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  1. authorandrew's Avatar
    Does WP have any sort of fine-grained parental controls aside from Kid's Corner? I'm looking to disable Internet Explorer without disabling all Wi-Fi, or, if necessary, disabling all Wi-Fi altogether.
    Last edited by authorandrew; 12-13-2014 at 11:23 AM.
    12-13-2014 09:13 AM
  2. TechFreak1's Avatar
    There is app's corner which is available in Windows Phone 8.1 Update aka Lumia Denim (GDR1), for older devices you need to enroll onto the developer preview.

    How to set up Apps Corner on Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 | Windows Central

    Apart from that there is nothing else that offers fine-grained controls (yet).
    12-13-2014 10:35 AM
  3. authorandrew's Avatar
    I just tried apps corner. Unfortunately, even with 'Search' disabled I can still search the web and that pulls up full IE. Doesn't look like it will work for my purposes.
    12-13-2014 11:23 AM
  4. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Interesting, I just tried apps corner and with search disabled I wasn't able to replicate what you experienced. However tapping on a advert inside a game that was selected to run in apps corner did launch internet explorer and I was able to load up any site as normal. Therefore not good... lol...

    However if only paid games or disney games were only selected (I don't think all the disney games show any adverts?) then I don't think you would run into an scenario where an advert is clicked and IE could be used to search the web.
    12-13-2014 12:11 PM
  5. hprvez's Avatar
    What you're asking is not doable on windows phone, it's not developed as a toy for kids (in case it was your purpose), it's also closed source and not customizable under this aspect. It's not a solution but our beloved android would be ideal in this scenario, apart from the huge security holes even when only accessing the play store
    12-15-2014 06:35 PM

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