How to Limit Screen Time on the Computer

HT Parental Controls allows you to limit screen time, turn off your computer on schedule, set daily limits, and even limit screen time for specific sites and apps.

How to Set Screen Time Limits

  1. Download HT Parental Controls and install it on your child’s computer.
  2. Click Time Controls and scroll the PC Usage Limits range to restrict the total amount of time your child can spend on the computer.
  3. Choose what should happen when the time is up—Log out or Shut down the computer.

How to Limit Screen Time

How to Set a Schedule for Computer Use

With HT Parental Controls, you can manage screen time in any way you want. For example, you can set bedtime and turn off your kid’s computer at a given time or set breaks for some other not-computer activities.

  1. Click Time Controls.
  2. In the weekly calendar, highlight the periods you wish to restrict in red.

How to Set a Schedule for Computer Use

Tip: If your child turns on the computer after it has been locked, the program turns it off again.

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How to Limit Screen Time for Specific Apps

You can manage how much time your child can spend on specific apps a day.

  1. Click Application Blocking.
  2. Add apps you want to limit and select Limit for them.
  3. Set time limits or create a schedule for the limited apps.

How to Limit Screen Time for Specific Apps

How to Limit Screen Time for Specific Websites

  1. Click Website Limiting.
  2. Add sites you want to limit and select Limit for them.
  3. Set time limits or create a schedule for the limited websites. For example, you can allow one hour on YouTube at any time between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

How to Limit Screen Time for Specific Websites

When the app/website is locked, your child can’t open it.
HT Parental Controls gives you lots of ways to limit screen time-you can turn off your child’s computer at bedtime or for breaks, or limit the time your child spends on the computer and turn it off after your kid has used it for a certain amount of time. You can manage screen time for your computer, apps and websites, control Internet content, and more.

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