Google launched a new app which is google family link app, this app is basically for parents. As kids use their smartphones parents are too disappointed because their kids were too busy in their smartphones that they don’t focus on their studies.
- How Google family link app works.
- Main features
Now parents can control their kids” smartphones and Android devices. If kids are downloading or installing something it will ask for a permission through a pop-up sender by this Google family link app, the user will get on their smartphones.
Parents can see how much time their kids are spending on their favorite apps as weekly and monthly reports.
Even parents are very worried because their children’s uses smartphones till late nights which can harm their eye. Parents can control their kids” phones sleeping time with the help of Google family link app. Parents can set bed time so, all the connected devices will shut down automatically.
Basically, Google family link app will give the freedom to control their kids” device.
- Additional feature
There is also a cool additional feature in Google family link app, like safe search, managing app permission, and even you can know your kids’ location.
Safe search is like you can restrict your kids’ device to search prohibited sites as like porn sites and Managing apps is like which app should be in your kids’ smartphone.
The users can also assign other family members to control their kids’ device.
- Disadvantages of Google family link app.
According to Google, this app is just meant for parental uses. But in case your friends or colleagues can control your smart device with the help of Google family link app. This can be dangerous for your privacy.
And the worst and unfortunate thing about that app is for working your kids’ device should be compatible with 7.0 nougat Android platform. Which is not available right now in most of the Android devices. But for parental control, it will work in 4.4 KitKat Android platform in parents device.
According to latest reports, this app is only available for the US right now. But Google is working to launch this app worldwide soon.