  • Check how much time has been spent on one specific app or one type of apps.
  • Set up App Limit for the app and block the app when the limit is reached.
  • Set up Smart Schedule to block the chosen app during a particular time or at specific locations.
  • Customize the allowed apps list.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Screen Time.

FamiSafe screen time report

Step 2: Tap on the +/- next to the remaining screen time to extend or shorten total screen time usage temporarily.

FamiSafe screen time - add time limit

Step 3: Tap View All to check screen usage reports.

FamiSafe screen time - view all

famisafe screen time view details

Step 4: Tap on the icon next to the app you would like to set a limit to allow/block/set advanced limit rules.

set rules for different apps

differnt icon meanings for Android screen time

Step 5: Tap App Limit to set Time Limits or Restriction Schedule for apps.

famisafe45-screen time-app limit

Step 6: Tap Smart Schedule to set up a different schedule to block chosen apps for different times or places.

famisafe45-smart schedule-set smart schedule

Step 7: You can enter or choose a name for the schedule.

Step 8: Turn on the toggle next to Set a location to apply the schedule if you would like to trigger the schedule by location. Search for the place you would like to add a geofence.

Step 9: Turn on the toggle next to Set a time period to apply the schedule for a specific time > Choose the Start Time and End Time. You can choose to use the same schedule for every day or customize the schedule for different periods of different dates.

famisafe screen time -smart schedule set up

famisfe45 screen time - set up smart schedule

Step 10: Customize the allowed apps list by tapping Allowed Apps.

famisafe45-screen time-allowed apps

Web Filter

What you can do with FamiSafe's Web Filter:

  • Block websites by category, FamiSafe's database has more than 10 categories of websites. Parents can block the category they do not want their kids to access.
  • Block or allow websites by adding Exceptions.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Launch FamiSafe > Tap Features > Tap Web Filter.

FamiSafe Web Filter

Step 2: Under Categories, toggle on the switch next to the website category you would like to block.

FamiSafe Web Filter

Step 3: Under Exceptions, tap Add Exception to add a website, choose whether to block or allow access to it.

FamiSafe Web Filter

YouTube App Control

What you can do with FamiSafe's YouTube App Control:

  • Check the YouTube app watch history.
  • Block inappropriate YouTube videos or channels.
  • Monitor and detect any suspicious text in the description, title, comments of the videos watched, posted, or commented by your kids.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap on Features > Tap YouTube App Control.

FamiSafe YouTube App Control

Step 2: Tap History to view the kid's watch history on YouTube App, tap the Lock icon next to the watch history to block the video or the channel, tap on the World icon can open the video on the browser.

FamiSafe YouTube App Control view the kid's watch history on YouTube App

Step 3: Under Potential Issues, you can check videos that contain suspicious text

FamiSafe Potential Issues

Step 4: To view history or potential issues of different days, you can tap on the "<" or ">" to move to the previous or next day or tap the date to choose the date you would like to check.

Step 5: To manage the suspicious text, you can tap on the three vertical dots on the right top corner and tap Suspicious Text Base. There are more than 10 categories of suspicious text. By toggling the switch beside the category, you can enable or disable the category.

YouTube App Control manage the suspicious text

Step 6: To manage the suspicious text under a different category, you can tap the category first, then tap Edit to manage or add the word.

manage or add the word

Step 7: If the word you would like to monitor does not fall into any categories provided, you can tap on the three vertical dots on the right top corner and tap Add Suspicious Word to add one.

Add Suspicious Word on YouTube App Control

Step 8: To check the videos you blocked, you can tap the three vertical dots and tap the Black List. By tapping the Lock icon beside the video, you can unblock the videos.

unblock the videos on the black list

Safe Search

What you can do with FamiSafe's Safe Search:

- Safe Search will block the kid's browser search results if the search term includes explicit content.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Safe Search.

view thhe search history on Safe Search

Step 2: Toggle on the switch next to Enable Safe Search to enable the feature.

Step 3: Under Search History, you can view the history of the blocked search terms. By tapping on the Lock next to the blocked search term to block or unblock it.

view thhe search history on Safe Search

Step 4: Under Exceptions, you can add words to be always allowed or blocked to search by tapping Add an Exception. After you tap Add an Exception, you can enter the word and choose whether to Allow or Block it.

add exception words

Step 5: To delete the exception, you can tap the dustbin icon next to it. A pop-up will appear to ask you to confirm the delete.

