How to schedule a pause using the Parental Controls feature

The Parental Controls feature lets you create a schedule to block internet access for a device at a certain time and day. You can also create multiple schedules for a device. There are no limitations. To do this, follow the instructions below:
 


Directions:
 
1. Log in to the Linksys app.

2. Tap Parental Controls on the dashboard or tap the menu icon in the upper right corner and then tap Parental Controls

 
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3. Tap on Control a Device if you have not set up Parental Controls. 

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If you already have Parental Controls on one or more devices, tap Add a device.

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4. Select a device.

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5. Tap Schedule a Pause.

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6. Select the days, with a start (Pause at) and end time (Resume at), to block internet access, and then tap Save. Make sure the router time is correct at the bottom; otherwise, tap Edit to set the correct time. When prompted, you can set a different time or keep the current router time.  


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7. Review your schedule. If you need to make any changes, tap on the schedule to edit. 

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8. Tap the back arrow. You will now see an orange bar showing the scheduled pause. For example, Internet pauses at 8:00 pm.
 
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9. The device and time of the pause will appear in the Parental Controls list. 

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It will show up on the Android dashboard as well. This section will show the first few clients with Parental Control settings.


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How to edit a schedule
 
1. Tap on an existing device from the Parental Controls list.


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2. Tap on Schedule a Pause.

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3. Select the scheduled time you want to edit (if more than one schedule appears), make your changes, and then tap Save.  

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You can also tap on Add internet schedule to create another schedule for the same client. Once you are in edit mode, you have the option to select a previous schedule, edit the existing schedule, or delete a schedule. Make sure to tap Save to apply the changes.

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Find out more:
 
How to pause internet access using the Parental Controls feature

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