[Tutorial] How To Set Up Parental Controls On Your Apple TV

If you are afraid that your children may see some content that is not appropriate for them or you simply want to limit their access on certain services on Apple TV you should be using Parental Control already integrated within Apple TV. In this tutorial I will show you how to setup Parental Control and add a pass code which will be asked every time someone tries to access blacked content/service.

To get started follow steps below

Step 1: Go to Apple TV main menu and then choose Settings and from dropdown menu choose General

Step 2: Then scroll down and select Parental Controls

Step 3: Now simply select Turn on Parental Controls

Step 4: Now you need to set a 4-digit pass code which will be required every time someone try to access blocked content by Parental Controls. Once you choose the right pass code choose Done

Step 5: Type the same pass code again and choose Done

Step 6: You will get a message window saying Pass code Confirmed

Step 7: Now while you are still in Parental Controls menu choose service available on Apple TV for which you want to set a parental controls (In my case I am choosing YouTube)

Step 8: All you have to do now is to change the options between Ask, Show and Hide

Step 9: Next time when you try to access the services you just blocked with Parental Controls it will ask you for a pass code

Step 10: If you want to remove Parental Controls simply repeat Step 1 and 2 and then choose Turn off Parental Controls

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Boris Zegarac is Staff Writer at TheTechJournal. He is our Tutorial Expert. He is a web developer and web designer who is also interested in Computers and Smartphones. You can follow him at his Google + profile page

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