Turn On a Quick Time Change in a Parent's iOS App

Applies to: Premium Members from the Parent's App on iOS devices

Article type: Optional steps

A Parent may want to give a child different access to their device while out of school. For example medical appointments or a sick day at home.

On a Parent's iPhone or iPad:

On the Parent's iPhone or iPad:

  1. Login to the Family Zone app as a Parent
  2. In Family under the Child's name, tap the current Routine (for example "In School")
  3. Select an alternate Routine category, such as Play, Study or Sleep
  4. Select the amount of time: 15 MINUTES, 30 MINUTES, 1 HOUR, 2 HOURS, REST OF TODAY

The Parent and the Child see a count-down timer in the Family Zone app on their mobile devices. The Child's devices will return to the regularly scheduled Routine when the time is up.

Time-based Filtering

Parents can change time-based filtering:

  • Quick Time Change 
    Set a temporary, short-term, timed change between School, Play, Study or Sleep. Changes can be made by a Parent using the Child's device or Parent's device.
  • Routine 
    Edit the default times of day for School, Study, Play, and Sleep from the Parent's device.
  • Calendar 
    Change the type of access for School vacations, holidays or sick days from the Parent's device.