Children and in-app purchases

26 September 2013

Girl playing with tablet computer

Are you worried your children could run up a huge bill playing costly smartphone games?

Although many app-based games are free to sign up to or download, they can encourage in-game purchases which can lead to kids racking up big mobile bills.

Ofcom has produced a series of video guides which explain how you can turn off or password protect in-app purchases.

They provide step-by-step instructions for how you do this on some of the most popular handsets.

Watch our video guides