Now a days kids are getting more and more inclined towards smartphones and tablets. In fact the scenario has changed so fast that kids now play more games on smartphones and tablets than their personal computers. Out of sheer affection we always hand over our device to children but at the same time we are also concerned about our personal data.
Although kids just like playing games but at times they end up opening apps which are not meant for them. Being a parent this is the one of the worst things you could imagine of, so what actions would you take to prevent that?
Xooloo App Kids is a free application available on the Google Play Store that actually allows you to control apps your kids may access. It works as a launcher replacement and restricts your child from accessing the actual launcher. You can block access to applications, including web browsers, password mangers, Youtube, and some games which are way too addicting for children.
How To Use Xooloo App Kids
Step 1: Download Xooloo App Kids from Google Play Store.
Step 2: Launch the application and on the very first screen it will fetch your Gmail email address which it needs to send an activation code to. Click Next here.
Step 3: On the next screen you will be asked to enter a 4 digit password.
Step 4: On the next screen you will be asked to enter the activation code which was sent to the fetched email address. After that you will presented with a list of all the installed applications from which you need to enable access to the applications you think are safe enough for your child.
Step 5: Once you select the desired applications, you need to hit next and select Xooloo App Kids as your default launcher.
At last you will see a screen similar to the one given below wherein only the selected apps will be present and rest will be absent. Also there will be a safe search browser which is a paid option you can subscribe for, but initially it will be free for the first three months. Along with that there is also a wallpaper app you can use to change the look of the launcher.
Once your kid has finished enjoying his apps you can exit Xooloo by tapping on the door like button present in the top bar, and then entering the pass code you had set earlier. One can also change the pass code, re-select applications, and also uninstall Xooloo from the settings page which you can jump to by tapping on the settings button present on the right top corner.
If I have to sum it all up it one line, I would say that Xooloo App Kids is a great application which your kid cannot bypass easily, hence making it a very safe app for them.