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Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by rundive, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. rundive macrumors newbie

    Oct 10, 2011
    My wife and I are the parents of a 13 year old special needs child. The Ipad has become a valuable tool for him. He is non verbal and wears hearing aids. He currently has the original Ipad and the Ipad 2. He uses one at school and the other at home. I have turned off Wifi,YouTube,installing apps etc on the Ipad at school.

    I have a few questions that I am hoping someone can help me with.

    Is there anyway to lockout/disable the settings icon on the main screen? He is constantly in the settings menu changing something. I have enabled the restrictions lock under the General Settings but this does not prevent him from changing all other settings.

    Secondly is there away to make videos inaccessible to him at school. I rented a movie on his iPad from Itunes the other day. The school called about inappropriate content ( Transformers Movie) on the Ipad. I had turned off YouTube,wifi,safari and Itunes. I assumed this would stop the movie from playing. Once the movie is downloaded is there anyway to restrict access to it short of deleting it? I know if I rent via my desktop I can transfer the movie between the desktop an Ipad but with the Transformers movie I download directly to the iPad.

  2. benhollberg macrumors 68020


    Mar 8, 2010
    For the movie part in the settings go to restrictions, then allowed content and movies. Turn the movies down to a lower rating. This may not stop movies completely but I'm sure it won't play Transformers.
  3. rundive thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 10, 2011
    Thanks. I see the setting under movies. I will be sure to check the " Don't allow movies" on his school iPad.

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