Be Addicted to Facebook? 5 Ways to Help in Facebook Time Limiting

Holly Young Last updated Jun 11, 2019 06:04 pm Block

Facebook is one of the most famous social media websites available in this modern era. Approximately 2.38 billion people use Facebook and almost 20 million are children are among that huge number. Teenagers spend almost one-third of their days using Facebook and other social websites.

So as you can see Facebook and internet contents are more influencial to people than anything else. This affects children and teenages the most. As there is good and educational contents on Facebook there is also too much bad content that may affect your kids mind and influence them for bad things. So Facebook limiter app is the best option for a parent. If you don't know how to limit Facebook time then this article is the best help you will get. You will get to know about the best apps to limit Facebook time from here. So don't panic and start reading!

Part 1: Third-party Apps We Tested Good in Limiting Facebook Time

1. FamiGuard

FamiGuard is one of the best Facebook limiter app that will allow you to fix time usage for any application you want. It will allow you to set a time limit for your kid to stop or minimize using the apps and games that may be harmful or inappropriate for them. The apps that you limit, will be automatically blocked once the time limit is reached.  You will be able to filter websites, that means you can also block the Facebook website. It can also be used to limit the screen time control of your kid's phone, know your kid's location, use geofencing technology and get activity summary from FamiGuard.

How to Set Facebook Time Control by Using FamiGuard:

Step 1: First, register for a FamiGuard account from app or on web page.

Step 2: Next download FamiGuard app on your kids phone from Google Play Store and configure the app on your kids phone by logging into your account. Follow the on screen instructions and provide information.

Step 3: Finally, select "App Time Control" option from the app dashboard (or you can set on web panel/parent's phone)and set time limits for Facebook.

 set time limit for facebook

Pros:

  • It can totally block the children's access to Facebook website.

  • It can allow you to time limit Facebook app.

  • Parents can force their children to quit Facebook using the parental control feature.

  • The time limit feature can control the Facebook usage effectively.

2. Mobicip

Mobicip is another powerful app to limit Facebook time and it's a great parental control app. It will protect your family on the internet by limiting screen time and blocking unwanted apps. As a result you can block facebook and increase your kid's attention on their daily chores.

mobicip facebook limiter

Pros:

  • It's compatible with various devices.

  • Supports multiple devices at the same time.

Cons:

  • It doesn't have too many parental control features.

3. Qustodio

Qustodio is an amazing parental control app with various helpful features. It's designed to protect and manage your kid's device remotely. You will be able to keep your kid's free from any cyber threats and protect them from inappropriate content. It totally blocks pornography, tracks social media activities, control games and app usage, balance screen time, tracking location, calls and SMS etc.

qustodio facebook limiter

Pros:

  • It can restrict inappropriate websites and apps.

  • It can limit screen time so it can be used to limit Facebook usage.

Cons:

  • Free version doesn't help much.

Part 2: Deactivate Facebook Account (Useless)

If you deactivate your Facebook account, then you may think that you have limited the time of Facebook using but you didn't. You may know the fact that, even if you deactivate your Facebook account, you can still access it anytime after signing in. It needs strong self control that many people don't have. Still if you want to know how to do it, follow the guideline below -

  • First you need to launch the Facebook app on your phone.

  • Then log into your account by typing in your email and password.

 login into facebook

  • After signing in, you will see the news feed. Now you need to tap on the "More" button of the app from the top right corner of your screen.

  • Now you need to tap on the "Account Settings" option that you will find under the "Help & Settings" tab.

 choose account settings

  • On the next page select "General" option.

 select general

  • Then tap on the "Deactivate" link to get to the final deactivation step.

 tap deactivate link

  • Finally, you need to type in your password, confirm it and tap on "Continue" to deactivate your Facebook account.

Part 3: Delete Facebook Account (Not Recommended)

Deleting Facebook account is the last resort kind of way for time limiting Facebook. This way is not recommended at all because you are going to lose everything that is in your Facebook account. Every text messages, pictures, videos, memories etc. and more things than you can imagine. So even if you want to back up all the data before deleting Facebook account, it will not be easy at all. It will increase the trouble for you because downloading all the data and backing them up is a time consuming work. So we don't recommend you to follow this way.

Conclusions

In the end, Facebook time limiting is an important feature that can only be found in Facebook limiter apps. You can use any of the apps that are described in this article if you don't know how to limit Facebook time. The best thing in this article is FamiGuard parental control app. This will effectively help you to minimize your and your kid's addiction to Facebook. It's the most useful and promising app to be considered so don't waste your time on anything else.

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