How to set up screen time limits on Amazon devices
Amazon screen time management is managed through its FreeTime free app, and is also a part of paid FreeTime Unlimited which is a subscription service to child-friendly content. FreeTime works on Kindles, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, as well as on iOS and Android devices.
You do not need to upgrade to a paid FreeTime Unlimited if all you want is screen time management.
How to set up FreeTime on Kindle Fire
Open the FreeTime App (pre-installed on Amazon devices) > Enter or create a parental controls password > Add a child’s profile*, repeat to add another child (up to 4 children) > You can share content from your account or subscribe to FreeTime Unlimited, or both. From inside their profile, kids can only access the content you provide > Settings > Daily Goals and Time Limits
FreeTime Screen Time Limits: Parental Dashboard
Open Parent Dashboard on parents.amazon.com or FreeTime app on your compatible device > Sign in with your Amazon account > Settings icon next to your child’s name > Adjust Daily Time Limits, Bedtime, and Total Screen Time
How to set up FreeTime for Alexa (Echo devices)
Download Alexa app (available at any app store – Apple, Android, Microsoft) > Open Alexa App > Select “Alexa Devices” > Select Device > General > Enable FreeTime > Choose a child profile or create one > Provide parental consent > choose services to add to FreeTime on Alexa > Adjust screen time settings in Parental Dashboard Alexa settings
Note: It’s a good privacy precausion to delete everything your child says in Alexa Privacy Settings.
How to set up FreeTime on Fire TV stick
Launch Amazon FreeTime on the TV > Get Started > set an Amazon Video PIN (also used for parental controls) > Next > Select of Create a child profile > Next > With FreeTime on if the TV is operated under your child’s profile it will only display the content you’ve selected > Manage screen time limits in FreeTime Parent Dashboard settings
How to set up FreeTime on iOS
Download Amazon FreeTime Unlimited from the app store. However, Apple doesn’t allow third-party apps to control its device, your control does not extend beyond the FreeTime app, so it cannot be used as a comprehensive screen time management strategy on Apple devices.
How to set up FreeTime on Android
Install the Amazon FreeTime app from the Google Play store > grant access to monitor and block applications > Accept > Open Amazon FreeTime > Get Started > Sign in with your Amazon account > Follow directions to grant usage access permission to prevent the child from leaving Amazon FreeTime > Set Amazon FreeTime as “Home” for your child’s profile > Set up a Amazon FreeTime Code that will allow you to exit the app > Select or create child profile > Set up screen time in Settings