Has your child been spending a little too much time on their gaming console? Got a Smart TV you need to manage? Worried your Roku has some objectionable content on it? Circle can help!
What types of devices can Circle manage on my home Wi-Fi?
Circle manages your home network's outbound Internet traffic. Any device connected to your network that connects to the Internet can be managed by Circle. We've programmed Circle to manage many of the most popular online platforms, including those loaded on gaming consoles, smart TVs, streaming devices, wearable devices, etc. Even the Platforms on those devices, like YouTube or Netflix, can be managed by Circle and count towards Time Limits.
What types of devices can Circle manage away from home?
The MyCircle app can be installed on supported iOS and Android devices to manage those devices away from home if you have a current subscription to Circle Go. Please keep in mind that Circle Go is no longer available for new subscriptions. See more here.
Please note that Chromebooks and Amazon Fire tablets will not run Circle apps properly. You can manage Chromebooks and Amazon Kindle Fire tablets on your home Wi-Fi using a Circle device. You won't be able to manage a Chromebook or an Amazon Fire Tablet away from home using a Circle app however, even if the device runs Android apps. Circle will only be able to track and control traffic at home.
Can Circle manage gaming consoles?
Is your child playing a multiplayer game with others online? Circle can put a Time Limit on that. But if they're playing a game offline and it doesn't require Internet activity, Circle won't be able to limit that screen time. Circle will be able to limit any online platforms that your gaming console uses, like Netflix, Hulu, etc.
What kinds of screen time can Circle manage?
Want to know a little bit more about what Circle can manage as far as screen time? Take a look at this article.