Qustodio is a free parental control app that offers simple tools to manage kids’ screen time, filter content and monitor or block apps kids use. Best of all it automagically reports kids’ online activity to you once installed.

Getting Started:
First install Qustodio on your child’s iPhone or iPad, you’ll notice that inappropriate websites have been blocked automatically. Then install Qustodio on your own smartphone to monitor their activity.

Qustodio will provide you a daily report of all your child’s activity in your inbox. To manage your child’s web rules or screen time, just open our desktop Family Portal ( from any web browser.

Want to protect more devices? You can download Qustodio to any desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. As a parent, you can manage or supervise any device directly from the Qustodio app.

What does Qustodio do on iOS?
Web filtering and monitoring: On your child’s device you’ll automatically get free web monitoring using our secure VPN technology. Your kids will be protected from inappropriate content or any site you choose whether they use Safari, Chrome or any other web browser.

Screen Time Controls: Qustodio can control Screen Time. Our technology uses will allow you to set a time schedule or a quota of when your kids are allowed to use their device. When time is up, internet and access to all apps rated for users 4+ will be disabled.

App Controls: Qustodio can report, monitor and/or block more than 50 popular apps used by kids, and you can view their usage.

Free vs. Premium
With Qustodio Free you can protect up to one kid’s device free, and monitor from as many parents’ devices as you want.

Qustodio Premium will allow you to monitor more kids’ devices, and you’ll get access to more reporting information and features from your parent’s device.

You can purchase on of our 1-year Premium plans using Apple’s In-App Purchase inside the Qustodio app on your parent’s device.

Important notes for users:
- The Qustodio for iOS install process will ask you to install a special MDM profile, and accept special permissions in order to control the internet traffic on the device. This profile can be removed or disabled by you whenever you want. Instructions for installing, uninstalling and configuring are on our help page.
-When connecting to the internet a VPN symbol will appear on the top of the screen. The VPN connection can be disabled temporarily when needed in the Family Portal or by logging into the Qustodio app on your kids’ device.
- You can access and manage Qustodio at any time from the online dashboard at

Available Languages:
The Qustodio app is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian & Brazilian Portuguese.

Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
If you have any feedback, questions, or concerns, please contact us at:

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What's New

Version 180.21.1

Parents: To make things easier for you this holiday season, all Qustodio rules are now available to you in your Parents' mobile app without having to log in to our web-based dashboard. Our latest update includes:
- Social monitoring rules (Premium)
- Panic Button setup (Premium)
- Access to each device's Time schedule and Time limits when your child's has ""per device"" time limits switched on in your dashboard.

To access to these new features, install Qustodio on a parent’s mobile device and select, ""Parent's device"" after logging in.

Customer Reviews

3.1 out of 5

279 Ratings

279 Ratings

So close to perfect


I've had this app installed for a little under 24 hours. Installation and set up were very easy. I went through and looked at the features and set up rules, tracking and SOS. The problem came when I set up the usage schedule. I set it to block internet at 9pm and it immediately locked her out at 8:20 pm. I tried setting it for 10pm and it still locked her out. I set it for locked from 9pm to 6am and unlocked the rest of the time. It randomly locked her out at about 1:30 pm preventing her from using the camera for notes in class. Epic fail. We emailed support and haven't heard from them or even "we received your request" nothing. After reading many reviews I expect support is not offered. The premium service is not cheap and support should be included, so I cancelled and uninstalled. I still haven't received a cancelled email confirmation. All of the other features worked so good. If they had these 2 things, they would be perfect!

Major bugs


This app gets great reviews from parent sites but it's not ready for prime time. First there are just too many bugs to list. The app repeatedly blocks websites that should not be blocked like google, google drive, apple, etc. it also removed all the apps from my sons phone. I sent requests for tech help to rectify and never received any response. I continued to try and tweak the settings and even when I set exceptions for google, etc it continued to block the site. The time constraints settings also does not work. My son kept getting locked off his laptop for being over time usage when he hadn't used it all day. I changed the settings again to 24hr usage and it still said he was over his time limit. I sent more requests to tech help to rectify and again no response. I tried this for less than a week and ended up asking for a refund. Until a new version is released I would waste your time on this.

Ended up not being very good


I am a premium paid user but that will change tomorrow. Doesn’t reliably block activity including texting after usage limits are set. Continues to send me email updates on allowed and blocked website activity for one kid but not the other although I’ve turned the notification off. They wouldn’t tell us if we could allow kids to text or call just us when blocked, an important safety feature. Messages to support are answered with something like, “we don’t know if we will be able to fix that and sent it to support”- some of the worst support ever. It’s probably tough to integrate with the iPhone but with vpn, shouldn’t it all be possible? Got to try something else. Also- my kids apps get moved out of place it’s a constant frustration for them. Certainly not paying any longer!


Qustodio Technologies SL
41.3 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
© 2016 Qustodio LLC
In-App Purchases
  1. Qustodio Premium 1-year license $54.99
  2. Qustodio Premium 1-year license $48.99
  3. Qustodio Premium 1-year license $94.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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