McAfee and LG Collaborate to Deliver Enhanced Parental Controls to LG Smartphone Users


McAfee and LG Collaborate to Deliver Enhanced Parental Controls to LG Smartphone Users

McAfee® Safe Family Helps Enable Children to Enjoy a Safer Online

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced an

extension of its collaboration with LG to pre-load McAfee Safe Family on

the LG G7 ThinQ, Q7, Q7+, and Q Stylus in 32 European countries.

Additionally, all subsequently released LG smartphones will have McAfee

Safe Family pre-loaded. With this partnership, LG smartphone users will

benefit from robust parental controls that will help provide parents

with the confidence they need to better manage their children’s online


According to


, 80% of parents say they’re concerned about who

their child interacts with online, with 34% having discovered that their

child has visited an inappropriate website on their device. These

findings, coupled with today’s ubiquitous mobile device usage,

underscore the need to provide parents with a simple solution to help

manage their children’s behavior online.

“As the number of children who use mobile phones continues to rise,

there is a growing need for parents to create a safer environment when

their children interact with the online world on mobile devices,” said

Gary Davis, chief consumer security evangelist at McAfee. “With the

pre-load of McAfee Safe Family on its smartphones, LG joins us in our

commitment to empower both parents and children with a solution that

helps ensure online interactions are safe and enjoyable.”

Key Product Features

  • App and web monitoring and blocking – Blocks apps and URLs
    individually or by category
  • Screen time controls – Limits screen time to prevent children
    from using their devices at certain times of day, such as early
    morning or late at night
  • Location tracking – Allows parents to track children on a map,
    giving the ability to know location via connected devices
  • 1-click digital time-out – Pressing the pause button allows
    parents to put children on timeout to prevent them from accessing
    their devices
  • Uninstall protection – Prevents children from uninstalling Safe
    Family by setting a pin code on the app

Availability of McAfee® Safe Family on LG Smartphones

McAfee Safe Family is now available on the G7 ThinQ, Q7, Q7+ and Q

Stylus smartphones in 32 European markets.* Other LG customers can

download McAfee Safe Family through the LG Smart World store. Customers

will receive a 60-day free trial with a discounted monthly rate if they

choose to extend the trial into a paid subscription.

* McAfee Safe Family will be available in 32 Europe markets including

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic,

Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland,

Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway,

Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,

Switzerland, and the UK.

Availability and pricing may vary by market.

About McAfee

McAfee is the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the

power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer

solutions that make our world a safer place. By building solutions that

work with other companies’ products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate

cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection,

detection, and correction of threats happen simultaneously and

collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices,

McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with

other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against

cybercriminals for the benefit of all.

McAfee, the McAfee logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of

McAfee LLC or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.



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McAfee and LG Collaborate to Deliver Enhanced Parental Controls to LG Smartphone Users