Guided Access limits your device to a single app, for our purposes the Gemiini Session Viewer app. It also lets you control which app features are available, so you can be sure your child remains focused on Gemiini learning.

Here is the article from Apple regarding Guided Access

To Reach the Guided Access Menu

  1. Tap on the Settings app
  2. Tap on General
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Guided Access

From here you can

  • Enable or disable Guided Access
  • Set a passcode that locks the use of Guided Access and prevents someone from leaving an active session 
  • Limit the amount of time someone can spend using the device
  • Enable the Accessibility Shortcut while Guided Access is active

To Start a Guided Access session

  1. Open the app you want to run
  2. Triple-­click the Home button
  3. Disable desired buttons, touch areas, or set a time limit
  4. Tap Start

Guided Access Options
  • Circle any part of the screen you want to disable and use the handles to adjust the area if you only want to disable specific buttons or areas
  • Toggle Touch OFF to ignore all screen touches 
  • Tap Options under Hardware Buttons to disable specific hardware
  • Tap Options under Time Limit to enable a time limit and set its duration

To End a Guided Access session

  1. Triple-click the Home button
  2. Enter your passcode
  3. Tap End