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Android 101: How to restrict certain apps from being downloaded from the Android Market

Android 101: How to restrict certain apps from being downloaded from the Android Market

Phil Nickinson 3

Parental controls are a slippery slope on any platform. And make no mistake about it -- your child will at some point find a way around any walls you erect. But if you still want to give it a go, you can set the Android Market to only allow apps or a certain "maturity level" to be downloaded to a device, also known as content filtering. Basically, every app that is submitted to the...