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How to use guided access in iOS 7 for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

How to use guided access in iOS 7 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’.
  • Scroll to the bottom.
  • Tap to turn on ‘Guided Access’ under ‘Learning’.

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

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  • To start a session, open the required app.
  • Triple-click the ‘Home’ button.
  • Select the setting for the session, then click ‘Start’.

 

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