Disabling screen caputre

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  1. Dr.Gee

    Dr.Gee iPad Enthusiast

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    Can you do this? At least toggle? My kids put 599+ pics of their hello kitty game in my photo folder.
     
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    No, you can't turn it off/disable.
     
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    Prasius iPad Enthusiast

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    How about disabling the kids?

    Problem solved. :D

    *the grumpy old man speaks..;)*
     
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    There's a good old fashioned remedy called discipline. No iPad for a week...
     
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    LOL, that's awesome.
     
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    I agree teach the kid,or get the kid his own iPad .
     
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    Lol that's simply awesome. 599+ pictures if hello kitty. Lol
     
  8. Dr.Gee

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    True. that I don't have a problem with.

    I don't think they know there doing it.how is it done? I've played the he'll out of that game and never done it once.
     
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    Hold down the sleep button and press the home button

    Not easy to do by accident. Perhaps they don't know the right way to put the iPad to sleep.
     
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    Be careful about how you handle this or they could kidnap your iPad and hold it for ransom!
     
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    I hope those are just jokes.

    Kids are kids. They're inquisitive, they like exploring and a device as accessible as the iPad, they're going to explore.

    Don't discipline them for experimenting with a system like the iPad. You're the one being obtuse if you think that's going to help.

    If they dropped it on the floor, or were generally mistreating it - then I agree, take it away. For now, I'd just laugh quietly and delete the pictures.

    Here I was wondering if you were trying to figure out how to turn it off so you didn't get screen shots of um... certain types of adult materials :p
     
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    Well actually discipline is certainly a viable reccomendation. If you tell them to stop doing the screenshots that should be sufficient. If that is so difficult then teaching them to drive will turn out tragic.
     
  13. Dr.Gee

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    Yeah,i'll sit my 3 yo down and discuss the severity of her actions and her blatant disregard of other peoples property during Hello Kitty play.
     
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    Its no joke! Let me guess... you don't have any children, do you? Because "kids are kids" and because they are inquisitive, that is precisely why someone needs to be an adult and set some sort of limits and boundaries.

    If you have a 3 year old with the dexterity and fine motor skills to hold down those two buttons in the right order at exactly the right tme, then they absolutely have the mental capacity to understand, "Don't do that!". It doesn't have to be a philosophical discussion. It's called parenting. As my father told me many times (only because I deserved it!), "This household is not a democracy!
     
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  15. Dr.Gee

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    Well,they aren't trying to save the pics. They know the sleep and home buttons are ways to stop things.

    thanks,but I didn't start this post for parenting tips.they have reset it twice(curious about all of the icons) so I figured out how to hide the settings icon.they like the pad so i want them to have a good time without having to worry about it.if they break it,i have no one to blame but myself. I'll just get a new one.it's already paid for itself in the amount of quiet time it's generated.

    this would be like going to car forum to ask about activating child door locks and being suggested that if they are smart enough to pull the handle, they should understand why not do it....you shouldn't have to activate those locks.
    You think I'm not going to have GPS device in a teenage car because they are old enough to know better?fat chance. I'm all about CYA.

    My two cents..:)
     

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