Circle 1st generation

Circle 1st generation

Circle 1st generation

By Circle Media Incorporated

Score: 4.5
4.5
From 16,964 Ratings

Description

Works with the Circle with Disney device and supported NETGEAR routers. Not compatible with the 2nd generation Circle Home Plus device. ABOUT CIRCLE: Circle products help families better manage time spent online. Filtering content and balancing online usage has never been easier. From devices on your home network, both wireless and wired to connected devices, Circle has you covered. Customizing Circle for your unique family is quick and easy. Circle’s mission is to improve families’ lives, online and off. Don’t have a Circle with Disney device or a supported NETGEAR router? Please visit www.meetcircle.com to learn more about our products. NEED HELP? If you have any questions, need help with Circle, or want to provide feedback, you can contact our Support Team at help@meetcircle.com or go to support.meetcircle.com NETGEAR OPTIONAL IN APP SUBSCRIPTION - Pricing & Terms Circle Premium (for supported NETGEAR routers) is an optional automatic renewing subscription. Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and will automatically renew unless auto-renewing is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of your current period. Current subscribers can manage subscriptions and turn off auto-renewal by visiting iTunes Account Settings after purchase. Circle Premium (for supported NETGEAR routers): $4.99 USD / month (meetcircle.com/netgear) Privacy policy: https://meetcircle.com/privacy/ Terms of use: https://meetcircle.com/license/

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Reviews

Ugh

3
Tell me up front that the only useful feature - bedtime- costs money.
By Dewru

Does Not Work

1
This product is very poor. It does not track my child's computer at all. It tracks my computer largely when it is on but am not using it. I am going to contact support & see if I can get it working for my child. However, so far, I plan to cancel the service.
By knuckus

Good stuff... but they need to rethink their premium service

4
The free app works well enough... but some of the features in the premium would make it much better. However, their is no way I am going to pay $50 per year on an ongoing basis for it. If it were a one time cost, I would consider it... but not on an ongoing basis. I am seeing this ongoing service fee model in a number of apps nowadays... not gonna get my business!
By CraigB from CA

Time limit

1
Time limit usage requires subscription? That’s stupid
By SushiLover999

WARNING

1
This product is malware. one thing this app doesn’t tell you is that is purposely slows down and breaks the internet to prevent your child from overusing it. But the thing is, this product slowly breaks your internet and WiFi making it slower,glitched, and higher ms per second. I got this for my kids and at first it worked, but my kids started complaining how the internet connection was really bad when they were able to use it. ALL THE OTHER GOOD REVIEWS WERE PLANTED.I had to pay $500 for a new router. Do not I repeat do not get this device
By Robert Marty Ross

Not Happy

1
I am not happy for several reasons. I have tried to find the correct outlet, but the company has no customer feedback line as opposed to tech support. I feel like Netgear broadcasts Circle, but no information about what version of circle. Feels like bait and switch. I have an original circle, and all the features they want me to pay for now, we part of that circle. Be transparent. Feel free to contact me.
By RoadRunnerSam

Cannot prevent ’smart’ kid

2
Smart kid will search google to get script to bypass the Circle. They will find way to go backdoor thru VPN or proxy. Circle needs to find way to prevent/detect device that try to circumvent the basic circle monitor and protection. For now we have to block internet 100% on those tweaked devices to keep it from access internet
By babylac-76

mom with rules

5
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By playn10s

Terrible Experience

1
Terrible application. Almost useless. And the application has problem to track correct devices.
By mingxuca

Great! No more being awakened at 2 am.

4
This service came ready to go on my Orbi wifi device, compatible with my Netgear router that is compatible with Xfinity internet service in Seattle area. I’d never heard of the Circle app and thought it wouldn’t work. However, I was sick of being awakened by my teenage son at 2am on a school night, while he was still playing video games and yelling profanities. At first it was a little tricky figuring out which device was my son’s gaming laptop, but one I figured it out, I was golden and he was screwed. I was able to set different bedtimes for school nights and weekends, and give him extra time when he asked so he could finish a homework assignment. I was also able to instantly turn off internet to all his devices on an occasion when the situation warranted it. Impressive way for my son to get more secure boundaries, and I think he is secretly proud of me for using a bit of a high tech method.
By Panoolie

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