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    Google Family Link Alternatives

    Google Family Link is described as 'Help your family create healthy digital habits' and is a Parental Control Tool in the Home & Family category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Google Family Link for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is OpenDNS, which is free. Other great apps like Google Family Link are Qustodio (Paid), Norton Family (Paid), FamilyShield (Free) and GoGuardian (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 20, 2022

    1. OpenDNS is the leading provider of security and infrastructure services that make the Internet safer through integrated Web content filtering, anti-phishing and DNS.
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    2. Qustodio helps parents protect their kids online. See how they use the Internet, set healthy access limits, and protect against dangerous or inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and online predators.
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      Norton Online Family protects your kids from online predators by allowing you to understand what your kids are really doing online and spot potential dangers before they become problems
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    3. FamilyShield, powered by OpenDNS, blocks adult websites from home computers for free, with no software to install.

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      Not a separate product anymore, it's now part of the OpenDNS offer.

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    4. With devices in the classroom, you can’t always see what students are doing behind their screens. GoGuardian Teacher allows you to know what students are doing on their devices and whether they are off-task or need help.
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      Kaspersky Safe Kids includes an app for your child and a parent app which get connected via your My Kaspersky account An app on your kid’s device helps you regulate your child’s activities An app on your mobile lets you see reports and customize settings You can also manage...
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    5. Spapp Monitoring is the next generation of smartphone surveillance software. This mobile tracker application records the incoming and outgoing phone calls, sms and surroundings.
    6. HomeGuard is an advanced parental control and activity monitoring tool for family and child safety online and offline.
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    7. Your source for internet parental control software - monitoring and protecting your children with Child Control web filter and computer time limit and Internet timer.
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    8. Thousands of schools and millions of households worldwide trust Family Zone to protect children from adult and offensive content, set healthy boundaries with devices and internet access, and putting a handbrake on cyberbullying.
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