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iphone app which asks pin/password to make phone calls

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My kids accdiently dials numbers from the contacts in my iphone... So I am looking for an iphone app that would ask for a pin or password to make phone calls from my iphone... is there any such iphone app?

pl help

thanks a lot
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by:Thomas Grassi
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why not just set the passcode lock on

which IOS you have?
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by:at999
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I have to give passcode lock key to my kids so that they can watch youtube, play games etc... However i dont want them to make phone calls...

i have iphone 4
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by:Thomas Grassi
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Sorry but no way to do that with standard iPhone and apps

Did find this but I do not recommend doing it.

http://www.iphoneheat.com/2009/07/how-to-password-protect-applications-on-iphone/
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by:Eoin OSullivan
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You'll have to jailbreak the iPhone as per the link in the previous post as iOS does not have such a feature.  iPhones don't support multi-user profiles or locking specific apps.

The only other option is to put the phone app and other critical apps in a group and move them to a screen separated from the YouTube , game apps. This will prevent accidental activation but will not stop them browsing through your phone if they're determined.  It will also make it less convenient for your day-to-day use.

Ultimately the iPhone makes for a very expensive handheld toy for kids...
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by:Thomas Grassi
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Yes I know that's why I did not recommend it

How old are your children?
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2 and 5
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by:Geisrud
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Consider setting up their game/video, then enabling guided access mode, which can lock them IN a specific app.  Requires triple-click on home button and a passcode to exit.


Info on guided access: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5509
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Thomas Grassi earned 250 total points
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Great

This is what I just got for my grand Son yes I have a Grand Son proud of it.

http://www.leapfrog.com/en/pages/support/product_pages/LeapPad2.html

They have WiFi models download apps great learning tools for children.

My Grand son kept taking his dads iPad all the time so we decided to get him his own.

Well worth the money
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by:at999
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ya thats good idea... i am looking into it...

Also setting  guided access mode is a good idea...
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