iOS 6: Guided Access improves app experience for children | iLounge News

2014 iPad iPhone iPod Buyers' Guide from iLounge.com

News

iOS 6: Guided Access improves app experience for children

Author's pic

By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Monday, June 11, 2012
News Categories: Apple, iPad, iPhone, iPod

Apple today announced that iOS 6 will include a new accessibility feature called Guided Access. This new feature is aimed at children with autism and allows a parent or other adult to select specific portions of apps—such as navigation controls—to disable, and also provides the option to enable or disable the hardware buttons, touch controls, or motion controls independently.

« iOS 6: New Maps with traffic & turn-by-turn navigation

Apple introduces iOS 6, coming this fall »

Related Stories

Comments

1

So, how does this work exactly?

I triple tap the home button once in an app to launch the restricted mode.  Can I at that point circle controls I want to deactivate?  If not when?  And how can I get out of this mode when my child is done playing with my iPad?

Posted by Glenn on June 12, 2012 at 10:40 PM (PDT)

If you have a comment, news tip, advertising inquiry, or coverage request, a question about iPods/iPhones/iPad or accessories, or if you sell or market iPod/iPhone/iPad products or services, read iLounge's Comments + Questions policies before posting, and fully identify yourself if you do. We will delete comments containing advertising, astroturfing, trolling, personal attacks, offensive language, or other objectionable content, then ban and/or publicly identify violators.

Commenting is not available in this section entry.

Email:

Recent News

Recent Reviews

Recent Articles

Shop for Accessories: Cases, speakers, chargers, etc.