How to Restrict Mature Android Apps in Google Play Store

Google Play Store is the treasure chest that holds millions of free apps for Android devices. You can launch Google Play Store app in your Android smartphone and search through all the apps that it has to offer, until you find the one that matches you requirements and install it. But Google Play Store has all sorts of apps catering for the needs of all types of people. For example, it also has some of the strictly for adults. And then Google Play Store is not only limited to apps, it also has movies and ebooks – both of which can also be adult oriented. This can become a problem if you bought an Android smartphone for your teenage kids. Fortunately, Google Play Store has a setting to limit the maturity level of the content that it has to offer. Using these maturity level settings you can adjust the type of apps, movies, books etc., that can be searched and installed from Google Play Store.

If you want to change the maturity level of the content that can be downloaded from the Google Play Store in Android then you can follow these simple instructions:

  1. Open Google Play Store app in your Android smartphone. Tap on the menu icon that looks like three horizontal lines to display a menu. You have to select Settings from the menu to open Play Store settings.Content Maturity in Google Play Store
  2. On the settings screen, scroll down a little and then tap on Content filtering. This will open the content maturity level settings for Play Store.Content Maturity in Google Play Store
  3. Now you will be able to see an options screen where you can choose the maturity level of the content delivered by Play Store. You can select the content rating from Everyone, Low Maturity, Medium Maturity, High Maturity or Show All Apps (disables the content filtering). After this you can tap on OK to save the settings.Content Maturity in Google Play Store

Now if you try to look for apps, music, books or movies in the Google Play Store, you will notice that the maturity level of this content has been adjusted to your preferences Android. You can use these content maturity settings to prevent your kids from accessing content that may not be suitable for their age.