Step 6: To manage the suspicious word base, you can tap the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Suspicious Text Base to check and manage the suspicious word you would like to monitor.

manage the suspicious word base

Step 7: You can add suspicious words by tapping the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Add Suspicious Word to be blocked or allowed.

add suspicious words

Real-time Locations

Function:

Check the current location of your kid's device

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Real-time location will display under Home, or you can go to Features > Real-time Location to check.

Real-time Locations

Step 2: Tap on the Refresh icon on the right top corner to refresh your kid's location.

Real-time Locations

Location History

What you can do with FamiSafe's Location History:

  • Check where your kids have been.
  • View location history of the past 30 days.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features and then tap Location History.

FamiSafe Location History.

Step 2: You can check the location history in timeline form.

Step 3: Tap on "<" or ">" to check the location history of the previous or next day. Or tap on the date icon to choose the date you would like to check.

FamiSafe Location History.

Geofences

What you can do with FamiSafe's Geofences:

Set up a specific area to get notified when kids enter or leave the area.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Geofences.

FamiSafe geofence

Step 2: Tap Add to add a geofence. Enter a name for the geofence and search for the location you would like to set as a geofence.

Step 3: Choose the range you would like to apply to the geofence area and tap Save.

FamiSafe geofence

Step 4: You will get notified under Notice when your kids enter or leave the area you set up.

Explicit Content Detection

What you can do with FamiSafe's Explicit Content Detection:

  • Monitor up to 9 social media platforms: SMS, WhatsApp, Messenger, Messenger Lite, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Kik, and detect any explicit content.
  • If explicit content is found, parents can review the messages.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap on Features > Explicit Content Detection.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 2: You will need to connect the account first. Under Connect Accounts, tap Connect Account next to the social platform you would like to monitor. You will need to enter your kid's account information to connect.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 3: Under Potential Issues, you can view the issues detected here.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 4: To manage the suspicious text base, you can tap on the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Suspicious Text Base. There are more than 10 categories of suspicious textbase. You can turn on or off the switch beside the category to enable or disable it.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 5: If you would like to add words to the text base, you can tap the category and tap Add to add a keyword to the category directly.

Step 6: To add new suspicious words, you can also tap the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Add Suspicious Word. Type in the suspicious word and choose its category and then tap Save. You can also delete the word by tapping the "x" next to it.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Suspicious-Photos

What you can do with FamiSafe's Suspicious Photos:

  • Detect photos in your kid's album that contain adult content.
  • The detected photo will be uploaded to the parent's end for further review.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features and then tap Suspicious Photos.

FamiSafe Suspicious Photo

Step 2: Turn the toggle on next to Enable the switch to detect to monitor suspicious pictures on your kid's device.

fs45-android-enable suspicious photos

Step 3: Tap on the setting icon on the right top corner and then tap Settings.

Step 4: Choose the accurate level. The higher level you set up, the fewer photos will be considered suspicious.

FamiSafe Suspicious Photo

Step 5: You can manage suspicious photos by tapping on the setting icon > Edit.

FamiSafe Suspicious Photo - edit

Step 6: Select the photo you would like to delete and tap the dustbin icon on the right top corner.

fs45 suspicious photo - delete photo

Driving Report

What you can do with FamiSafe's Driving Report:

  • Get a detailed view of your kids' driving details. Check information like the highest speed, number of over speed, hard braking, and more for each single driving record.
  • View the driving routine of each trip.
  • Review weekly driving summary with your family member, including information like driving duration, average speed, etc.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Driving Report.

FamiSafe driving report

Step 2: Tap Enable to enable the feature and get to know your kid's driving behaviors.

enable driving report

Step 3: You can also enable the feature by tapping the setting icon on the right top corner.

enable FamiSafe driving report

Step 4: Set the speed limit so that FamiSafe will record the number of over speeding.

speed limit

Step 5: Tap the Driving Details to view the driving information of each trip.

FamiSafe driving details

Step 6: Tap Weekly Summary to view the weekly report. You can tap the < or> to view the report of past weeks.

FamiSafe weekly driving report

TikTok History

What you can do with FamiSafe's TikTok History:

Check your kid's TikTok usage history and know what videos the kid watched.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > TikTok History.

FamiSafe geofence

Step 2: Scroll to view the TikTok History, tap on the "<" or ">" to check the TikTok History of the previous or next day.

Step 3: Tap the date to choose the date you would like to check.

FamiSafe TikTok History

Step 4: To check which channels are visited under the TikTok History section, tap the "VIEW" to get the details.

