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Old January 19th, 2012, 03:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking for advice on parental controls.... Kindle Fire

I purchased a Kindle Fire for my 13 year old son last week. I would like to have some kind of control on what my son puts on his device and/or purchases.

I have set him up with his own Amazon account but have found he cannot even download free apps without a 'payment option'.

Does anyone have any suggestions or help with this? I think it would be perfect if he approaches me for something and I could just purchase it or download it with a password without him (or anyone else) having access to everything.

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Old January 19th, 2012, 03:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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THIS might do the trick. If you're not going to install the android market let me know and I will download it and then upload somewhere so you can get.
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Old January 21st, 2012, 12:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You can use a wifi password. Another option would be a prepaid Visa card.
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I'd love to run something like that on my kids phone but it's rooted and he'd be around it in no time. It might be better to find something like a keylogger to see what they've done as opposed to locking the whole thing down. Big brother watching is all it takes to keep them clean.
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