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Parental Controls: Play Station Online

PlayStation Network (PSN) is an online gaming and digital media service provided by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation gaming console family. It allows users to access a wide range of online features, including online multiplayer gaming, digital downloads, streaming services, and social networking features.

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PlayStation offers parental controls that allow parents or guardians to manage and restrict their child’s online activities on PlayStation Network (PSN). These controls provide a way to ensure a safe and age-appropriate online gaming and entertainment experience.

Here’s how to set up parental controls on PlayStation:

  • The Importance of Online Gaming Safety
  • Recognizing Potential Risks and Challenges
  • Benefits of Setting Parental Controls
  • Step 1: Set Up Sub Account:
    • Create a Sub Account for Your Child
    • Link the Sub Account to Your Parental Account
  • Step 2: Adjust Age Ratings:
    • Customize Age Restrictions for Games and Content
    • Block Games with Inappropriate Content
  • Step 3: Limit Communication:
    • Control Who Can Communicate with Your Child
    • Enable or Disable Voice and Text Chat
  • Step 4: Control Spending:
    • Set Spending Limits for Purchases and Microtransactions
    • Require Password for Every Purchase
  • Step 5: Screen Time Management:
    • Set Daily and Weekly Play Time Limits
    • Schedule Play Sessions and Breaks
  • Friend Requests: Discuss Accepting Friend Requests Only from Known Friends
  • Reporting: Teach Your Child How to Report Inappropriate Behavior
  • Activity Log: Regularly Check Your Child’s Activity Log
  • Communication History: Review Communication History for Any Red Flags
  • Family Agreement: Create a Family Agreement for Online Play Rules
  • Educate: Discuss Online Etiquette and Safe Gaming Habits
  • PlayStation Official Website: Access Guides and FAQs on Parental Controls
  • Parental Control Apps: Explore Mobile Apps for Remote Monitoring
  • [Scenario 1: Adjusting Age Ratings for Age-Appropriate Games]
  • [Scenario 2: Setting Screen Time Limits for Balanced Gaming]
  • Periodic Review: Regularly Review and Adjust Parental Controls
  • Evolving with Your Child: Modify Controls as Your Child Grows

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