Content Manage

Function:

Stop kids to install apps, and restrict the use of cameras and SMS.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Content Manage.

Real-time Locations

Step 2: Turn the on or off button to restrict kids app downloads, access to camera or SMS.

Real-time Locations

How to Use FamiSafe on iOS Devices?

Monitor kids' device usage and protect them from online dangers with FamiSafe's reliable iPhone parental control solution.

App Blocker

What you can do with FamiSafe's App Blocker:

  • Block apps by age ratings or block FamiSafe-supported app's internet.
  • Set daily or weekly time limits for apps.
  • Receive alerts when kids try to open blocked apps.

App icons will disappear from kids' phone screens when you block apps by age rating.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap App Blocker on the Control category.

FamiSafe iOS app block

Step 2: If there are FamiSafe-supported apps on your kid's iOS devices, you can find it under Block app's internet to block, allow or set a schedule for it. These apps can still be opened on a kid's device yet has no internet connection.

famisafe45-ios-app-blocker

Step 3: You can also choose to block apps by age ratings. Choose the app categories you want to block. (Parents can't choose two categories at the same time).

FamiSafe iOS app block - block by age range

Step 4: Set a period of time to block the apps in the chosen age ratings. You can customize the period for different dates of the week.

FamiSafe iOS app block - restrict time

Step 5: Tap Save to begin restricting apps.

Browser History

What you can do with FamiSafe's Browser History:

  • View kid's browser history.
  • Block or allow visited websites with one tap.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Browser History.

FamiSafe iOS browser history

Step 2: Scroll to check the kid's browser history. By tapping the Lock icon beside the website address, you can set the website to be blocked or allowed on your kid's iPhone.

FamiSafe iOS browser history

famisafe ios browser history

Step 3: Tap on the "<" or ">" to check browser history of the previous/next day or tap on the date to check the history of a specific day.

famisafe ios browser history - change date

Screen Time

What you can do with FamiSafe's Screen Time:

  • Block all apps on kid's iOS device with one tap.
  • Set up schedules to block the chosen apps during a particular time or at a specific location.
  • Choose an age-rating to be allowed all the time.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Screen Time.

FamiSafe iOS Screen Time

Step 2: Turn on the toggle next to the Instant Block to block all apps.

FamiSafe iOS Screen Time

Step 3: Tap Smart Schedule to set up a different schedule to block chosen age-rating for different times or places.

Step 4: Tap Set Smart Schedule to add a schedule. You can enter or choose a name for the schedule.

FamiSafe screen time - set smart schedule

Step 5: Turn on the toggle next to Set a location to apply the schedule if you would like to trigger the schedule by location. Search for the place you would like to add a geofence.

Step 6: Turn on the toggle next to Set a time period to apply schedule for a particular time > Choose the Start Time and End Time. You can choose to use the same schedule for every day or customize the schedule for different periods of different dates.

famisafe ios screen time - set a smart schedule

Step 7: Tap Screen Time Limit to add restrictions for kid's iOS devices.

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Step 8: Customize the allowed apps list by tapping Allowed Apps and choose the age rating you would like to block.

Web Filter

What you can do with FamiSafe's Web Filter:

  • Block websites by more than 10 dangerous categories on Safari
  • Whitelist or blacklist certain websites on Safari by adding Exceptions.

Need to block other browser apps to ensure kids can't access all risky sites

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Tap Web Filter.

FamiSafe iOS Web Filter Toggle

Step 2: Under Categories, toggle on the website category switch you would like to block.

FamiSafe iOS Web Filter Toggle

Step 3: Click Exception to add a website, choose whether to block or allow access to it.

FamiSafe iOS Web Filter Toggle

Safe Search

What you can do with FamiSafe's Safe Search:

Automatically filter explicit content from Google and Bing search results.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Safe Search.

FamiSafe iOS Smart Schedule

Step 2: Turn the toggle next to Enable Safe Search to enable the feature.

famisafe ios safe search

Content Manage

What you can do with FamiSafe's Content Manage:

Block in-app purchase and explicit content from Apple Books.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Content Manage.

FamiSafe iOS Smart Schedule

Step 2: Turn the toggle next to the feature you would like to enable.

famisafe ios content manage

Real-time Location

What you can do with FamiSafe's Real-time Location:

  • Track live location of your kid's device.
  • Check kids' phone battery levels and get alerts when they are under 20%.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Check Real-time location on Home, or tap Features > Real-time Location.

