Parental controls are available on most Internet-enabled devices, like computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming systems. When enabling parental controls, use age-appropriate settings to filter, monitor and block your child’s activities.
As a parent, you’ll likely want to allow your children to use technology for communications, learning and more. You’re also going to want to be sure that your children use the Internet safely and securely. Parental controls are a great way to be proactive about your child’s online safety and activities.
OnGuardOnline.gov gives a breakdown of different types of parental controls: