Is there a way to bypass android 10 preventing apps from being hidden?

Samtharpe0

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So my kid is very smart and will delete any parental control apps I put on his phone and has gotten a secret phone from a friend at school so I want to keep the parental control understanding but I don't want to downgrade his phone from android 10 because that would be mean. Is there any bypass to the security feature of android 10 yet? The one that forces apps to be unable to be hidden?
 

ThePiGuy3141

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What do you mean by hidden? If you mean the hide app feature of some launcher, then use another launcher.
See if pixel luncher (the stock pixel launcher not lawnchair or nova) works on the phone since it doesn't have a hide apps feature.
 

jwoegerbauer

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If you want to filter and block content that your kid shouldn't see, such as violence and pornography, you basically don't need a parental control app for this: If device's Android is ( temporarily ) rooted you simply edit hosts file accordingly.
 
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Samtharpe0

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If you want to filter and block content that your kid shouldn't see, such as violence and pornography, you basically don't need a parental control app for this: If device's Android is ( temporarily ) rooted you simply edit hosts file accordingly.

This change is permanent even after unroot?