FamiSafe Real-Time Location - iOS

Step 2: Tap on the Refresh icon to update location.

FamiSafe Real-Time Location - iOS

Location History

What you can do with FamiSafe's Location History:

View the past 30 days' location history.

FamiSafe iOS Location History

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features and then choose Location History.

FamiSafe iOS Location History

Step 2: View the location history by timeline.

Step 3: Click < or > Or tap date icon to check the location history of the past 30 days.

FamiSafe iOS Location History

Geofences

What you can do with FamiSafe's Geofences:

  • Create specific zones like school zone.
  • Get notified when kids enter or leave zones.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Geofences.

FamiSafe Geofences - iOS

Step 2: Tap Add then enter a name for the geofence

Step 3: Search for the location and choose the range you would like to set.

FamiSafe Geofences - iOS

Step 4: Tap Save to keep the geofence.

Step 5: Get notified under Notice when your kids enter or leave the area you set up.

YouTube Content Detection

What you can do with FamiSafe's YouTube Content Detection:

  • Monitor any suspicious keywords in descriptions, titles, comments of the videos watched, posted, or commented by your kids.
  • Get alerts when risky keywords are detected.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap on Features > Tap YouTube Content Detection.

FamiSafe YouTube Content Detection - iOS

Step 2: Click Connect Account and then enter your kid's account information to connect.

FamiSafe YouTube Content Detection - iOS

Step 3: Tap the three dots on the right top and choose Suspicious Text Base.

FamiSafe YouTube Content Detection - iOS

Step 4: By toggling the switch beside the category to enable or disable the category, then tap Edit to add words.

FamiSafe Yotube Content Detection - Add Suspicious Text

Step 5: Click the three dots on the right top and tap Add Suspicious Word If you would like to add self-defined risky keywords.

FamiSafe Yotube Content Detection - Add Suspicious Text

Step 6: Under Potential Issues, you can check videos that contain suspicious text.

FamiSafe Yotube Content Detection - Add Suspicious Text

Suspicious Photo

What you can do with FamiSafe's Suspicious Photos:

  • Detect porn photos in kid's phone album.
  • Receive alerts of porn images.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features and then click Suspicious Photos.

FamiSafe Suspcious Photo Alert

Step 2: Switch the toggle to turn on detection.

Step 3: Tap on the setting on the right top corner and then choose Settings.

Step 4: Turn the toggle next to Detect Suspicious Pictures on and choose the accurate level.

The higher level you set up, the fewer photos will be considered suspicious.

FamiSafe Suspcious Photo Alert

Step 5: Get alerts when porn images are detected.

FamiSafe Suspcious Photo Alert

Find My Parents

Share real-time location with kids after you confirm their invitation.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Find My Parents from kids' devices.

Find My Parents

Step 2: Click Invite from kids' devices to ask for sharing location.

Find My Parents

Step 3: Tap Allow from parents' devices to confirm location-sharing invitation.

Step 4: Parents' and kids' locations will appear on the map at the same time.

Find My Parents

Find My Parents

Driving Report

What you can do with FamiSafe's Driving Report:

  • Get a detailed view of your kids' driving details. Check the highest speed, number of over speed, hard braking, and more for each single driving record.
  • View the driving routine of each trip.
  • Review weekly driving summary with family, check the summary of your kid's report. Get information like average speed, total driving time and more.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Driving Report.

FamiSafe driving report ios

Step 2: Tap Enable to know your kid's driving behaviors.

enable driving report on ios

Step 3: You can also enable the Driving Report by tapping the setting icon on the right top corner.

enable FamiSafe driving report on iPhone

Step 4: Set the speed limit so that FamiSafe will record the number of over speed.

FamiSafe Driving Report speed limit

Step 5: Tap the Driving Details to view the driving information.

FamiSafe driving details for ios

Step 6: Tap Weekly Summary to view the weekly report. You can tap the < or> to view the report of past weeks.

FamiSafe weekly driving report for iPhone

How to Use FamiSafe on Kindle Fire?

Check app usage and the online activity on Kindle Fire. Help kids get away from internet dangers and social media addiction with FamiSafe Kindle Fire parental control solution.

Activity Report

What you can do with FamiSafe's Activity Report:

  • Check kid's daily usage details in a timeline format.
  • Provide information about when and what apps are used, or which specific websites are visited.
  • Free to check the activity report of any date.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Activity Report.

FamiSafe Activity Report to check the details of activities

Step 2: Scroll to view the Kindle Fire activity, tap on the "<" or ">" to check the activity report of the previous or next day.

