Circle manages and monitors online screen time and content on any connected device. That means Wi-Fi devices AND mobile devices – anywhere they go. Smartphones, tablets, computers, smart TVs, gaming consoles, streaming devices, smart assistants and more are covered with Circle.
Circle Home Plus is compatible with the vast majority of routers. Circle also has the option to enable Compatibility Mode within the app to ensure the best experience and connection.
Yes, Circle can manage access and set time limits for popular sites and platforms, including Facebook, Fortnite, Instagram, Netflix, Snapchat, YouTube, TikTok and more.
Yes, Circle covers iOS and Android devices on all networks, wherever they go. Download the Circle Parental Controls app on mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) to extend Circle’s coverage away from home.
Once the Circle App is installed on mobile devices, all of Circle’s parental control features are extended to that device through a unique local VPN. This lets you manage and track online activity on any data network – even Wi-Fi networks outside the home.
No, Circle Home Plus does not monitor texts, phone calls, or iMessages. Since SMS-based text messages and phone calls are transmitted through your cellular carrier, this type of communication is invisible to Circle.
No. Popular sites like YouTube, Google, Netflix and Facebook are fully encrypted, which limits Circle from seeing the complete URL link. Circle filters the domains being accessed to display which sites were visited throughout the day – and which sites Circle filtered out.
Download the Circle Parental Controls app to set up and manage Circle Home Plus (available on the iOS App Store and Android Play Store).
Download the Circle with Disney app to set up and manage a Circle with Disney device. You will experience errors if pairing the Circle with Disney app with the Circle Home Plus device.
Circle Home Plus is the newest generation of Circle parental controls. This upgrade offers broader device coverage by extending Circle’s at-home functionality to mobile devices that use data and Wi-Fi. It also features new location tracking for mobile devices. With a faster network connection (thanks to a 1 Gb Ethernet port and 40% faster CPU) and more flexible cloud-based solution, Circle Home Plus delivers a more reliable user experience.
Basic features (including Filters, History, and Usage) are always available for free with Circle. Premium features are included with purchase of Circle Home Plus for 1 year ($120 value). You can choose to maintain premium access for $9.99/month after your first year.