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Sandbox and lock Android to make it safe and secure for kids with Play Safe

As a concerned parent, You must be be worried when your kids use your smartphone. Who hasn't? But, it's impossible to trust your toddler to stay within a designated app and not explore.

Enter Play Safe, it is an Android app that that gives your kids a sandbox, allows you to set a predefined list of apps your child can access which ensures that they can play, well, safe.

The setup process walks you through selecting approved apps for your child, along with how to unlock the app once your child is done. Right now, you press and hold on the Play Safe logo for 5 seconds to exit the app.


When you want to give your young one a turn with the phone, you just run Play Safe, then rest easy in the knowledge that he or she won’t be able to do anything but run the apps you’ve sanctioned.


When the time comes to exit Play Safe, you simply hold down the app’s logo for three seconds. Older kids might be able to figure this out, which is why the developers will soon be adding password protection.

The app is free and doesn't have any ads on you. It’s compatible with all phones running Android 2.2 and later, excluding Galaxy Nexus. You can find download it here on Google Play.

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