Step 3: Tap the date to select the date you would like to check.

Step 4: To check which websites are visited under the Activity Report section, tap the "x page visited" to get the details.

FamiSafe Activity Report to check the details of activities

Screen Time

What you can do with FamiSafe's Screen Time:

  • Provide 4 types of screen usage reports: daily, 7 days, 15 days, and 30 days for parents.
  • Check how much time has been spent on one specific app.
  • Get to know how much time is spent on each app.
  • Block all apps by one tap.
  • Set up usage limits for apps on kid's Kindle Fire device.
  • Set up Smart Schedule to block the chosen app during a particular time or at a specific location.
  • Set up Time Limit for the app and block the app when the limit is reached.
  • Manage allowed apps list to always allow chosen apps.

How-to-Use

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Screen Time.

Kindle fire screen time report

Tap on the +/- next to the remaining screen time to temporarily extend or reduce screen time.

Kindle fire screen time - add screen time

Kindle fire screen time - add screen time 2

Step 3: Tap View All to check the detailed screen usage reports.

famisafe 45 kindle fire screen time details

Step 4: Tap on the icon next to the chosen app to allow/block/set advanced limit rules.

famisafe 45 kindle fire screen time details -restrict specific apps

Step 5: Tap Smart Schedule to set up a different schedule to block chosen apps for different times or places..

Step 6: Tap Set Smart Schedule to add a schedule. You can enter or choose a name for the schedule.

famisafe kindle fire 45 smart schedule

Step 7: Turn on the toggle next to Set a time period to apply schedule for a specific time > Choose the Start Time and End Time. You can choose to use the same schedule for every day or customize the schedule for different periods of different dates.

famisafe kindle fire 45 - smart schedule time limit

Step 8: Customize the allowed apps list by tapping Allowed Apps.

famisafe kindle fire 45 -allowed apps

Web Filter

What you can do with FamiSafe's Web Filter:

  • Block websites by category, FamiSafe's database has more than 10 categories of websites. Parents can block the category they do not want their kids to access.
  • Block or allow websites by adding Exceptions.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Under Categories, toggle on the switch next to the website category you would like to block.

FamiSafe Fire Web Filter

FamiSafe Fire Web Filter-1

Step 2: Under Exceptions, tap "add exception" to add a website, choose whether to block or allow access to it.

FamiSafe Fire Web Filter-2

Browser History

What you can do with FamiSafe's Browser History:

  • View kid's browser history.
  • Set visited websites as an exception to be blocked or allowed.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Browser History.

FamiSafe Fire Browser History

Step 2: Scroll to check the kid's browser history. Click the lock icon beside the website address, then choose to block or allow it.

FamiSafe Fire Browser History

Step 3: Tap on the "<" or ">" to check browser history of the previous/next day or tap on the date to check the history of a specific day.

Explicit Content Detection

What you can do with FamiSafe's Explicit Content Detection:

  • Monitor up to 8 social media platforms: WhatsApp, Messenger, Messenger Lite, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Kik, and detect any explicit content.
  • If explicit content is found, parents can review the messages.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap on Features > Explicit Content Detection.

FamiSafe Fire Explicit Content Detection

Step 2: You need to connect the account first. Under Connect Accounts, tap Connect Account next to the social platform you would like to monitor. You need to enter your kid's account information to connect.

FamiSafe Fire Explicit Content Detection

Step 3: Under Potential Issues, you can view the issues detected here.

Step 4: To manage the suspicious text base, you can tap on the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Suspicious Text Base. There are more than 10 categories of suspicious textbase. You can turn on or off the switch beside the category to enable or disable it.

FamiSafe Fire Explicit Content Detection

Step 5: If you would like to add words to the text base, you can tap the category and tap Add to add a keyword to the category directly.

FamiSafe Fire Explicit Content Detection

Step 6: To add new suspicious words, you can also tap the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Add Suspicious Word. Type in the suspicious word and choose its category and then tap Save. You can also delete the word by tapping the x next to it.

FamiSafe Fire Add Suspicious Word

FamiSafe Fire Add Suspicious Word

Suspicious Photos

What you can do with FamiSafe's Suspicious Photos:

  • Detect photos in your kid's album that contained adult content.
  • The detected photo will be uploaded to the parent's end for further review.
  • You can also delete the photo, after you delete it, it will disappear on your kids' tablet.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features and then tap Suspicious Photos.

