unGlue: Screen Time Control

unGlue: Screen Time Control

By unGlue Inc.

  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Release Date: 2016-09-29
  • Current Version: 2.24.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 83.26 MB
  • Developer: unGlue Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 1,908 Ratings

Description

Tired of Parental Control apps that don’t work? See why unGlue is rated by kids as the #1 Parental Control app. We empower kids to make their own healthy time management decisions. We don’t use the typical heavy handed parental control techniques because device confiscation alone doesn’t stop the arguments. FEATURES -Set limits on social media, watching videos, and playing games - Entertainment Time -Chores so kids can earn more Entertainment Time (Your family will love this) -Steps4Time: kids walk or run to earn more Entertainment Time -Block Adult content and porn websites -Assign multiple devices per kid & designate shared family devices -Create internet schedules, wake up & bedtimes -Monitor app, game & website activity with usage reports for each device -Remotely turn the internet off on any one device or on all devices in your family with a single click unGlue empowers Parents & Kids screen time management equally. We give parents the ability to set boundaries & let kids manage the time allotted to them. Learn how we do this below: UNGLUE FOR PARENTS -Teach your kids important time management skills -Set internet schedules for dinner, homework & bedtime -Reward kids for doing chores with extra Entertainment Time -Steps4Time keeps kids active, counts steps & converts to Entertainment Time -unGlue’s friendly design empowers kids to rethink internet use & overall screen time BETTER SCREEN TIME HABITS With our "Time Bank" feature, kids can "spend" & "earn" their screen time minutes almost like cash. Parents set the withdrawal limit per day so there is no more binge-watching CHORES FOR TIME Reward your children with more Entertainment Time when they complete chores from their Kids App. (Take out the trash=15 more minutes!) Create new custom chores or customize existing ones to fit the chores that match your family STEPS FOR TIME Encourages a healthy, active lifestyle by letting kids earn extra Entertainment Time based on their activity goals parents set PERSONALIZED SCHEDULES Set a custom screen time schedule for each kid in your family that applies across all devices. Set Entertainment Time limits for school days & weekends. Set schedules to turn access to the internet on & off throughout the day LIMIT DISTRACTIONS Set schedules on Entertainment Time to limit the daily use of popular apps, social media, video & games PAUSE INTERNET Turn off internet access for one or all devices with a simple click. Whether it's time for homework or dinner, we make it easy to create a screen-free zone MONITOR ACTIVITY Keep an eye on the sites & apps your kids visit through the unGlue usage report. This tool helps parents have informed conversations with children about the content they’re spending their time with. Kid safety is important! Stop the netsanity with unGlue BLOCK CONTENT Make the Internet age-appropriate & safe for your kids with a single click. Easily block adult content & other red-flag sites SUBSCRIPTION & TERMS Monthly: $9.99/mo Yearly: $83.99/yr (30% savings) Your unGlue Premium subscription will be charged to your iTunes account at the confirmation of purchase. 24 hours prior to the end of your term, your subscription will renew automatically at the price agreed to. You can turn off your automatic renewal in your iTunes account settings, but you must do so at least 24 hours before your current term ends. Refunds will not be provided for the unused portion of any term Questions: support@unglue.com FAQs: www.unglue.com/faqs Terms of Use: www.unglue.com/terms_of_service Privacy Policy: www.unglue.com/privacy_policy

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Reviews

  • This App does NOT work

    1
    By DavidD2018
    I have two children where we installed the app on iphones and ipads. If the device is turned off or goes into airplane mode, the VPN shuts off....and doesn’t turn back on. It doesn’t accurately keep track of time used and the reporting of where the child has visited is flawed. I asked for refund as was simply told how to cancel auto renew. I sent another email asking who to contact to discuss dysfunctional app and have been ignored.
  • No customer service response

    2
    By TooOldForThis$h!t
    I managed to forget my password, and there’s now way to reset it. I tried contacting the company with no response. Email only, no phone number provided. I spent money for a full year subscription, and I was only able to use it for a couple months. Not happy. That’s a lot of wasted money.
  • suggestions

    3
    By natalielizabeth_
    -Need to be able to customize what is and isn’t considered entertainment, including specific websites -if adult content is allowed, the website(s) should not show up on the parent’s phone as usage (so long as the parent agrees with this) or else it’s just embarrassing. -don’t count background play !!!! I use an app to play music from YouTube in the background and it counts as entertainment time.
  • Good for younger kids

    2
    By Peyecgirl
    My 15 year old daughter does her chores no problem with this app. It’s great for that, however, the app doesn’t allow you to have a schedule or limit only specific apps. You can’t see any personal activity, just how much time they use on certain apps. Not worth the money imo.
  • Deleted the app after two days

    1
    By RockyMtnSW
    I like the concept but the execution is very poor. Too easy for kids to work around it and the tech support is nonexistent. I’ve emailed them 3 times and heard nothing. I wanted to try it for the full free trial period as I was sincerely interested in getting a subscription, but I got fed up after a few days. Many flaws. Too many flaws.
  • Excellent concept; poor execution; zero support

    1
    By p7FbQmtxq2
    Worked fine for the first few days. Now nothing. No real troubleshooting or support.
  • Review

    3
    By Teee Ceee
    Still getting use to it. So far i like the concept
  • Great philosophy in screen time management

    5
    By WWR Extra
    The pragmatic approach that Alon and his team use to approach the issue of screen time management is refreshing and useful. We don't need a parent-substitute, but it helpful that the "enforcer" is the software. We didn't start using until we had the discussion with our child about why we were doing it. This made it much less Big Brother and much more Effective Caring Parent.
  • Great App With Great Features

    5
    By utopia1
    I had tried OurPact's premium service and the setup was so complicated I gave up without ever getting it to work on the first device. The thought of me having to go through this aggravation on 3 more devices was enough to make me go back to UnGlue. I had tried UnGlue with the free trial and it was very simple to set up and use it plus had more features. Kids can earn more time by doing chores or walking so this helps it to be more than an electronic police but teach them good habits. Great job UnGlue, I'm now a paying customer!
  • Amazing App!!

    5
    By starsekker
    We have been using this app for a while now (at least a year). It is the only app that I pay a fee for, and it is worth it. My 13 year old daughter has ADHD/Aspergers and has problems with self regulation. This app helps her to monitor her phone usage as well as her chores. She enjoys banking time so she can have more on the weekend or our less busy days. For my 16 year old I appreciate being able to turn her internet on and off so easily. It may not work out so well for most teenagers (It only lasted on my sons phone for a month). But it is great for younger children, middle schoolers, or those with unique needs. The best part is the amazing customer service. Anytime I have had a problem I get a prompt response. Usually the problem has already been fixed. I appreciate this the most.

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