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Itís easy to share your Windows 10 PC with family members. Add family members using Add a family member from your PC's Settings, and theyíll 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.

When a family member is blocked on a PC, their account will no longer show on the sign in screen for them to no longer be able to sign in to this specific Windows 10 PC.

Add a child to your family to help them stay safer online. Adults in the family can view reports of kidsí 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 allow or block a family member account to be able to sign in and use the PC in Windows 10.

CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Allow Family Member to Sign in and Use PC
  • Option Two: To Block Family Member from Signing in and Using PC



EXAMPLE: Family child account on sign-in screen
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Allow or Block Family Member using a PC in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Allow or Block Family Member using a PC in Windows 10
To Allow Family Member to Sign in and Use PC

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Accounts icon.

2. Click/tap on Family & other users on the left side, click/tap on the family member you want to allow, and click/tap on Allow. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on Allow to confirm. (see screenshot below)

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4. When finished, you can close Settings if you like.






Allow or Block Family Member using a PC in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Allow or Block Family Member using a PC in Windows 10
To Block Family Member from Signing in and Using PC

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Accounts icon.

2. Click/tap on Family & other users on the left side, click/tap on the family member you want to block, and click/tap on Block. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on Block to confirm. (see screenshot below)

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4. When finished, you can close Settings if you like.



That's it,
Shawn