FamiSafe Fire set Suspicious photos

Step 2: Tap on the three vertical dots on the right top corner and then tap Settings.

FamiSafe Fire set Suspicious photos

Step 3: Turn the toggle next to detect suspicious photos on.

Step 4: Detected suspicious photos will be shown under suspicious photos with a red notice point.

Step 5: Tap it and check the suspicious photos.

FamiSafe Fire check the Suspicious photos

Step 6: Tap "Edit", then select the photo, click the delete icon.

FamiSafe Fire delete the Suspicious photos

How to Use FamiSafe on Windows, Mac and Chromebook?

Get to know what kids are up to on their Windows or Mac devices. Help parents to understand kid's digital usage habits and keep them safe from online dangers and other threats with the FamiSafe Windows & Mac solution.

Activity Report

What you can do with FamiSafe's Activity Report:

  • Check the kid's Windows, Mac or Chromebook activity details in the timeline form.
  • Get the information about which app has been used and for how long.
  • Access to previous activity reports.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Tap Activity Report.

FamiSafe Activity Report for windows & mac

Step 2: Scroll down to view the activity details. You can tap the "<" or ">" to switch to the previous or next day.

famisafe activity report for windows and mac

Step 3: If you would like to check the activity report of a specific date, you can tap the date to choose the date.

FamiSafe Activity Report change date

App Blocker

What you can do with FamiSafe's App Blocker:

  • Block application on the target Windows, Mac or Chromebook device.
  • Set up advanced rules to apply restriction schedules or set a time limit on the app.

How-to-use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar and then tap App Blocker.

windows mac app blocker

Step 2: Choose the application you would like to block, toggle on the switch next to the application.

Step 3: You can tap Advanced Rules under the app name to set different types of limit rules.

windows mac block app

Step 4: To set a restriction schedule, choose the start time and end time of the schedule to block the application. If you would like to apply the restriction schedules to different days, you can turn the toggle next to "repeat" on.

set up restriction schedule for desktop device

Step 5: To set a time limit, choose the time length you would like to allow your kids to use the apps, toggle on the switch next to repeat if you would like to apply the time limit to different days.

set up time limit - mac windows

Screen Time

What you can do with FamiSafe's Screen Time:

  • Check how much time has been spent on kid's Windows/Mac device.
  • Block the device on one tap.
  • Set up a screen time limit to restrict usage.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Screen Time to check overall screen time usage.

famisafe for mac win screen time

Step 2: Tap Block Device to block the device or set a screen time limit.

desktop screen time

Step 3: Tap Block Device to block the screen.

descktop block device

Step 4: Tap Set Screen Time Limit to set up the allowed screen time for the device. You can toggle the switch next to Repeat if you would like to limit to repeated.

desktop screen time limit

Browser History

What you can do with FamiSafe's Browser History:

  • Check the browser history of the target Windows/Mac device.
  • Block suspicious websites with one tap.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Browser History.

FamiSafe desktop browser history

Step 2: Scroll to view the website history. Tap the lock icon next to the website address you would like to be blocked.

mac windows browser history

Step 3: Tap "<" or ">" to switch to the browser record of the previous or the next date.

Step 4: Tap the date to view the browser history of a specific date.

Web Filter

What you can do with FamiSafe's Web Filter:

  • Block websites by category. FamiSafe has more than 10 built-in website categories that cover Violence, Adult, Drug, Weapons, and more.
  • Add Exception to block or allow a specific website.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features and then tap Web Filter.

FamiSafe desktop web filter

Step 2: Under Categories, toggle on the switch next to the website category you would like to be blocked.

FamiSafe mac windows website category

Step 3: Under Exceptions, tap Add an Exception to add a website address.

famisafe add exception

Step 4: Enter the website address and choose whether to Allow or Block it, then tap Save.

famisafe add exception - enter website address

Smart Schedule

What you can do with FamiSafe's Smart Schedule:

  • Set up a schedule to block different applications at a set time.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the bottom navigation bar and then tap Smart Schedule.

FamiSafe desktop smart schedule

Step 2: Tap Add Smart Schedule to add one.

set smart schedule for Windows or Mac

Step 3: Tap Name to set a name for the schedule.

desktop add smart schedule

Step 4: Choose the start time and end time of the schedule.

desktop add smart schedule add a name

Step 5: Toggle on the switch next to Repeat if you would like the schedule to be repeated.

How to Use FamiSafe on Chromebook Device?

Keep an eye on kids' online activities and keep them safe online with FamiSafe trustworthy Android parental control solution.

