Use Guided Access on iPad
Guided Access helps you stay focused on a task by temporarily restricting iPad to a single app, and allowing you to control which app features are available. You can do any of the following:
Disable areas of the screen that aren’t relevant to a task, or areas where an accidental gesture might cause a distraction
Disable the iPad hardware buttons
Limit how long someone can use the app
Set up Guided Access
Go to Settings > Accessibility > Guided Access, then turn on Guided Access.
Adjust any of the following:
Passcode Settings: Tap Set Guided Access Passcode, then enter a passcode.
Time Limits: Play a sound or speak the time remaining before a Guided Access session ends.
Accessibility Shortcut: Turn the shortcut on or off during Guided Access sessions.
Display Auto-Lock: Set how long it takes iPad to automatically lock during a Guided Access session.
Start a Guided Access session
Open the app you want to use.
Turn on Guided Access using one of the following methods:
Circle any areas of the screen you want to disable. Drag the mask into position or use the handles to adjust its size.
Tap Options, then turn on or off any of the following:
Top Button (or Sleep/Wake Button)
Motion (to prevent iPad from switching from portrait to landscape or from responding to other motions)
End a Guided Access session
Do any of the following:
Models with the Home button: Double-click the Home button, then unlock with Touch ID (if enabled). Or triple-click the Home button, then enter the Guided Access passcode.
Other models: Double-click the top button, then unlock with Face ID (if enabled). Or triple-click the top button, then enter the Guided Access passcode.