How to install Qustodio for iPhone and iPad?

Overview

This article explains how to install Qustodio on an iOS device (iPod, iPhone or iPad). You can then monitor your child's use of the device through the Family Portal.

Important

  • Qustodio is compatible with iOS 8 or higher.
  • Qustodio for iOS is a bit different than Qustodio for Android, Mac & Windows. Some of the features available on Android, Mac or Windows are not yet available for iOS. Please read these FAQs to learn more about supported features and known issues with Qustodio for iOS.

Before you start

  • Make sure to remove any restrictions on the device. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions and select "Disable Restrictions".
  • Make sure that Javascript is activated in Safari: Settings > Safari > Advanced > Javascript.
  • Make sure to uninstall any previous version of Qustodio from your device. Please find instructions in our Help Center.
 

How to install Qustodio for iOS

 

1. Open the AppStore on the iOS device you want to monitor.

2. Search for Qustodio Parental Control for iPad and iPhone

3. Install the Qustodio app.

​4. Open Qustodio, and choose between the following:



I am new to Qustodio

5. Create a new account by entering your email address and your password.



6. Enter a name, birth year and gender for the child you want to protect. Tap Next.



7. Choose an avatar for that child.

​8. Choose a device name and tap Next.



9. Tap Install iOS Profile.



10. Tap Install in the upper right corner.



11. Enter the device’s passcode.



12. Read the screen carefully and tap Install in the top right corner.



13. Tap Trust and then tap Done.



14. Swipe to go to the next screen and read each screen carefully until you reach the final one. Tap Close Tour.

15. That's all! The following screen is shown, and you can now go back to the home screen of your device.

 



I have an account

5. Open the Qustodio app, and choose the option I have an account.

6. Log in to your account by entering your email address and password.



7. Choose the child you want to monitor. Tap Next.



​8. Choose the device name and tap Next.



9. Tap Install iOS Profile.



10. Tap Install in the upper right corner.



11. Enter the device’s passcode.



12. Read the screen carefully and tap Install in the top right corner.



13. Tap Trust and then tap Done.



14. Swipe to go to the next screen and read all screens carefully until you reach the final one. Tap Close Tour.

15. That's all! The following screen is shown, and you can now go back to the home screen of your device.

 

I Want to install the Parents' App

To install Qustodio as a Parents' App you will need to follow these steps:

1. Download the Qustodio app from the AppStore.

2. If you have an account, choose the I have an account option and log in to your account.

3. Choose the This is a Parent’s device option.

4. Tap I understand.

5. Carefully read the instructions provided.

Congratulations! You have now installed the Qustodio Parents' App