Activity Report

What you can do with FamiSafe's Activity Report:

  • Check the daily device usage details in a timeline format.
  • Provide information about when and what apps are used, or which websites are visited.
  • Free to check the activity report of any date.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > tap Activity Report.

FamiSafe Chromebook activity report

Step 2: Scroll to view the phone activity, tap on the "<" or ">" to check the activity report of the previous or next day.

Step 3: Tap the date to choose the date you would like to check.

Step 4: To check which websites are visited under the Activity Report section, tap the "x page visited" to get the details.

FamiSafe Chromebook activity report

check the details of report

Browser History:

What you can do with FamiSafe's Browser History:

  • View kid's browser history.
  • Set visited websites as an exception to be blocked or allowed.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Browser History.

FamiSafe Browser History

Step 2: Scroll to check the kid's browser history. Tap the Lock beside the website address to set the website as an exception, and you can choose to block or allow it.

FamiSafe Browser History

famisafe browser history - block or allow

Step 3: Tap on the "<" or ">" to check the browser history of the previous/next day or tap on the date to check the history of a specific day.

FamiSafe Browser History

Screen Time

What you can do with FamiSafe's Screen Time:

Provide 4 types of screen usage reports: Daily, 7 Days, 15 days, and 30 days for parents.

  • Block all apps on one tap by using the Instant Block feature.
  • Set up a screen time limit for the devices.
  • Check how much time has been spent on one specific app or one type of apps.
  • Set up App Limit for the app and block the app when the limit is reached.
  • Set up Smart Schedule to block the chosen app during a particular time or at specific locations.
  • Customize the allowed apps list.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Tap Screen Time.

FamiSafe screen time report

Step 2: Tap on the +/- next to the remaining screen time to extend or shorten total screen time usage temporarily.

FamiSafe screen time - add time limit

Step 3: Tap View All to check screen usage reports.

FamiSafe screen time - view all

famisafe screen time view details

Step 4: Tap on the icon next to the app you would like to set a limit to allow/block/set advanced limit rules.

set rules for different apps

differnt icon meanings for Android screen time

Step 5: Tap App Limit to set Time Limits or Restriction Schedule for apps.

famisafe45-screen time-app limit

Step 6: Tap Smart Schedule to set up a different schedule to block chosen apps for different times or places.

famisafe45-smart schedule-set smart schedule

Step 7: You can enter or choose a name for the schedule.

Step 8: Turn on the toggle next to Set a location to apply the schedule if you would like to trigger the schedule by location. Search for the place you would like to add a geofence.

Step 9: Turn on the toggle next to Set a time period to apply the schedule for a specific time > Choose the Start Time and End Time. You can choose to use the same schedule for every day or customize the schedule for different periods of different dates.

famisafe screen time -smart schedule set up

famisfe45 screen time - set up smart schedule

Step 10: Customize the allowed apps list by tapping Allowed Apps.

famisafe45-screen time-allowed apps

Web Filter

What you can do with FamiSafe's Web Filter:

  • Block websites by category, FamiSafe's database has more than 10 categories of websites. Parents can block the category they do not want their kids to access.
  • Block or allow websites by adding Exceptions.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Launch FamiSafe > Tap Features > Tap Web Filter.

FamiSafe Web Filter

Step 2: Under Categories, toggle on the switch next to the website category you would like to block.

FamiSafe Web Filter

Step 3: Under Exceptions, tap Add Exception to add a website, choose whether to block or allow access to it.

FamiSafe Web Filter

YouTube App Control

What you can do with FamiSafe's YouTube App Control:

  • Check the YouTube app watch history.
  • Block inappropriate YouTube videos or channels.
  • Monitor and detect any suspicious text in the description, title, comments of the videos watched, posted, or commented by your kids.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap on Features > Tap YouTube App Control.

FamiSafe YouTube App Control

Step 2: Tap History to view the kid's watch history on YouTube App, tap the Lock icon next to the watch history to block the video or the channel, tap on the World icon can open the video on the browser.

FamiSafe YouTube App Control view the kid's watch history on YouTube App

Step 3: Under Potential Issues, you can check videos that contain suspicious text

FamiSafe Potential Issues

Step 4: To view history or potential issues of different days, you can tap on the "<" or ">" to move to the previous or next day or tap the date to choose the date you would like to check.

Step 5: To manage the suspicious text, you can tap on the three vertical dots on the right top corner and tap Suspicious Text Base. There are more than 10 categories of suspicious text. By toggling the switch beside the category, you can enable or disable the category.

