Boomerang - Parental and Screen Time Controls

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Boomerang Parental Control is designed to teach children time management, help parents keep their kids safe while online plus block bad apps that kids may use.

⭐️PCMag rated Boomerang as one of the best parental control apps for Android smartphones:

Parents, all of our premium features and support are available to try for free with our 14-day no obligation trial. Ready to buy? You can purchase via our Parent Mode or from your child's device via Google Play in-app purchase. Pricing is set to your local currency

► Device Timer: set daily allowances of time where apps like social media and games count down the time allowance. Once time is used up, all apps will be blocked - automatically! We do allow exemptions if required (refer to Always Allowed feature below).
► Scheduled Bedtimes: Enforce device-free bedtimes by blocking use of your child’s device at night (this works for family time and dinner time too! ❤)
► Instant Pause: With Parent Mode, parents can instantly time-out their child’s device for any duration they choose.
► New App Approvals and Supervision: we proactively block and notify parents when kids install new apps, review and learn about the installed apps plus block or allow them via our Parent Mode feature.
► Track and Locate: pinpoint and refresh your child’s whereabouts from your parent device with our location tracking feature.
► Call and Text Messaging Safety: monitor your child’s phone and receive notifications when text messages contain bad words or unknown contacts. Our keyword dictionary can be used to detect language that may be related to cyberbullying, harassment or worse.
► 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, 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.
► Monitor YouTube app: world’s first and only parental control app to allow parents to review your child’s YouTube history and block access to the Settings so you can enable and enforce Restricted Mode to keep videos viewed safely filtered.
► Activity Reports: review the last 30 days of app screen time, recently installed apps, YouTube app viewing history, call and text message logs plus web browsing history from our free SPIN Safe Browser.
► Always Allowed Apps: allow educational apps that do not count down screen time.
► Kids can request more time with a reason: Requires Parent approval via our Family Messenger.

► I’M NEW or LOGIN? When you open our app, you are greeted with these two buttons - I’M NEW = you are creating a new account and LOGIN = you are linking other family devices to your account.
► Parent Mode: our app is designed with two modes to choose from. Our Parent mode is our mobile remote control that allows parents to control and monitor their child’s devices anywhere, anytime and for free!
► Child Mode: no need to download a companion app - our app comes with two modes to allow you to control and enforce restrictions on your child’s phone or tablet.
► Refer a friend - get your trial extended Got a friend who should experience Boomerang Parental Control? We will extend your trial. Just email us that you did it at

This app uses the Device Administrator permission
This app uses Accessibility services
Requires Android 5.x and higher (Android 4.x is no longer supported - email if you need to reinstall on an Android 4.x device)

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What's New

Added option to block Recent Apps (enable via our web dashboard under the Advanced tab of your child's Android device).
Updated web browsers we automatically block.
More optimization to our screen time "timings"
Block guest/multi-user modes on non-Samsung devices.
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Additional Information

February 19, 2018
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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