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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Features
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 support@nationaledtech.com 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: https://goo.gl/Do8h9a.

SPECIAL NOTE FOR HUAWEI/XIAOMI USERS
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:

Huawei: https://community.useboomerang.com/hc/en-us/articles/360028192131
Xiaomi: https://community.useboomerang.com/hc/en-us/articles/360028192191

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

Resources
Discover our Knowledge Base: https://community.useboomerang.com/hc/en-us
Support and Questions: support@useboomerang.com
Bench Banter - our YouTube channel on helping parents with technology: https://goo.gl/38rxnG
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What's New

⏱ Child Mode - Screen Time notifications: kids will get a 5 minute and 1 minute heads up prior to the scheduled, allocated and per app timers on their device
🚨 Improved our Require Password for Uninstallation feature: we block access to the all apps' permissions list to eliminate any tampering with our app
🎬 YouTube viewing history optimized for latest version
🎙 Improved how we handle search queries via Google Assistant
🐞 Fixed an app timer bug
🐞 Fixed a Child Mode app usage reporting bug
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Additional Information

Updated
May 24, 2019
Size
6.1M
Installs
50,000+
Current Version
10.56-gp
Requires Android
5.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Interactive Elements
Users Interact, Shares Location
In-app Products
$11.99 - $30.99 per item
Permissions
Offered By
National Education Technologies Inc.
Developer
2900 - 550 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3 Canada
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