Controls & Settings guide

BBC iPlayer parental guidance lock

The Parental Guidance Lock is a safeguard to help you control which BBC audio and video content your children can listen to or watch online. Alternatively, there is also a BBC iPlayer Kids app featuring tailored content for kids.

What do I need?

BBC iPlayer account username and password.

Restrictions you can apply

Inappropriate content

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Step by Step Instructions

1

Go to iPlayers Parental Guidance page and click on the ‘Set up the parental Guidance Lock now’ button.

2

Select the check box and click ‘Continue’.

3

Click the ‘Turn On’ button.

4

You will now have to create a 4-digit pin code. This will be required whenever an age restricted show is trying to be accessed.

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