Now Available on BlackBerry App World: BlackBerry Parental Controls for BlackBerry 6 and BlackBerry 7 OS smartphones

SECURITY / 07.13.12 / tywill1

As of today, BlackBerry® Parental Controls is now available in the BlackBerry App World™ storefront for customers with a BlackBerry® 6 or BlackBerry® 7 OS smartphone. For those using BlackBerry® Device Software 5, a compatible version of Parental Controls will be available in the near future.

After installation of this app, parents and guardians will have the ability to restrict access to specific functions, features and applications on the smartphone. To learn more about this app, check out Thusenth’s post on how to use BlackBerry Parental Controls for security and peace of mind.

With that being said, provided you are using a BlackBerry 6 or BlackBerry 7 OS smartphone, open BlackBerry App World on your smartphone and search for Parental Controls, or use the “Scan A Barcode” feature (Menu > “Scan a Barcode”) and scan the following barcode:

You also have the option of installing BlackBerry Parental Controls through your web browser on your PC or Mac by visiting the BlackBerry App World storefront.

Note: Parental Controls is not compatible with devices that use a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server.

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