ParentShield Blog Posts

February 28, 2020

For Best Results…

This is written for anyone having difficulty with any aspect of our service. Having said that, many of the things that follow affect all Mobile networks […]
May 7, 2021

ParentShield Radio Advert

Have you heard the ParentShield Radio Advert? You can currently hear us nationally on Sunrise Radio We’d love to hear if you’ve heard the advert – […]
April 29, 2021

PAYG or Contract for a Child’s SIM

Which is best? When we started ParentShield, we asked ourselves this question. Which is better for a Child’s SIM card – Pay As You Go ( […]
December 22, 2020

Self-help guide.

Self Help Guide – We’ve distilled the most common support calls into a quick guide here. We’ll try to get to as many calls over Christmas […]
October 21, 2020

Blocking iMessage Activation

ParentShield can optionally prevent iMessage or FaceTime being sent to your Child’s Phone Number. There is a switch in the ParentShield Portal that you can use […]
October 14, 2020

The Perfect Home Network for Families

Every day at ParentShield we explain how ParentShield’s Mobile phone controls protect vulnerable users on their Mobile Phones. The topic of how to protect them at […]
February 26, 2020

The TradeMark ParentShield or Parent Shield

ParentShield is the registered Trade Mark belonging to Engine Mobile Ltd that describes the Company’s innovative and award-winning Mobile Phone Network for Children. ParentShield and Parent […]
February 26, 2020

Know Who your Children are Talking to

ParentShield is the only Mobile Network designed to keep Parents and carers informed about who is being spoken to, and about what. Parents need to know […]
November 22, 2019


All of the major networks provide impressive-sounding coverage statistics for their networks. You’ll notice that it’s almost always stated in terms of ‘population coverage’. Usually it […]
November 15, 2019

Impossible to overspend

ParentShield not only protects children, it also protects their parents. Unlike every other network, we aggressively block everything that could lead to an increased bill. MMS, […]
November 15, 2019

Cancel any time

We don’t like goodbyes but we know that, at some point, every one of our customers will grow up and possibly not need us any longer. […]
November 15, 2019

Bring their old number

If this is your child’s first phone, or they don’t have a SIM with a phone number – don’t worry, the ParentShield SIM will provide a […]