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Verizon Smart Family

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 18+

About Verizon Smart Family

Verizon smart family is the perfect way to help you manage the stress and be vigilant even while you are not around your kids. This gives you a perfect opportunity to not only stay aware of your children’s location and their whereabouts at all times but also able to manage the content and their smartphone usage.

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What is Verizon Smart Family

Verizon smart family is one such plan that offers you the liberty to certain features that will allow you to be vigilant and in control of your children’s smartphone usage.

The service can be used on multiple devices in a family plan so you can manage all your children in one place and have the convenience of not being unaware for a single moment. Some top features that make it a must-have service for all the parents with growing kids and smartphones are but not limited to:

1. Location Tracking

You must be aware of where your kids are at all times for the obvious reasons. This allows you with a feeling of not only being in-control but keep your children safe at all times. Verizon Smart Family plan allows you to be aware of your children’s movements and locations at all times.

The best part is that you can keep track of all your children’s movements and locations in a single app and all you have to do is turn your smartphone on and you will know where your kids are at all times.

2. Location Check-Ins

Letting your kids use uber and want to be sure about the safety and security, Verizon got you covered. Or you have a growing kid in teenagers that might be bunking their classes, now you can be notified about that too.

You can set locations like school and home on your Verizon Smart Family app and the app will automatically notify you once your children reach their destination in time. This allows you a sense of comfort and relaxation to be ahead of your growing children and keep them secure.

3. Pick me up

Your kids can now ping you to pick them up from the current place they are. All the children have to give you ping on their smartphone app and you will not only be notified but will also receive a location so you can conveniently move and pick your kids from the said location.

The feature is also very helpful as it will keep reminding you to pick your kids from school at a certain time so you don’t miss on it during your busy schedule.

4. Websites and App monitoring

You can never be with your kids at all times and growing minds can easily be influenced by negativity over social media. Now, you can have peace of mind of allowing your kids to use smartphones without any worries as you can monitor the applications and websites that your kids are browsing on their phones.

You can also see the usage percentage on your parental control app and restrict the time or data for a specific age if you feel like your children are spending too much time on a certain application or website that might not be beneficial for them. This way, you are always in control no matter where you are.

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App Details


Android, iPad, iPhone





Organisational and Productivity Skills


In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No


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Smart Family gives parents the ability to locate and manage their child’s device all in one app. You can schedule alerts for their device location, block apps & websites, pause the internet, view their text and call history, and so much more!

Verizon Smart Family - Your partner in parenting.

KNOW WHERE THEY ARE –Rest easy knowing your loved ones are where they should be. Set an alert to track their device so you know if they made it home or to practice, or check on your own time by viewing the real time device map.

CHILDPROOF YOUR INTERNET - Block access to inappropriate apps and websites. You can block most social media, messaging, and gaming apps; unblock just as easily when you feel they are ready for them.

SET SMARTER BOUNDARIES - Take back family time by instantly pausing the internet or limiting access to calls, texts and data. You can also set purchase limits for apps, games, and music.

MONITOR USAGE & ACTIVITY - See who is calling and texting, and when. Block unwanted contacts, and see the sites your child is visiting on their device every day. You can also keep an eye on their device's battery life.

IN-HOME & ON-THE-GO - Control your child’s online experience whether they’re using Wi-Fi or your data.

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