Important: Prior to installing Net Nanny for IOS you must have a current subscription to a Net Nanny Family Protection Pass. If you do not yet have a subscription to the Net Nanny Family Protection Pass, follow the steps below:
Net Nanny is now setup and you can safely use the Net Nanny App for Internet surfing.
To ensure a device is protected, Net Nanny should be the only browser installed and the only available browser on the mobile device. Instructions on how to do this are presented on the screen immediately after installation; you can always find them within the App by going to "Settings" or "About".
First remove any other installed mobile browsers, and then disable Safari by following these simple steps:
Net Nanny iOS supports versions 8 and higher.
You can contact our support group by:
Net Nanny iOS works on all iOS devices with version 8 or higher
The Net Nanny for iOS app currently uses approximately 80 MB of space on the mobile device it is protecting.
After the initial installation, you can make changes to the settings for your protected iOS device(s) from any web browser. You do not need to have the protected device in your hand to view or change its settings. Simply login to the Administration Console at http://admin.netnanny.com or go to the Net Nanny website and select "Login" from the top right corner of the page. Login using the email and password created when you purchased your Family Pass.
Yes, with Net Nanny iOS you can block or allow any specific website. Just go to http://admin.netnanny.com, click on "Users" and select the User. Under the "Allow/Block" tab, click on "Always Blocked" and enter the site. Net Nanny 7 for Windows works the same way
In order to block access to those websites, use the instructions outlined in #8. Unfortunately Net Nanny iOS does not currently have the ability to allow for App Management.
See instruction in #2 for setting restrictions on your iOS device which will remove the ability for your User to install or use another browser on their device.
See instruction in #2 for setting restrictions on your iOS device which will remove the ability for your User to remove apps from their device.
There is no trial available for Net Nanny iOS, you must have a paid subscription to either the Family Protection Pass 5-pack, 10-pack or 15-pack.
Changes made in the Administration Console to the settings of Net Nanny for iOS are applied within a minute to the device — if the device is connected to Internet. If a device is not connected to the Internet, the changes are immediately applied the next time the device connects to the Internet.
Net Nanny for iOS associates settings with a "User." Users do not necessarily need to represent a single person, and can be named anything that will help you recognize the settings for the person or group you wish to protect. Net Nanny for iOS allows you to create as many "Users" as you like. Each User can have custom settings for allowed/blocked/warned websites and categories of websites and many other customizations. Users are inactive until you "Link" or associate them with a device that has the Net Nanny for iOS software installed. This is done on the "Devices" tab of the Administration Console.
A new User's settings will not be applied to a mobile device until that User is associated (or "linked") with a device that has the Net Nanny for iOS software installed.
That User's settings will automatically be applied to the device within 60 seconds (if the device is connected to the Internet). If the device is not connected to the internet, the changes are applied the next time the device connects.
Custom categories are powerful advanced features that allow an Administrator to customize the way Net Nanny filters web pages. They can be used to create "whitelists" and "blacklists" for the entire family, or for specific users. You can even assign different actions to different Users for the same custom category. Creating and managing custom categories is fast and easy.
**By default, the new category action is set to "Allow"; change this setting by selecting the User and changing the action for this new category to "Block." These same steps can be performed for Allow and Warn actions.
The "Warn" action allows the user a chance to avoid a potentially objectionable site. If a category is set to Warn, when a user browses to a page that contains content of that category, a warning page similar to the Net Nanny block page will be displayed. It will notify the user that the page they are about to visit contains content that is potentially objectionable. The user can then choose to ignore the warning and proceed to the page or press "Back" in order to return to the previous page. This category is useful for parents who wish to allow their children a little more leeway on the Internet and give them the opportunity to make responsible decisions.
Profanity Masking will replace profanity or vulgar words on a web page with a string of characters such as "###." This will allow the page to load, but prevents the user from seeing the profanity. Note that many pages that contain profanity also contain other mature content that may still cause the page to be blocked by Net Nanny.
Yes. Net Nanny for iOS will filter web pages over WiFi , 3G, 4G, Edge, and all other mobile networks.
Please see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205347 for instructions.
Unfortunately Apple does not allow a third-party browser (including Net Nanny) to open when you click hyperlinks within emails, texts, or apps. Instead, you must copy the hyperlink URL and paste it into the Net Nanny address bar. You can copy any hyperlink URL by long tapping on the link and then selecting "copy." Then within Net Nanny, long tap on the address bar and select "paste." Apple has established this limitation for all browsers except Safari.