In this day and age where we have so many of the digital dangers and threats looming and prying on kids with the use of the internet, keeping the kids safe while online and using their mobile phones is certainly one of the prime objectives of each and every concerned parent. Some of the risks that kids happen to be exposed to thanks to the penetration and use of the internet more so on their mobile phones are such as those of cyberbullying, sexting, cyber addiction and even the more serious threat of bumping onto the online predators who can seriously pose such a threat to the safety of the young ones. Besides these are the inappropriate apps and websites that all still stand to pose such a portent threat to the safety of the kids while they are on their mobile phones. Looking at these facts, one thing that remains a certainty is the need to have a mobile phone monitoring system in place so as to ensure that we as parents get to ensure that we track what activities kids are on while they are on their mobile devices such as smartphones.
What first needs be done is the fact that you need to ensure that you have had such an open discussion with the kids in so far as the use of the technological developments go such as mobile phones and the internet go and the risks that portend toward them and as well have the rules of play laid down and well understood by them in so far as this use goes. In order to strengthen this and build such a sure wall of protection around the kids, you as well need to make sure that you as a parent have actually taken all measures necessary to ensure that you will be able to monitor all that your child will be up to on their smartphones at whatever time of the day and from wherever. The following are some of the valid suggestions that we get you in so far as the need to monitor your child’s activities on their mobile phones go such as tracking their messages, location, apps and mobile usage.
First we will take a look at what it takes to monitor their texts/SMSs. There are some mobile gadgets such as the Apple iOS gadget that allows you achieve this so simply. This is basically done by linking the same iCloud account you have to that of the child’s phone. The same applies for a spare iOS device or a Mac computer and is as well very effective for monitoring purposes.