How to Block Unwanted Content & Apps on iPhone, iPad

The internet and apps offer a platform of knowledge just with a single click. But on the other hand, it allows adults and children to become addicted to potentially harmful content. There are various website blockers you can use to prevent such a situation. However, with an iPhone in hand, you can block unwanted content & apps using Settings App. We will cover the complete procedure in this article, so keep reading.

Need to block unwanted content and apps on your or your children’s device? Whether it’s an iPhone or iPad, you can follow this guide.

How to Block Website On iPhone

If you have young children using iPhone or iPad, you might have considered restricting them from accessing some of the websites. Conversely, you may want to prevent yourself from being addicted to such websites. Fret not; you can block those websites with an iPhone or iPad in hand by following the steps below.

  1. Go to Settings App.
  2. Choose Screen Time.
  3. Tap Turn On Screen Time > Turn On Screen Time.
  4. Next, click on This is My iPhone.
  5. Select Content & Privacy Restrictions.
  6. Enable the toggle next to Content & Privacy Restrictions.
  7. Hit Content Restrictions.
  8. Go to Web Content.
  9. From Unrestricted, Restricted, or Limit Adult Websites. Choose Limit Adult Websites, and enter the desired website in Always Allow and Never Allow.

Block Website on Your Child’s Apple ID from iPhone

Note: If it’s your first time, you need to create and add the child’s Apple ID to the family account to block the website using your iPhone. To do so, read your article on how to create your child’s Apple ID on iPhone. 

  1. Go to the Settings.
  2. Choose Screen Time.
  3. Scroll down to Family Menu and select your children’s ID.
  4. In the next screen, click on Content & Privacy Restrictions.
  5. Enable the toggle next to Content & Privacy Restrictions.
  6. Hit Content Restrictions.
  7. Go to Web Content.
  8. From Unrestricted, Restricted, or Limit Adult Websites. Choose Limit Adult Websites, and enter the desired website in Always Allow and Never Allow.

How To Set Daily Time Limits For Websites With App Limits

If you want to limit yourself from scrolling through Instagram reels, using Tinder, Youtube Shorts, etc., here is how you can apply the daily time limit to specific apps on iPhone and iPad.

  1. Go to the Settings App.
  2. Select Screen Time.
  3. Choose Turn On Screen Time > Turn On Screen Time. If it’s your first time, choose This My iPhone.
  4. Choose App Limits > Add Limit.
  5. Now, select the box next to the Apps Categories.
  6. Hit Next. Set up the desired time for every day. Alternatively, select Customize Days and set up the time if you want your child to restrict using the app for specific days and times.

Tip: To completely restrict the app from use, you can set up the time to 23 hr 59 min every day.

  1. Lastly, click on Add. 

Set a daily time limit for Website With App Limit For Child’s Apple ID from your iPhone

In screen time on iPhone, you can configure the time limit for apps and websites for children. But for this, you will need to add your children’s account to the family account on your iPhone. And further, enable screen time for that account. Here is how you can do it.

  1. After adding your child’s account to the family account on your iPhone, go to the Settings App.
  2. Choose Screen Time.
  3. Swipe down to Family Menu and select your Child Account.
  4. Tap Turn On Screen Time > Turn On Screen Time.
  5. Choose App Limits > Add Limit.
  6. Now, select the box next to the Apps Categories.
  7. Hit Next. Set up the desired time for every day. Alternatively, select Customize Days and set up the time if you want your child to restrict using the app for specific day and time. ‘

Tip: To completely restrict the app from use, you can set up a time to 23 hr 59 min every day.

  1. Lastly, click on Add.

That’s It!

Final Thought!

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood, a Wellington-based journalist, excels in covering Apple and tech trends. With a diverse background in public safety, government, and education reporting, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, offering readers a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. Contact Her Team:- jaysukh.pharma@gmail.com [OR] admin@howtoisolve.com

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