I don't usually write reviews on apps, but this app is so bad I just can't let anyone else purchase this. The security it offers is a joke. Their protected app can easily be bypassed without knowing the parental password. And it does not take more than a simple reboot of the device. I have never seen such a bad piece of security and protection software Do not pay money for this app. While the features are nice, the fact that a child can disable it so easily eliminates any value this app would offer to a parent. Again, don't buy this app. Qustodio how can you take people's money and sell them the promise of security and protection for their children when you know this app is so flawed?
I have been a user of Qustodio for YEARS! I was a beta user before they fully released their app to the public. That said, it has steadily gone downhill. I had received a notice that a website had been blocked on my daughter's phone and thought nothing of it, then when it happened multiple times I decided to investigate (could have been an honest mistake the first time, right?). The app was notifying me that it had blocked website when it was permitting them to be visited and used. This is the LAST straw, with Qustodio also ACTUALLY blocking any internal IP addresses within my network, such as my media server, etc and they could never figure out how to get it to work. At this point, no protection would be better than thinking you are safe with Qustodio.
It does not block applications on split screen mode, so it is useless at the moment until they fix it.
It's pretty good for stuff
Couldn't detect usage after update Qustodio had been consistently updating me on my children's phone usage. However, it has not been able to detect anything after I've updated the app on my children's phones. There are "NO ACTIVITY" from their phones for many days. Please fix this issue. UPDATE: It has been months since this review in Oct2016. And there is no reply from Qustodio.
Not Accurate The usage times are reported as 6hrs ahead of time. Using the device at 12 noon (CST) will show usage at 6pm. Also, the reported devices in use are sometimes switched on the parental control app. You MUST go to the website for accurate information, but the times are still off. I'm not yet confident that this is the best purchase.
- ☆ New Parent’s App Experience☆ : Parents, install the Qustodio app on your own device for easy access to your kids’ activities in real-time.
- Improved anti-tampering technology will prevent kids from tampering with protection by changing the time or date on their device.
- Improved Android 6 and 7 support for web and search monitoring
- We’ve ended support for Android 2.x and 3.x devices (they won't receive updates anymore)
Android parental control that ensures kids use only the child safe apps you pick