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How to install MBsmart device MDM [GUIDE] [closed]

warning this guide is only for those who want to make their phone kosher There's an amazing filter for Android called MBsmart. The filter blocks all social media apps and all websites. You can request ...
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Showing how much per-app screen time allowance is remaining, on a child device running Google Family Link

Background information You're a parent. You use Google Family Link to help provide parental controls on your child's Chromebook and Android devices. (As Google admits, no parental-control software is ...
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What to do when Google Family Link didn't start working, and when tapping the "Account action required" notification had no effect

Google Family Link is Google's parental-control app for Android and Chromebook devices. (No parental-control software is perfect. Therefore, it's wise to also keep all your child's devices in your ...
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Unable to block element Adguard content blocker

I am using AdGuard Content Blocker with Samsung Internet on Android. I want to block an element (top ad banner) on livemint.com After inspecting element, I found these div tags. <div id="...
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How to get adb logcat to filter ONLY by specific app (package name)

Would like to know how can I get the adb logcat of ONLY certain app, and all its errors and messages associated. I've tried before with adb logcat -c; adb logcat | grep com.fitbit.FitbitMobile, but ...
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How do I create a working filter to block sites, etc with NoRoot Firewall?

NRF seems fine for blocking applications' use of data, but not blocking sites or other communication with them on a case-by-case basis; it's an all-or-nothing proposition. I've followed guides on how ...
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How to block websites from chrome using Google family link or similar

While using Google family link I am unable to block some websites. Maybe it's a bug, but for some reason for website like Instagram is blocked from being accessed but reddit is not. Does anyone have ...
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How can I disable the official YouTube app's incognito mode?

Preface: A warning for parents If you want to protect your kids, disabling Incognito mode is usually not enough. If your kids are under age 13, it's wise to use a good filter to block the YouTube app ...
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How to create a home screen shortcut for a live streaming URL?

Is it possible to create create a launcher icon that will start a certain streaming video URL in an app registered to the specific media type? (or offer the app chooser menu, in case there are ...
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What to do when "Stop Supervision" does not stop supervision in Google Family Link

I was using the "Google Family Link" parental-control software to supervise a device. I wanted to stop supervising the device. So, in the Family Link parent app, I tapped "stop supervision". Google ...
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How to block websites on Android (for free) without root? [duplicate]

I want to block websites on my HTC phone. It seems as though ES File Explorer needs the phone to be rooted to use this method, which I don't want to do. (I don't have any folders when I click through ...
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How to Block/Filter Sites on Mobile Data Connection (Preferably using DNS Server)

I researched a way to filter sites using DNS Server on android phone, and that is to changed the phone's DNS Server, it worked for WiFi connection, but not for Data Connection, how would I Block/...
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Disable info popups on YouTube app ("ⓘ")

When viewing videos with the YouTube app, constant info message popups during playback shows. Videos that show those info popups show a white circle with the letter 'i'. Is there a way to disable ...
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On Android, how to disable Google Chrome's incognito mode

If you thought that disabling incognito mode was enough to protect your children, you're probably mistaken. Let me explain. Dear readers: Disabling incognito mode may be completely insufficient. ...
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When you lock down a Lollipop device to disable Chrome's incognito mode, this creates an XML "restrictions file". What actual XML is inside the file?

Note: If this post is too long to read, please see the summary in the last paragraph. I own an aging Samsung Galaxy S Relay cellphone. It's running Android 4.1.2 and has a built-in physical keyboard. ...
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Can I get a shortcut on home screen to open gmail with a specific search string?

I can add a shortcut/widget to home screen to directly open a particular label in Gmail app, but I want a shortcut to open Gmail with the results of a search string loaded. I can't do this with gmail ...
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I am being restricted on some app downloads by content filtering

Since yesterday my phone has been running slow....kicking me off sites.... or not signal. So I installed a cache cleaner and a virus protection app last night. My phone then began to run faster and ...
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How can I reset the Play Store content filter pin?

I have forgotten my Google Play Content filter pin and would like to reset it so I can download some apps that are being blocked. Does anyone know how I can reset the pin?
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Block Adult Websites

Is it possible to block all porn, chat sites, and adult content web pages on a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2? And is it possible to hide the fact that they are being blocked?
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