Many of the one star reviews are from children who are frustrated by the features of DinnerTime Plus! From the perspective of a parent this means that DinnerTime Plus is working well. So please take the average rating with a grain of salt.
The new DinnerTime Plus 3.0 is here! Please make sure both the parent's and kid's devices have this latest app version installed.
DinnerTime Plus is THE BEST Android app for parents to monitor and control their childrens smartphone/tablet usage.
Real-time monitoring: See exactly what your child is doing on their phone in real time
Instant breaks: Set instant Dinnertime or Take a Break breaks pausing your childs device activity for up to 24 hours
Scheduled breaks: Create up to 2 Scheduled Breaks such as Bed Time or Study Time that automatically block your childs device usage following a customized schedule
Set permitted apps: Allow your child to access specific apps during their breaks
App and Device time limits: Set time limits for how long your child can use their device or a specific app. Works even if your child goes offline. Set different time limits for weekends versus weekdays.
Unusual activity notifications: Receive a notification if your childs device experiences unusual activity
Parents notification when a new app is installed on the kids device.
Admin Mode feature to allow parents to temporarily access the kids device during DinnerTime restriction to perform administration work, or modify the restriction policy if the kid's device is not connected online.
Add a second parent: Add another parental device to monitor and block your childs device
Add a second child: Monitor and block a second childs device
New sign up procedure: Our new sign up system is easier, faster, and no longer requires SMS verification
With a one time in-app purchase of only $3.99, you can support the developers and access even more features, including:
Add up to 5 different childrens devices
Access reports of your childs usage today, yesterday, and for the last 7 days
Six extra Scheduled Breaks: Parents can now create up to 8 Scheduled Breaks
24 hour history: Parents can now view their childs device usage history for the last 24 hours
Customized warnings: Customize warning messages during timeouts
DinnerTime Plus utilizes cloud-enabled technology, meaning all its features occur in real-time from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection.
Watch a short tutorial on how to setup DinnerTime Plus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neDtOjymijg
NOTES FOR PARENTS:
Most of the 1-star ratings are from children. Many parents provided the app with high satisfaction ratings in Google Play.
Because we link each parent account with a phone number, the parent account must be linked to a phone (Android or iOS).
This app uses the Device Administrator permission.