Boomerang - Screen Time, App and device controls

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Boomerang Parental Control blocks apps, sets screen time limits, tracks device usage to bring balance to your kids’ Android devices. Track your child's GPS location via our free parent mode plus control screen time limits, manage apps, set time outs and review your reports.

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App Control - Parent approved app installs: Per app daily timer, control and monitor the apps your kids install and use - approve newly installed apps from the Play Store and any other sources.

Always Allowed Apps:: Encourage good apps and great screen time experiences - encourage the use of educational apps that do not count down screen time or set them to always allowed to work beyond all screen time limits.

Flexible Screen time and Usage Reporting: Keep tabs on device usage, app usage, encouraging your child’s digital wellness - set daily device time limits and schedules. Review their usage with our detailed per app reporting.

Call and Text Messaging Safety: Email our support team at on how to enable these features. Monitor your child’s phone calls and receive notifications when text messages contain bad words or unknown contacts. Our customizable keyword dictionary can be used to detect language that may be related to cyberbullying, harassment or worse.

Screen Time Schedules: Set device downtime at bedtime - Put an end to games, social media and other distractions when kids should be charging up their batteries (oh and charge the devices outside of their room too).

Per App Daily Limits: Once you have a device limit, continue to optimize your child's screen time by setting individual daily limits on individual apps that may be used too much inside the daily allocation (examples like social media apps or streaming apps).

Safe Browsing: Monitor your child's web history with our free fully featured safe browser, SPIN, with enforced Google SafeSearch and millions of bad websites blocked (like pornography, nudity, drugs and gambling). Boomerang's app blocker technology blocks all known web browsers so your child will always have a safe browsing experience via SPIN.

Location Safety: GPS tracking and location - locate your child devices remotely by installing Boomerang on your parent device in Parent Mode.

Safer Videos - YouTube history reporting: Boomerang provides reports on viewed videos and search history. Enable Restricted Mode in the YouTube app, then block access to this setting by reading our how-to here:

Huawei and Xiaomi devices have aggressive battery optimizing services that often interfere with background apps like Boomerang Parental Control. To ensure a great experience, please follow the steps in the appropriate article below:


Important Notes for Child Mode
This app uses the Device Administrator permission.
This app uses Accessibility services.
Boomerang Parental Control supports Android 5.x and higher

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What's New

Parent Mode Reports Improved app usage reporting. Access it from Screen Time card and see time totals.
Android child mode enhanced protection added protection against factory resetting devices (yes some kids have done this to remove Boomerang). If you already have our Prevent Uninstallation feature enabled, upgrading to our latest version will have this on by default.
Bugs and under the hood polish
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Additional Information

September 6, 2019
Current Version
Requires Android
5.0 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Users Interact, Shares Location
In-app Products
$11.99 - $30.99 per item
Offered By
National Education Technologies Inc.
2900 - 550 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3 Canada
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