Funamo Parental Control for Amazon Kindle Fire can be downloaded from the links below and please follow the instructions for setup and configuration. Please note that the downloads and instructions are different for Kindle Fire Gen 1 and Kindle Fire Gen2/HD.
Evaluation is free and the license only costs $19.99. No subscription, no monthly fees! You simply pay it once and it will protect your device for as long as you own it. For as little as the price of a book, now you can get peace of mind knowing that your kids are protected. Funamo License is on a per-device basis and please purchase separate license for each device.
For Gen 1, click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen For Gen 2/HD, swipe down the notification bar at the top of the screen.
Click "+ More"
Check "Allow Installation of Applications" which is off by default
Open web browser on Kindle Fire and surf to: funamo.com and click "Kindle Fire" button to come to this page. Please download both Funamo Parental Control and Funamo Safe Browser for your specific Kindle Fire model. Please note that the files for Kindle Fire Gen1 and Gen2/HD are different and are listed separately. Make sure that you download the correct files. You will see that download starts on the notification bar.
For Gen 1, once the downloads are complete, click the notification bar and click each apk file in the notification bar. Then click "Install" to begin the installation process for each application. For Gen 2/HD, please install "ES Fire Explorer" from Amazon app store. Then open ES File Explorer, click Download folder and then click the Funamo Parental Control file you just downloaded. Click "Install" to install it. Click Chrome file in ES File Explorer, and click "Install" to install it.
Start Funamo Parental Control, sign up and follow the setup wizard to register your device with Funamo server (Note: Initial sync does take some time to upload information to the server particularly if you have many apps installed or many contacts stored on your device. If you have problem with it, please try to sync again and if necessary you can click "Start Over" button to re-register your device.)
Configure the settings for Internet filtering, Protected apps, and Time-limited apps. Please check "Block other browsers" under Account settings to automatically block all other browsers except for Funamo Safe Browser or Chrome Browser.
After you are done with configuring settings, click Start Funamo to enable Funamo parental protection.
Note: If you have previously used Chrome browser with Funamo Parental Control, please uninstall Chrome and install Funamo Safe Browser instead. With Funamo Safe Browser, you no longer need to set WiFi proxy. So please uncheck "Proxy settings" for the WiFi network.
Video tutorial for Amazon Kindle Fire Generation 2 and HD
Video tutorial for Amazon Kindle Fire Generation 1
Funamo Parental Control Features
Funamo's patent-pending web filtering technology blocks pornography web sites on your mobile devices.
Allow additional control by specifying web site blacklist and whitelist. For example, it can be used to block out social network sites such as Facebook, Myspace, Twitter.
Support whitelist-only mode which limits the web access to a pre-defined list of web sites.
Force safeSearch for all leading search engines including Google, Bing and Yahoo.
Allow keyword/phrase filtering. Users can specify any keywords or phrases, and any web page containing any of the keywords/phrases will be blocked by Funamo.
Parents can view and change settings remotely from any browser (Note: push/sync from the web is not supported for Kindle Fire. All settings and history data are synced each night or you can do a manual sync from you Kindle Fire)
Log history of all web site visited and application launched
Location logging is not supported for Kindle Fire since it does not have GPS function
Sync contacts stored on the device to the server
All history data are uploaded to the server each night or can be manually synced from the device
Protected applications are always protected by a password. This is to safeguard applications so the user can't access. Settings and Amazon Appstore are protected by default. See FAQ for instructions on how to enable them and the risks involved.
Set time limit for applications such as games, media player, etc. Applications will only be available during the time slots picked by parents or a password is needed to unlock the applications.
Set daily time allowance for selected applications. It supports different time allowance for week days and weekends.