Block Apps on Android Phones and Tablets with iKeyMonitor 2024

Blocking apps on Android phones and tablets have become a necessity for many parents and employers. If you are among them, you may need an effective way to block these distracting apps. It’s not enough to set a password or pattern on the device screen to block these apps because you will block all the apps installed. iKeyMonitor has come up as the one-stop solution to all your parental control and employee monitoring problems. iKeyMonitor has been designed to effectively monitor app usage, and block apps on Android device with different time rules.

Why Block Apps on Android Phones and Tablets?

On 28 May 2015, Google announced that there were 1.4 billion active Android devices worldwide. What are Android users doing with their Android devices? Besides making calls, receiving and sending SMS, Android users also like to install apps for news, games, videos, study, health, and socializing. But a great many young users seem to have spent much more time on social media apps and games than study and fitness apps.

It’s not uncommon that some parents purchase Android phones for their young kids who are even less than 5 years old. When these kids access the device, they may encounter pornography, cyberbullying, drugs, gamble, and sexual predators flooded on the Internet. Kids are too young to judge and handle these problems by themselves. In such case, it’s necessary for parents to monitor children’s app activities and block applications on Android with time limit rules which are considered inappropriate or even harmful.

The second reason for blocking Android apps is that some children spend too much time on social media apps and games. Too much time on Android device screen may affect children’s mental and physical health, such as obesity, vision deterioration. What’s worse, they may become socially awkward and fall behind in school.

How does iKeyMonitor Block Apps on Android Phones and Tablets?

How does iKeyMonitor block apps? iKeyMonitor monitors and blocks app usage by logging keystrokes in all apps, recording chat logs on social media apps, capturing screenshots of app activities, sending monitoring logs of app usage, blocking inappropriate apps with specific time limit rules.

Log Keystrokes Inputted in Apps

iKeyMonitor effectively logs all the keystrokes, including accounts and passwords, which are punched in a particular app. In that way, you can monitor all the activities on that app and find out whether there are inappropriate apps on Android.

Record Chat Logs Typed on Social Media Apps

iKeyMonitor app also logs text messages sent and received on various messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, Kik etc. By checking the chat logs on social media apps, you can detect whether your children make friends with suspicious persons, or encounter potential dangers.

Capture Screenshots of App Activities

iKeyMonitor captures screenshots of app activities at regular interval and presents them as a slideshow. Thus you can see the activities in various apps, such as incoming and outgoing emoticons and images, activities shared in apps. You can know children’s performance on apps clearly and determine whether the apps are inappropriate or not.

Send App Usage Logs via Email

iKeyMonitor sends all app usage logs to your preset email so that you can access the logs wherever you are. The logs are recorded in multiple languages. No matter in which language the app on Android device works, iKeyMonitor can log and monitor app activities.

Block Apps on Android with Different Rules

iKeyMonitor allows you to block apps on Android phone discreetly. By enabling “daily limit”, you can set up the daily maximum usage time for built-in apps and third-party apps. With “Bed Time” and “Homework Tiem” feature, you can block app access in homework time and bedtime. You can also block specific apps without time restrictions. Besides, you can also unlock the blocked apps temporarily when you need to calm down crying kids, reward their good behavior, or you want to use these apps yourselves.

Key Features of iKeyMonitor

Besides blocking apps on Android, iKeyMonitor also provides other features for you. With all the professional and strong features, you are able to keep tabs on all activities on the Android device.

  • Log Keystrokes and Passwords Entered
  • Log Both-Side Call History
  • Log Sent and Received SMS
  • Log Facebook/Skype/Kik/Viber
  • Log URLs of Websites Visited
  • Block Inappropriate Apps/Games
  • Capture Screenshots at a Preset Interval
  • Log Chat Messages in Hangouts
  • Track GPS Location of the Target Phones/Tablets
  • View Logs via Email/Online Server
  • Monitor Activities in an Automatic Mode
  • Limit Screen Time on Android Phones/Tablets

If you are worried that the apps installed on Android device may affect kids’ mental and physical health, then it’s time to stop worrying by installing iKeyMonitor which will effectively help you monitor and block apps on Android phones and tablets. With iKeyMonitor, you can not only keep tabs on app activities on Android, but also block inappropriate apps and limit screen time easily.


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Category: Learning & How to, Parental Control Tips

iKeyMonitor Team is a team of parental control experts with over 16 years of experience in parental control apps and phone tracking tools. Started in 2009, iKeyMonitor is now the most powerful monitoring and control application for parents.

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