LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TeenSafe, the first independent smartphone control and monitoring service for parents, today announces smartphone Scheduling as part of TeenSafe Control App. The app helps parents combat #donttextanddrive, #fightscreenaddiction and other digital challenges. The iPhone iOS Control App can be downloaded from the Apple App Store for $9.99 a month.
Now, parents can easily set schedules for smartphone use around bedtime, dinnertime and most significantly, parents can prevent texting and driving. According to the Institute of Highway Safety, texting while driving causes 11 teen deaths per day. The new scheduling feature allows parents to block smartphone use while driving including Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook.
Scheduling also gives parents a tool to stop overuse of smartphones which can lead to screen addiction. Parents can simply disable smartphone access while the teens/tweens should be sleeping, playing or during family meals.
"Free time in the summer leads to more screen time and possibly online problems. TeenSafe gives parents valuable tools to control the many smartphone safety issues, in the process creating digital-safety savvy parents," said Ralph Acosta, CEO, TeenSafe. "Our website has many online safety tips for parents including this blog article on "8 Summer Screen-free Ideas."
In addition to Scheduling, TeenSafe Control includes:
- Pause button to remotely lock child's iPhone – except the ability to make and receive phone calls
- Manage all third-party apps
- Manage in-app purchasing
- Control text messaging, emailing, web browsing and music
- Block camera functions and photos, including within apps
More than 1 million parents have turned to TeenSafe to effectively monitor and control how the digital world impacts their children's lives. Parents who want additional smartphone monitoring capabilities can separately purchase TeenSafe's Monitor services for $14.95/month including,
- Texts and deleted texts
- Call logs of incoming and outgoing calls
- Current smartphone location and its history
- Web search and browsing history
TeenSafe created the first parental iPhone monitoring solution and is the IOS and Android service of choice among families with more than one million sign-ups to date. TeenSafe's secure technology provides parents with the tools to safeguard their children's "digital lives" through deleted texts, group chat, Kik Messenger and much more. TeenSafe, a proud sponsor of the National PTA, is "built by Parents for Parents." Follow TeenSafe on its blog.
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