As parents, we are anxious when we do not know where our kids are, especially when we cannot talk to them. Circle offers a great solution to provide you with peace of mind. It has powerful location management features. You can keep track of your kids’ mobile devices. Once you enable the location service, you can track where they go. With a tap of a button, you will instantly know their real-time location.
Using the Location Feature
After opening the app, select the profile of the family member who you would like to locate using the app. Look for the Location tab, which you can find at the top. Take note, however, that this feature will only work if the device has location services enabled. Tap and the app will instantly search the device. Then, there will be a pin that points to the exact location of the device. Once the location has been determined, the family member will receive an alert that the location has just been determined.
Like many of the top parental apps that we have reviewed, one of the best things about Circle is the ability to set time limits. This will let you manage the time that kids spend on specific platforms, such as social media accounts. You can also limit their usage based on categories, such as games. You can decide how much or how little time they will be spending on their gadgets.
Setting a Time Limit
To set the time limit, start by opening the app. Tap on the profile of the family member to whom you would like to set a time limit. Choose Time Limits and toggle to enable. Next, there will be a list of apps that you can restrict. Pick one and set the time limit accordingly. You can. Choose the number of minutes or hours. You can also set a time limit based on categories instead of individual apps. You can set a different time limit on weekdays and weekends.
One of the unique features of the Circle app is the ability to set a bedtime limit. This makes sure that kids will not be using their phones when it is already time to sleep. You can customize the time at which the device will be disconnected from the internet. It should be noted, however, that it deactivates only the internet and not the phone itself.