Category Archive: Parents – How to guides

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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Sep 21

How to set up a School email account on your iPad.

Students will need to set up their school email account on their iPad to receive emails from their teachers. These emails will also alert them of homework being set via firefly, as well as being able to contact teachers for additional support or questions. Please note that in order to set up emails, students must …

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Sep 13

Create an iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store account without a credit card or other payment method

Learn what to do if you don’t want to associate a payment method with your iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store accounts. Download the help sheet below. No Payment Method  

Jun 22

iOS: Understanding iBeacon

Learn how iBeacon works with your iOS 7 or later device (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) to determine your location. iBeacon is a new technology that extends Location Services in iOS. Your iOS device can alert apps when you approach or leave a location with an iBeacon. In addition to monitoring location, an app can estimate 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 -

Jun 01

Set up and manage iTunes Allowance

With iTunes Allowance, you can send a monthly iTunes Store credit to anyone with an iTunes Store account. It’s a great way for parents to manage their children’s spending on the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store. Full Instructions -

Jun 01

Manage your iTunes Store and App Store password preferences

Learn how to manage your password preferences for the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Full Instructions -

Jun 01

Forgot passcode for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, or your device is disabled

Learn what to do if you have forgotten your iOS device passcode, or if your device displays a message saying that it’s disabled. Full Instructions -

Jun 01

Find My iPad, iPhone and Mac

You take your devices everywhere. Which means you might leave them anywhere. Whether they’re at the office in a conference room or under a cushion on your sofa, with Find My iPhone, chances are they won’t be lost for long. Full Instructions -

Jun 01

Family Sharing – A new way to bring harmony to your family’s digital life.

Family Sharing makes it easy for up to six people in your family to share each other’s iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases without sharing accounts. Pay for family purchases with the same credit card and approve kids’ spending right from a parent’s device. And share photos, a family calendar, and more to help keep everyone connected. …

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