Parental Control Links

Parental controls are any tools or methods parents might use to restrict, tailor, or manage the media content their children consume.  A comprehensive suite of parental controls should include customizable filters, monitoring software, time-managing controls, and IM and chat controls.  These tools should be utilized on all Internet-enabled devices (desktops, laptops and gaming, mobile and music devices). 

Growing Wireless (provided by the Wireless Association),  keeps an extensive clearinghouse of up-to-date  safety and Parental Control Tools for  each of the major providers  in the industry .

For detailed information on parental controls, click any link  in the categories below:


Operating Systems

 Apple
Chrome OS
Windows


Smart Phones/Tablets

Android
Apple
Google Play Store

Search Engines

AOL
(note - AOL discontinued its
parental controls as of 2017)
Bing
Google Safe Search
Yahoo


Online Gaming and Consoles

Fortnite
Nintendo Wii
Nintendo DS
PS4
PS3
PSP
Xbox


Internet Streaming Media Provider

Amazon Prime Video 
CBS All Access
(Note- does not currently offer parental controls)
HBO Now 
Hulu
Netflix
Philo TV
(Note - does not currently offer parental controls)
PlayStation Vue
(Note- does not currently offer parental controls)
Sling TV
YouTube Kids