Set expectations on phone usage
Work with your child to set expectations and rules regarding phone usage.
Teach kids about online safety
Through its Public Education program, Rogers, in partnership with Toronto Metropolitan University and the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, has curated some tips and guidelines to help you support your child’s online safety through three different stages: kids, youth and teens. Resources include strategies and tips to stay safe online and covers topics such as cyberbullying, digital footprints, safe communication, online scams and device security.
Enable parental controls for smartphones
Help your kids stay safe online by using parental controls available on Apple and Android devices. Manage screen time, set filters for age-appropriate content, control app purchases and downloads and track their location. For parental controls on Apple devices, check out Family Sharing and for Android devices, check out Google Family Link.
Manage your children’s data usage
Better manage data limits and usage on your children’s phone with these strategies and tips.
Enable parental controls and online security features for Ignite TV and Ignite Internet
Get intelligent around-the-clock cyberthreat protection for your Connected Home devices with Advanced Security included with all Ignite Internet packages and bundles featuring the Ignite WiFi Gateway modem. In addition, Ignite TV has a designated Kids Zone and parental controls that you can use to set age-appropriate content and filters.
Identify spam calls
To help you and your child identify possible spam calls, Rogers has the Spam Call Detect feature that monitors calls in real time and notifies users of any suspected spam or fraud. If it detects spam, the device’s call display will warn you (for example, the call display will say “Likely Spam”).