How to block certain apps being installed

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May 19, 2014 12:41:41 AM via Website

How do I stop certain apps from being installed eg. Kik, snapchat without having to block them just based on their rating as this will block other apps as well that have the same rating

May 19, 2014 8:16:17 AM via Website

I have a teenage daughter that likes to use kik on my tablet even tho I uninstalled it she reinstalls the app to talk to her friends

May 19, 2014 8:34:58 AM via Website

Because they're free you can't block them from being installed as you can only password protect purchases from the PlayStore. Your best option is to install the apps then use an app like AppLock to prevent them being used.

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May 19, 2014 11:27:57 AM via Website

Shane Larsen

I have a teenage daughter that likes to use kik on my tablet even tho I uninstalled it she reinstalls the app to talk to her friends

Password Protect ;)

May 19, 2014 2:05:05 PM via Website

Can't you just tell her NOT to install it, or don't allow her on the tablet if she ignores your wishes?

May 19, 2014 11:20:52 PM via Website

Shane Larsen

I have a teenage daughter that likes to use kik on my tablet even tho I uninstalled it she reinstalls the app to talk to her friends

Change your password and create her a user account with limited use then she can not install the app again

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Jan 20, 2015 10:54:30 AM via Website

Be confidential your Login credentials.

Aug 17, 2015 6:41:02 PM via Website

As great as this suggestion is, you can only have one google account per device, so if she does create another google account with limited access, then the tablet basically becomes her daughter's tablet.