Restrict Installation of Apps on iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad [Tip]

By  at Monday, February 27, 2012  

How to disable installation of apps on iPhone? iOS 5 was introduced with many amazing features which makes iOS more user friendly. Yesterday, we posted that you can quick go to the last Email Drafts in mail app on iPhone. Well, today we have found something amazing regarding the security and restrictions of your iPhone. You can prevent installation of new Apps in iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. This will help you to prevent children from installing useless apps which will charge you some bucks.

You must be curious to know about the activation of this feature, it is hidden under the settings on your iDevice. Follow these simple steps to enable that feature.

  • Open Settings on your iPhone.
  • Tap on General
  • Click on Restrictions
  • Hit the “Enable Restrictions”, it will ask you the password, enter the password.
  • Now, scroll down and Tap on OFF next to the “Installing Apps”

That’s it! In this way you can prevent installation of any useless apps. If you want to install an app, follow the same steps and Disable restrictions in the 3rd step. If you any question, Leave a comment below.

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