Dad Creates App That Locks Your Kid’s Phone Until They Answer Your Text

The genius app even sets off an alarm on their phones if they’re on silent

WHETHER they're totally screening your calls or taking their sweet time replying to the simplest of text, getting your kids to respond to your messages is something of a modern parenting mission.

But now one dad has created an app which prevents children from ignoring their parents' phone calls and texts - and it's nothing short of genius.

SWNS:South West News Service Nick Herbert, 46, designed the app as a means of contacting his son when his phone is on silent

British father Nick Herbert, 46, was inspired to create the app ReplyASAP when his 14-year-old son Ben repeatedly screened his calls.