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Why can my child uninstall Screen Time? &

Android

Because of Google’s policies we’re not allowed to publish an app on the Google Play Store that has a password protecting uninstall. So if you installed Screen Time on your child’s device from the Google Play Store they will be able to uninstall it without the password.

But don’t worry! There’s a version of Screen Time that you can install that password protects uninstall, to install that version follow the instructions on this page.

Apple

Unfortunately there isn’t a way to password protect uninstall on Apple devices, however you can prevent kids from deleting apps from their Apple devices:

  • Open Apple Settings >> General >> Restrictions and enable restrictions.
  • While still in the Restrictions page scroll down to Deleting Apps and tap it so that the slider is on the left.
  • This will prevent any apps from being deleted, not just the Screen Time app.
 To see other restrictions that can help Screen Time run smoother check out this page.
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Why can my child uninstall Screen Time?
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Find out how to stop your kids uninstalling Screen Time from their device.

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