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    Family Settings - Manage for Child in Windows 10

    Family Settings - Manage for Child in Windows 10

    How to Manage Family Settings for a Child in Windows 10
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    23 Dec 2015
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    How to Manage Family Settings for a Child in Windows 10

    information   Information
    It’s easy to share your Windows 10 PC with family members. Add family members using Add a family member from your PC's Settings, and they’ll be able to use that PC as well. And you're always in control. You can allow or block them from using a PC at any time.

    Add a child to your family to help them stay safer online. Adults in the family can view reports of kids’ online activity, limit how long and when they use their devices, and help make sure they don't see inappropriate websites, apps, or games. Manage family settings online at account.microsoft.com/family, and changes will be applied to any Windows 10 device the child signs in to. You can also add adults to your family who will also be able to apply settings to children in the family.

    See also: Changes in Microsoft family


    This tutorial will show you how to manage recent activity, web browsing, apps, games & apps, screen time, purchase spending, and find your child family settings for added child accounts in Windows 10.

    Note   Note
    If your PC is connected to a domain, family settings might not be available. Check with your system admin.




    Here's How:

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to manage your family settings online.

    2. Go to the account.microsoft.com/family site at Microsoft on any PC, sign in if not already, and go to step 4 below.

    3. Open Settings in Windows 10, click/tap on the Accounts icon, click/tap on Family & other users on the left side, click/tap on the Manage family settings online link, and go to step 4 below. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Click/tap on the child's account. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Select settings to manage for your child's account in your Microsoft Family. (see screenshot below)

    Note   Note
    Recent activity allows you to turn on activity reporting for your child so that you can see what they've been searching for online. Once you've turned it on, you can see what websites they've been visiting, what apps and games they've been downloading and playing, and how much time they've been spending on their devices right from the Recent activity page. You can also get activity reports emailed to adults in the family weekly. When this is turned on, we display reminders to the child that their activity is reported to adults in their family.

    Web browsing limits to automatically block adult content in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. You can also allow or block individual sites.

    Apps, games & media limits according to their age and content ratings. You can also allow or block individual apps and games.

    Screen time allows you to set limits as to when during the day your child can be on their Windows devices and the maximum amount of time they can spend on each device per day.

    Purchase & spending allows you to see your child’s recent purchases. You can add money to your kid’s account without giving them your credit card. The Store will show browse results based on the app, game, and media limits you set.

    Find your child lets you find your child’s device on a map when they are using a Windows 10 Mobile phone. When this is turned on, we show reminders on the phone that their location is available to adults in their family.


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    That's it,
    Shawn



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       16 Dec 2015 #1

    UPDATE: Email from Microsoft.

    Hi,

    Microsoft family features now empower busy parents like you to more easily tailor experiences in the Microsoft ecosystem for each family member. We are introducing several new features and improvements, and we want to let you know what you can expect.

    We listened to your feedback
    We made several changes and improvements.

    • Screen time extensions: When your kids ask for more screen time on a Windows 10 PC, you can extend it through email and the website.
    • Safer settings for younger kids: When adults create new child accounts, only kids under 8 years old will have settings automatically turned on. For kids 8 and up, adults need to turn on the settings they want when they make new accounts.
    • Simplified web experience:account.microsoft.com/family is now the one place to manage family settings for Windows Phone and PCs.
    • Web browsing limits now only on Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer: On Windows 10 PCs, and now on Windows 10 Mobile, web browsing limits will only apply to Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. If you decide to prevent your kids from using other browsers, you can choose to block other browsers that are not supported. Learn more about this change.

    Microsoft family features coming to Windows 10 mobile
    When your child sets up their Windows 10 Mobile phone with their Microsoft account, the family settings you previously set up for them will automatically apply:

    • Recent activity to see their activity from Windows 10 PC and Windows 10 mobile devices.
    • Web browsing limits to block inappropriate content.
    • Set Apps, games & media limits according to their age and content ratings.
    • Find your child lets you locate your child’s device on a map.

    Windows Store is now more family friendly
    Kids can buy the stuff they want, but you know they’ll stay within the spending and content limits you set.

    • Add money to your kid’s account without giving them your credit card.
    • Kid-friendly Store browsing limited to the app, game, and media limits you set.
    • Review your child’s recent purchases on their Purchase & spending page.

    Read more about these new Microsoft family features and more at account.microsoft.com/family/faq
    Send us your feedback with the Feedback link at the bottom of that page, or with the Windows Feedback app on Windows 10. We’ll keep working on improving your experience.

    Thanks for using Microsoft family features!

      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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