How to Turn Off the Internet on Your Child’s Device

As a parent, managing your child’s internet usage can be important for their well-being and productivity. Whether you want to limit screen time, enforce digital detox periods, or prevent access to inappropriate content, turning off the internet on your child’s smartphone or computer can be a useful tool. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process of temporarily disabling internet access on your child’s device using Bitdefender Parental Control.


Step 1: Sign in to Your Central Account

Visit and sign in to your Bitdefender Central account.


Step 2: Access Parental Control

Once logged in, click on “Parental Control” on the left-hand side menu.

Parental Control


Step 3: Select Your Child’s Profile

Next, select “View details” from the child’s profile whose internet you wish to disable.

View details


Step 4: Turn Off Internet Access

Click the “Stop internet” button in the upper right-hand corner of the child’s dashboard.

Internet will be cut off on all your child’s devices. This action overrides any existing Parental Control settings, such as routines, daily time limit or allowed categories.

Stop internet


Step 5: Restore Internet Access

While internet access is disabled, the “Stop internet” button changes to “Resume internet”.

To restore internet access for your child, simply click the “Resume internet” button.

Resume internet