Category Archive: eSafety

Jun 16

VPN – Information

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A VPN (virtual private network) is usually hosted securely on another network, such as the internet, to provide connectivity. VPNs are often used when working on secure information held by a company or organisation.

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Feb 03

OurPact App – Parental Control and Screen Time Management

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OurPact is a breakthrough parental control app that harnesses the power of Internet and Application blocking in order to teach children proper device use and responsibility. Our parental control solution gives parents the ability to manage their child’s screen time throughout the day. Parents can enforce bedtime, set dinnertime, manage study time and schedule family …

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Feb 03

BACKING UP – How to back up your devices using iCloud or iTunes

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If you back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ll have a copy of your information to use if your device is ever replaced, lost, or damaged. Backups let you transfer data from your last device to your new one. Full Instructions - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT203977

Feb 03

PASSCODES – Use a passcode with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Learn how to set, use, and change a passcode on your iOS device. Set a passcode on your iOS device to help protect your data. Each time you turn on or wake your device, you’ll need to unlock it with your passcode. If your device supports Touch ID, you can use your fingerprint instead of a passcode. Full …

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Nov 16

INTERNET FILTERS – How to set up filters on your home internet to help prevent age inappropriate content being accessed on devices in your home.

Courtesy of SWGFL. The 4 big internet providers in the UK – BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media – provide their customers with free parental controls which can be activated at any time. They have come together to produce these helpful video guides to help you to download and set-up the controls offered by your …

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Jun 01

LOCATION SERVICES – About privacy and Location Services using iOS 8 on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Learn about the services that an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 8 can use to protect your private information, including your location. Full Instructions - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT203033

Jun 01

GUIDED ACCESS – How to set up and use Guided Access.

Guided Access helps you to stay focused on a task while using your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Guided Access limits your device to a single app and lets you control which app features are available. Full Instructions - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT202612

Jun 01

RESTRICTIONS – Use Restrictions to prevent purchasing on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Learn how to use Restrictions to protect your iTunes Store account from unintentional or unauthorized purchases. After you turn Restrictions on, you can require a password for purchases, prevent certain types of purchases, or disable purchasing completely. Full Instructions - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204396

Jun 01

RESTRICTIONS – About Restrictions (parental controls) on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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You can turn on Restrictions, also known as parental controls, on your iOS device to prevent access to specific apps and features. Learn about the types of Restrictions and how to turn them on and off on your device. Full Instructions - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201304