How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

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How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

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Worried about your kids running up a big bill for in-app purchases on an iPhone or iPad? You can avoid sticker shock by disabling or limiting those purchases.

The parental controls that limit in-app purchases aren’t new. They’ve been around since Apple added them in iOS 4.3 in 2011. But the option is worth revisiting in light of Apple ‘s recent reaction to the legal trouble caused by the in-app purchasing process.

You must enter your iTunes password to confirm an in-app purchase. But by default, that password is good for 15 minutes. Make additional in-app purchases during that grace period, and no password is required. That grace period triggered a class-action lawsuit and a Federal Trade Commission complaint after parents complained that their kids were able to ring up lots of in-app purchases during that 15 minute span.

Apple eventually settled the class-action suit and the … [Read more]

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS


How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

 

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

 

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

 

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

 

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

How to disable or limit in-app purchases in iOS

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