bypassing unglued time limit

nika7856

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My dad thinks I spend a lot of time on my phone but I don't, so he used this app unglued to control how many minutes I'm on there for so I am allowed to be on my phone for 1 hour a day which sucks so by any chance if u guys know how to still be on my phone when time runs out, can you pleaseee tell me, thanks.
 

steve23094

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When you get a job and pay for your own phone, phone bill, food, entertainment, clothes, electric, internet, and house I guess you can choose how many minutes you want to talk on your phone each day. Something to look forward to. Yay!
 

Newtons Apple

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I know you do not want to hear this but

You Dad is doing this for your own good.

Instead of trying to defeat the app, why not work hard and get the best grades and be more responsible and your Dad might loosen up on the time. I do consider social media a waste of your life and deleted my accounts over a year ago and never looked back.

Growing up can seem like hell but being a grown up has it own problems too
 
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576316

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I suspect nobody on here is going to give you the answer you're looking for. You kids don't know how lucky you are. Back in my day we black and white bricks for a phone, and you didn't want to be on them for longer than an hour because there was better stuff to do outside.

1 hour does seem a bit stingy though, but I'd start by having a conversation with him. Or coming up with some sort of agreement you can both be happy with, so that he might remove the app. He's only trying to make you see the world around you and stop you from living life through a smartphone screen. A struggle I'm sure many parents are having these days.

Social media is such a pain in your life that there's really no point dedicating any time to it. All it does it upset people and cause argument, especially when you're at schooling age.
 
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braddick

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To answer your question directly, I'd imagine if you purchased a cheapie iPhone, like a 4 or a 4S and set it up with the same account information you could then use that iDevice to circumvent the time limit placed on your primary iPhone.
 

ericwn

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Instead of trying to get around your parents' wishes you should try to understand their motives. Just my opinion of course.
 
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M. Gustave

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My dad thinks I spend a lot of time on my phone but I don't, so he used this app unglued to control how many minutes I'm on there for so I am allowed to be on my phone for 1 hour a day which sucks so by any chance if u guys know how to still be on my phone when time runs out, can you pleaseee tell me, thanks.
It sounds like your dad is a bit of a control freak. He probably doesn't respect or support your independence in many other ways besides this. I'm sorry, I know what that's like, and unfortunately many people are complete narcissistic morons when it comes to raising children, as you see from the responses you've gotten here so far.

Regarding your app problem, I don't have an answer, other than trying to hack his parental password/code. When you treat someone like a criminal, you shouldn't be surprised when they then start to act like one.
 

qquadoq

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I know everyone is talking about how you should be grateful, but I have an actual solution. Turn off VPN in the settings. Make sure that VPN is also turned off of demand (which on an iPhone you can do by selecting the “i” in a circle next to “unGlue VPN”), otherwise it will just keep turning back on. Hope this helps.
 

Phone Junky

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I know everyone is talking about how you should be grateful, but I have an actual solution. Turn off VPN in the settings. Make sure that VPN is also turned off of demand (which on an iPhone you can do by selecting the “i” in a circle next to “unGlue VPN”), otherwise it will just keep turning back on. Hope this helps.
Congratulations new member. Your first and only post is in response to a "member" that only made one post, almost a year ago, and hasn't been heard from since.
 

ParentByGrace

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My dad thinks I spend a lot of time on my phone but I don't, so he used this app unglued to control how many minutes I'm on there for so I am allowed to be on my phone for 1 hour a day which sucks so by any chance if u guys know how to still be on my phone when time runs out, can you pleaseee tell me, thanks.
Unglued isn’t a controlling device but one of the only systems that lets the kids earn more time, manage their time, even roll over time they haven’t used.
I think, if your dad was willing to choose this device over all the others that he’s probably willing to negotiate with you and talk about what YOU can do to increase your time. Try it. Can’t hurt to ask. My best to you.
 
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