Circle Parental Controls

Circle Parental Controls

By Circle Media Incorporated

  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Release Date: 2019-04-10
  • Current Version: 2.23.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 81.29 MB
  • Developer: Circle Media Incorporated
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
Score: 4.26757
From 10,195 Ratings


Keep kids safe and focused with the most comprehensive parental controls for devices in the home and on the go - all in from place. Circle parental controls help parents manage screen time for kids whether they are playing their favorite online game, connecting with friends, or doing schoolwork. Circle goes beyond setting Time Limits and Filters with additional features like Pause, History, Rewards, and Bedtime. Parents can even customize screen time controls based on their kids’ ages and their own family preferences. SET ONLINE SCREEN TIME LIMITS: • Filter: Choose appropriate (or block inappropriate) content by age. • Time Limits: Set daily screen time limits for popular apps and sites. • Pause the Internet®: Make the Internet stop for every family member (or just one). MONITOR AND KEEP TRACK OF ONLINE TIME: • History: Check out sites kids visited (or tried to visit) throughout the day. Or go back as far as you’d like. • Usage: Get a complete picture of your family’s Internet use, across all devices. • Location: Keep track of your kids through their mobile devices. BALANCE TIME ONLINE AND OFFLINE: • Bedtime: Ensure your kids get the sleep they need. Set a bedtime for connected devices. • Rewards: Celebrate good behavior by giving a little extra online time just for the day. • Focus Time: Schedule some distraction-free time for school, homework, or going offline. Start managing your family’s online screen time today with a free trial to access all of Circle’s premium parental control features. Kids can use the Circle app to keep track of their own time online with a personalized dashboard. ———— Circle Home Plus — sold separately Need an in-home device to manage online screen time on smart TVs, video game consoles, and computers? Manage all Wi-Fi connected devices in your home with the Circle Home Plus parental controls device. Learn more: ———— Need Help? If you have any questions, need help with Circle, or want to provide feedback, please contact our Support Team: ———— Subscription Pricing & Terms A Circle subscription is required and gives your family access to every Circle parental control feature. The Circle subscription is an automatically renewing subscription. Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and will automatically renew unless auto-renewal is disabled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Subscriptions are billed at the start of each period and cannot be refunded. Subscribers can manage subscriptions and disable auto-renewal by visiting their iTunes Account Settings after purchase. Privacy policy: Terms of use:



  • Nice in theory, doesn’t work in real life.

    By Ghosthammer#1
    I had high hopes for this device and app. After using the older version I upgraded to this newer one—big mistake. The vpn blocks all internet activity on the kids phones, so now I am paying for data they can’t use. My network has slowed down considerably. And the only way for anyone to play Minecraft or other server-type games is to turn the filter off completely. That defeats the purpose! The Kids can’t even play Pokémon Go on their phone because the VPN blocks It. After 30-minutes I pulled the VPN off one phone, so they could play. I don’t have 30-minutes to take it off and another 30 to put it back every time they want to do something. I’m out $300+ for a system that doesn’t work! The support site has a lot of holes in it. I’ve tried going there on several occasions and can’t find answers to my issues. But, the system does successfully route me to answers I don’t need. So, if you already know the answer to your question, you’ll find that info on their site in several places. I purchased a lifetime membership, too. If you are going to buy this, I recommend initially purchasing a month-to-month contract. That way if you find it doesn’t work you aren’t out a ton of money. Also, if you only want to control your home internet, I’d suggest finding the original circle from an older supplier or online site and use that. It is much, much better.
  • Do not get this!!!

    By dfggjhjhgvr
    This made my child so mad because it was jammed so I could not turn on the internet
  • Frustrating to use!

    By Greggfairchild
    I have been using the Circle app for 3 years. First, I used the Circle with Disney app. It worked well at first. Then it started glitching. It wasn’t stopping my son’s usage at the time I set. Then the app wasn’t responding to my touch on my phone. Eventually, I returned the Circle w/Disney and got a new one. Once again, the new one worked fine AT FIRST. Eventually the app was not responding at all. I have deleted and reinstalled the app about 10 times over the 3 years. Eventually it became more annoying to use than it was to monitor my kid’s usage, so I threw away the whole thing! Then, Circle came out with a new IMPROVED version. I figured I’d give it a try and give them my $100. Same as the previous version, it stopped correctly monitoring my kid’s devices correctly and the app is glitchy and keeps turning off while I’m trying to use it.


    By Heididog99
    NEVER GET THIS APP IT WILL MAKE YOUR CHILDREN CRY. It sounds like a good idea but then it just turns into a living nightmare because late at night your kids will come up to you and ask for more time. This app is horrible and it does not help at all it just makes your kids mad. I know from experience that you never ever get this app for your kids it will just make them mad.
  • Useless

    By Vash106
    Took my 15 yr old daughter 5 minutes to render the app useless. I won’t say how on here but it was pretty easy and no she did not delete the app (I prevented that in screen time).

    By Phoenix_candy
    I am 11 so basically no one is gonna read this but, yeah. If a parent is reading this DON’T get this for your child. My brother and I use to turn off circle because we hated it (with a passion) My parents mostly got this app because, I had a problem with not getting any sleep for school cause I was staying up watching tv. They put this app on EVERYTHING. They first put it on my tv. But when my tv went off I would get my Nintendo. Here is what they have it on. My things: Tv, Phone, Chromebook, Old iPad, Nintendo. Brother’s things: His tv, phone, Xbox, PS4, Chromebook. My dad is a manic with this app. If I am being a “smart mouth” then he will pause me. Like I get circle during school. My bedtime during school was turn off at 9:30 turn back on at 7:00. Weekend it just turned off. But now in summer they still have it on. But the weekends are turned on and turn off at 11:30 turn back on at 7:00. My brother and I hate this app. My dad abuses his power with this app. I asked my mom when we can get circle off of our phone and she said “When you start paying your phone bill.” Well what if I can’t pay my phone bill in college? Are you gonna control my phone while I am in college? They put a password on circle so now we can’t do anything. If you went through my phone on my text with my mom while on summer break. You would be amazed at how MUCH I have asked for an reward.
  • It doesn’t work

    By Butthole kids Mom
    We’ve been paying for this for months and last night (1am) I just happen to check my daughters phone (that is set to turn off at 11pm) and all apps we’re still able to be accessed. What’s the point of this app of those don’t shut down?
  • Pure Garbage

    By wwreith
    80% of the devices are unknown. Profiles just disappear and my nephew who just moved in CSM runs circles around your pathetic “security”

    By 6362836373637
    You can’t do anything and I would give zero star if I could. DO NOT GET THIS APP