Customize Filtering Rules

Applies to: Premium Members 

Parent's app: iOS or Android

Article type: Optional steps

Internet Filters & Rules

Websites and online traffic from apps is grouped into Web categories. Family Zone updates the categories to ensure that new websites are matched to appropriate age groups and inappropriate content is blocked. 

Customize the Default Filters 

Parents can edit the default filters.

On a Parent's phone or tablet:

  1. In Settings, tap Internet  filters & rules
  2. Select your Child's Age Profile
    Tap Web categories (optional) 
  3. Select Web categories, Search and streaming media, Social networks and games or Advanced
    (more information at the bottom of this article)
  4. Go through the topics until you find the topic you want to change
  5. Tap on one or more Routine time (Play, School, Study, Sleep)
    Blue allows access this topic during the daily Routine time
    Red blocks the topic 

Your changes are sent through the internet to your Child's Devices within 2 minutes or less.

See Customizations or Reset to Default

You may change your mind and want to remove some of the customizations you made.

On a Parent's phone or tablet:

  1. In Settings, tap Internet filters & rules 
    Select your Child's age group
  2. Tap SHOW MYOVERRIDES 
  3. Find the topics with a blue circle at the top-right
    Tap to change the settings
    Blue allows your Child to access this topic
    Red blocks this topic

Alternatively, tap the RESTORE DEFAULTS button, if you prefer to reset all changes.

Internet Filters & Rules Options

As a Parent, you may want to customize our recommended Internet filters and rules for:


  • Web categories (Dating, Education, Government, Hate Speech ...)
  • Search engines, SafeSearch, and streaming media (YouTube, Google, Bing ...)
  • Websites (specific web addresses)
  • Device features (Camera, In-App Purchases, App Installs ...)
  • Alerts and consequences (optional locking devices, parent notifications)
  • Social networks and games (Minecraft Online, Skype, Tinder, Twitter ...)
  • Advanced (Malware, Piracy, New Websites ...)