Reduce your kids' exposure to online threats while browsing the Internet, playing online games, or communicating through social media. Follow these recommended Trend Micro settings for your family PC.


Parental Controls can be a helpful tool in minimizing senior family members' exposure to online dangers. With Trend Micro Security installed on their device, simply adjust the Age setting to "Custom" to activate the protection.In addition, educating them on safe online habits can also help them stay protected while using the internet.

Limit your Family Member's Internet Access

In just a few steps, you can block access to certain websites, restrict your kid's Internet usage, and block inappropriate apps from running. Check out this video or follow these step-by-step instructions on how to turn on Trend Micro Parental Controls:

  1. Create your kid’s own Windows User Account.
  2. Open Trend Micro, then click Family.
  3. Click Configure beside Parental Controls.
  4. Set a program password, then click Create.
  5. Put a check beside Enable website filter rules, then select your kid's age group. Trend Micro will recommend the websites to block for kids based on their age profile.

    Enable website filter rules

  6. Next, select how long and at what time you want your kid to have access to the Internet.

    Time Limits - Internet Access

  7. Lastly, you can prevent your kid from opening specific computer programs. Just put a check beside Enable program controls, then click Add.

    Program Controls rules

    It will display a summary of the settings and schedule. Click Done to finish.

Turn On Social Media Protection

Malicious links and websites are also present on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and many more. Trend Micro will guide your kids on which links are safe to visit and which are not.

  1. Open Trend Micro, then click the Privacy tab.
  2. Click Configure beside Social Networking Protection.
  3. Toggle the switch to ON.

    Turn ON Social Networking Protection

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