Parental Controls

Parental Guidance Lock

The Parental Guidance Lock helps you control what people in your household can and can't watch on iPlayer.

Turn it on and we'll ask you to create a PIN. Then, whenever anyone tries to watch anything with a BBC Guidance label, they'll have to enter the PIN. What are Guidance labels?

Bear in mind, this will only turn it on in the internet browser on this device. So you may want to also turn on the Parental Guidance Lock separately on your other devices.

You already have a PIN set up.

More about Parental Guidance Lock

CBBC and CBeebies preference

Did you know there are special CBBC and CBeebies versions of iPlayer? They offer safe spaces for kids to enjoy programmes.

If you like you can choose to go straight to these child-friendly versions whenever you visit CBBC and CBeebies in iPlayer. Or you can choose to stay in the normal version of iPlayer. If you change your mind, just click the Parental Controls link at the bottom of any iPlayer page.

If you set your preference to always go to CBBC or CBeebies iPlayer you will still see the pop-up when leaving the child-friendly version of iPlayer.

When you go to CBBC in iPlayer

When you go to CBeebies in iPlayer