YouTube App Control manage the suspicious text

Step 6: To manage the suspicious text under a different category, you can tap the category first, then tap Edit to manage or add the word.

manage or add the word

Step 7: If the word you would like to monitor does not fall into any categories provided, you can tap on the three vertical dots on the right top corner and tap Add Suspicious Word to add one.

Add Suspicious Word on YouTube App Control

Step 8: To check the videos you blocked, you can tap the three vertical dots and tap the Black List. By tapping the Lock icon beside the video, you can unblock the videos.

unblock the videos on the black list

Safe Search

What you can do with FamiSafe's Safe Search:

- Safe Search will block the kid's browser search results if the search term includes explicit content.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Safe Search.

view thhe search history on Safe Search

Step 2: Toggle on the switch next to Enable Safe Search to enable the feature.

Step 3: Under Search History, you can view the history of the blocked search terms. By tapping on the Lock next to the blocked search term to block or unblock it.

view thhe search history on Safe Search

Step 4: Under Exceptions, you can add words to be always allowed or blocked to search by tapping Add an Exception. After you tap Add an Exception, you can enter the word and choose whether to Allow or Block it.

add exception words

Step 5: To delete the exception, you can tap the dustbin icon next to it. A pop-up will appear to ask you to confirm the delete.

Step 6: To manage the suspicious word base, you can tap the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Suspicious Text Base to check and manage the suspicious word you would like to monitor.

manage the suspicious word base

Step 7: You can add suspicious words by tapping the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Add Suspicious Word to be blocked or allowed.

add suspicious words

Real-time Locations

Function:

Check the current location of your kid's device

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Real-time location will display under Home, or you can go to Features > Real-time Location to check.

Real-time Locations

Step 2: Tap on the Refresh icon on the right top corner to refresh your kid's location.

Real-time Locations

Location History

What you can do with FamiSafe's Location History:

  • Check where your kids have been.
  • View location history of the past 30 days.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features and then tap Location History.

FamiSafe Location History.

Step 2: You can check the location history in timeline form.

Step 3: Tap on "<" or ">" to check the location history of the previous or next day. Or tap on the date icon to choose the date you would like to check.

FamiSafe Location History.

Geofences

What you can do with FamiSafe's Geofences:

Set up a specific area to get notified when kids enter or leave the area.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > Geofences.

FamiSafe geofence

Step 2: Tap Add to add a geofence. Enter a name for the geofence and search for the location you would like to set as a geofence.

Step 3: Choose the range you would like to apply to the geofence area and tap Save.

FamiSafe geofence

Step 4: You will get notified under Notice when your kids enter or leave the area you set up.

Explicit Content Detection

What you can do with FamiSafe's Explicit Content Detection:

  • Monitor up to 8 social media platforms: WhatsApp, Messenger, Messenger Lite, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Kik, and detect any explicit content.
  • If explicit content is found, parents can review the messages.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap on Features > Explicit Content Detection.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 2: You will need to connect the account first. Under Connect Accounts, tap Connect Account next to the social platform you would like to monitor. You will need to enter your kid's account information to connect.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 3: Under Potential Issues, you can view the issues detected here.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 4: To manage the suspicious text base, you can tap on the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Suspicious Text Base. There are more than 10 categories of suspicious textbase. You can turn on or off the switch beside the category to enable or disable it.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

Step 5: If you would like to add words to the text base, you can tap the category and tap Add to add a keyword to the category directly.

Step 6: To add new suspicious words, you can also tap the vertical three-dot on the right top corner and tap Add Suspicious Word. Type in the suspicious word and choose its category and then tap Save. You can also delete the word by tapping the "x" next to it.

FamiSafe Suspicious content

TikTok History

What you can do with FamiSafe's TikTok History:

Check your kid's TikTok usage history and know what videos the kid watched.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features > TikTok History.

FamiSafe geofence

Step 2: Scroll to view the TikTok History, tap on the "<" or ">" to check the TikTok History of the previous or next day.

Step 3: Tap the date to choose the date you would like to check.

FamiSafe TikTok History

Step 4: To check which channels are visited under the TikTok History section, tap the "VIEW" to get the details.

Content Manage

Function:

Stop kids to install apps.

How-to-Use:

Step 1: Tap Features on the navigation bar > Content Manage.

Real-time Locations

Step 2: Turn the on or off button to restrict kids app downloads.

Real-time Locations

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