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Parental Controls

Your Verizon router comes with parental controls designed to allow control of Internet access on all devices connected to your home network. Prevent your children from attempting to access inappropriate website with the below steps.

Set up parental controls

Set up parental controls using the My Fios app

If you have a Fios Quantum Gateway or a Fios Advanced Wi-Fi Router, using the My Fios app select:

  • Internet > Manage My Devices > Devices & Parental Controls, select the device(s) you want to manage and follow the guided steps

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Set up parental controls using My Verizon

If you have a Fios Quantum Gateway or a Fios Advanced Wi-Fi Router, sign into My Verizon to set up parental controls. To make changes select:

  • Internet > Manage My Devices > Devices & Parental Controls, select the device(s) you want to manage and follow the guided steps

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Learn more ways to set up

  • Configure your router parental controls manually

  • You can also manage your parental controls manually in the router. All the information you need is located on your router. To configure parental controls:

    • Open your browser and enter 192.168.1.1 in your address bar
    • Sign in with your router information and select Parental Controls

    Note: You must reset your router to factory default settings if you forget the password that you created. Learn how to reset your router.

  • Advanced parental controls with McAfee Safe Family

  • Protect children of all ages from exposure to inappropriate content, social networking risks, strangers and other online threats with McAfee Safe Family.

    McAfee Safe Family is included in Verizon’s Digital Security Pro and provides:

    • Advanced parental controls
    • Track kids’ online usage and history
    • Restrict kids’ time online and app usage
    • Change protections on the fly

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