WebSafety Success CenterResources to help you become the best parent - ever
Parent’s Mobile Device Setup
1. Install for Parent
Install WebSafety on the parent’s Android or iOS mobile device. Download the app from either the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
2. Create Account
Your account credentials will be your e-mail address and a password that will be used on both the parent and children’s mobile devices.
3. Verify Account
We will send an e-mail to the specified address as a security check. Open the message and tap on the Verify Account button. If you can’t find the e-mail from WebSafety, check your Junk Mail folder.
4. Start Free Trial
Tap on the Start Free Trial button to begin the account creation process. You will be prompted to select a subscription type and need to be setup for payment in the corresponding app store.
Download and Setup Child’s Device
5. Install On Child's Device
Install WebSafety on the child’s Android or iOS mobile device. Download the app from either the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
6. Setup Child's Profile
Tap the Sign-in On Child’s Device button and enter the parent’s e-mail address and password. Complete the child’s profile with their name, photo and custom color to be easily recognized in the Dashboard.
7. Connect iCloud Account
For iOS users, connect the child’s iCloud account for monitoring of text messages and web browsing history. WebSafety relies on daily iCloud backups, so make sure they are turned on through the Settings app.
8. Connect Social Media
Connect the child’s Facebook and Instagram accounts to monitor postings for inappropriate images and language in comments. You will need to have the username and password for each social media account.
Start Monitoring on Parent Device
9. View Parent Dashboard
Tap the Sign-in On Parent’s Device button then Select the Dashboard option from the main menu. Easily switch between each child’s account to see a historical log of notifications from all of WebSafety’s monitoring features.
10. View Monitoring Details
Tap through the various menu options to se details from each feature. Tap on Messages to see a history of all text messages sent and received from the child’s Android device. Tap on Web to see a history of all Android web sites visited and flags for inappropriate sites. Tap on Maps and select a time period to see the specific travel patterns of your child. Tap on Social Photos to see each Facebook and Instagram post of your child’s along with comments and likes. Tap on Talks To to see the most frequently messaged contacts over different periods of time.
11. Create Geo-fences
From the Maps feature, you can create common places and have alerts sent to you when the child device arrives or leaves from that location.
12. Create Curfews
From the Curfew feature, you can create blocks of time that the child’s device will not be able to be used.