Block Adult, Porn Apps To Show In Android Play Store On Phones and Tablets

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One bad thing about android platform is that some adult or porn apps make their way to play store quite easily as compared iOS on apple devices where there is strict moderation process which block most of the apps even if there is some thing very wrong about it.

Anyways coming back to the topic, seeing adult apps and some high maturity apps can be really shocking in case your child is using your android tablet or phone, as it may happen to a user while they browse through top free apps on play store, they may see some adult apps or high maturity apps in the list of apps.

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Prevent Adult or High Maturity Apps To Show In Play Store

In case if some thing similar is happening to you, then you can avoid these instances by configuring play store settings on your android phone or tablet so that these apps does not show up automatically when you browse the android app store.

For this you will need to open Play Store settings, we have done this tutorial on Nexus 7 tablet running Jelly bean 4.1.2 so it could be quite different on your android device. You can access the play store settings by clicking the three dots on the top right or bottom right of the screen on some android devices.

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Once you are under Play Store settings, you see the section which says Content Filtering – tap on it to access further options.

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Under content filtering you just need to uncheck the Show All Apps and then High Maturity Apps so that these objectionable apps don’t appear on android phone or tablet when you browse the play store apps.

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Bonus Tip:

In case you want to know an app rating you want to remove, you check the description of the android app to find out the rating of the app and then configure the settings as per that to block that app from showing up in play store.

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Conclusion

This way you can hide the high maturity or adult or objectionable apps on your android phones or tablet. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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