With OS 3.0, you can restrict the use of certain content and apps on an iPhone or iPod touch. For example, you can disallow the downloading of explicit audio/video content purchased via iTunes; disable Safari, YouTube, the iTunes Music and App stores; block the installation of third-party apps and, on an iPhone, disable the Camera app as well. The icons for the disabled apps disappear from the Home screen. Here’s how you do it:
- Go to Settings >General >Restrictions, and tap on “Enable Restrictions.”
- Enter and then re-enter a 4-digit passcode. (You’ll need this when you want to disable the restrictions.)
- Set the specific restrictions by tapping the individual controls on or off (“off” restricts its use).
If you want to remove the restrictions, go back to Settings >General >Restrictions. Enter the passcode, tap “Disable Restrictions,” and enter the passcode again.