Amazon Fire tablets are awesome. They’re generally hundreds of dollars cheaper than iPads or even other Android tablets, and they are incredibly simple to use. Many families purchase one to share or even get Fire tablets specifically for their children. However, they don’t necessarily want to give the kiddos carte blanche to do whatever they want on the devices. I’ll show you a few different ways to keep your kids from downloading apps or accessing content without your permission.
How to set parental controls on a Fire tablet
The simplest thing to do to prevent your kids from downloading apps or accessing inappropriate content is to put a passcode on your Fire tablet, but honestly, that’s not very helpful. Here’s a better way.
- From your Fire Tablet home screen, tap on the Settings app or swipe down from the top and tap on the settings icon.
- Tap on Parental Controls.
Here you can…