Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Parental controls, part of Up and Running with Apple TV.
- If you have children and you want…to let them use the Apple TV, but you don't want…to monitor everything they do,…or if you're setting up an Apple TV…for use in a public space, you might want…to take a look at the Parental Restrictions.…For that, I'm going to go into Settings,…then to General,…then to Restrictions.…You can see this is turned off by default,…so all of the other options are not currently available.…So first we'll need to turn restrictions on.…
So I'll click on this, and when you do this,…you'll need to set a four-digit passcode.…You won't be able to make any changes…to the Parental Restrictions options…unless you put in this passcode.…So I'm just going to put in something simple here.…You should do something that's a little harder to guess.…So you'll type in that code, and just to confirm,…you'll have to type it in a second time.…And now Parental Restrictions are turned on…and I can make some changes.…So I could change the passcode if I want to.…
If you change the passcode, you have to put in…your current passcode, and then put in…
- Setting up an Apple ID or iCloud account on an Apple TV
- Setting up Home Sharing
- Using the remote and searching with Siri
- Buying and downloading apps, movies, and music
- Managing storage space on an Apple TV
- Setting up parental controls
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 04/14/2016. What changed?
A: we updated four tutorials to cover changes to bluetooth keyboards and devices, Siri, photo viewing, and new interface features in the Apple TV OS (v9.2). Nick also recorded one new video, "Using voice dictation to input text," which shows how to use Siri remote to make it easier to type and search.