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How to use guided access in iOS8 for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

How to use guided access in iOS8 for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

This is particularly useful for children in a classroom, people with autism or those with attention and sensory challenges who have difficulty concentrating or are tempted to explore other areas of the app or device. 

  • To activate the ‘Accessibility’ features on your device select ‘Settings’ + ‘General’ + ‘Accessibility’.
  • Tap to select the Guided Access’ button.

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  • To activate ‘Guided Access’ tap the toggle switch for ‘Guided Access’.

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  • Tap to select the ‘Passcode Settings’ button – this is used when ‘Guided Access’ is enabled and prevents someone from leaving an active session.

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  • ‘Guided Access’ can be activated using the ‘Accessibility Shortcut’. To do this, tap the toggle switch for ‘Accessibility Shortcut’.

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  • To start a session, open the required app.
  • Triple-click  ‘Home’ 
  • Select the setting for the session, then select ‘Start’.
Created on: December-05-2014

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