It often happens that youngsters tend to make use of their iDevices for certain purchases that results in a whopping amount of money. Well! There are means to prevent such a situation from happening, a kind of kid-proofing feature that is quite effective.
You can now prevent kids from misuse by preventing the installation of new apps onto an iOS device by enabling a restriction setting. And to do that you need to learn how to disable installation of app on iPhone.
How to Disable App Installation on iPhone
Launch Settings and tap on “General”
Tap on “Restrictions”
Tap “Enable Restrictions” to allow access to additional options
Set a passcode
Scroll down to “Installing Apps” and swipe to OFF
In the Restrictions settings, you may disable the in-App purchases. In the same way you can also disable the ability to delete apps in the Settings screen, in case your apps get deleted by mistake.
In order to re-enable the app installation, you need to follow the same step except for a change in the fourth step. In stead of setting a passcode, you need to re-enter the pass code that you had set earlier and after scrolling to “Installing apps swipe to ON.