From the block page or home.tools on your child’s device

  1. Click on Parent Options

  2. Enter your 4 digit PIN

  3. Click NEXT

  4. Select the user you’d like to loan the device  from the drop down list in the BORROWING section

  5. Click LOAN

  6. Click the required time

  7. Click OK on the Change successful pop up

  8. Click Close now to close the parent options

NOTE: PINs and device sharing are only available to Premium Subscriptions.

How long does it take to take effect?

It takes approximately 30 seconds after a PIN has been entered or borrow approved for the request to be processed.

Does the child get notified that the request has been approved?

No, you’ll need to tell them somehow.

How long does the borrow last?

Borrows completed with a PIN last 60 minutes. Those approved through the parent’s online account can be set for 15, 30, 60 minutes or until the end of the day.

Can you extend the time of the borrow?

No, you’ll need to complete another borrow when the initial one expires.

Can kids do borrows themselves?

Yes, you can set them up with a device borrowing PIN and they can borrow devices whenever they want.

TIP: Read our help guide to find out How to: set user PINs for sharing devices.

Can I make a borrow permanent? 

Sort of, you can change the device owner.

TIP: Read our help guide to find out How to: change a device owner.