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Microsoft Family

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Microsoft Family is a built-in part of Microsoft’s computer software that gives parents capabilities to protect and monitor their kids while they’re online. To get access to the parental controls, the parent and the child both need to have Microsoft accounts. You can use existing Microsoft accounts, or you can create new ones.

Once you create your Microsoft Family account, you have immediate access to all parental controls. This includes the following:

  • Setting screen time limits on kids’ devices to manage internet usage
  • Filtering content to ensure it is age-appropriate
  • Triggering approval emails when kids attempt to purchase a game or app in the Microsoft Store
  • Receiving activity reporting to show parents what kids have been up to online
  • Using Microsoft Launcher to see kids’ app usage and device location

Microsoft Family also uses its software to make busy family life easier by having a family notebook section where all Micorosft Family members can create and share content, such as grocery lists, family vacation information, etc. You can also use the Microsoft Family calendar to schedule and keep track of everyone’s events and appointments.

Microsoft Family is only available on Microsoft and Android devices.

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Jacob American Fork, UT

Microsoft Family has been an awesome added protection for our family's computer. It came with microsoft and you can choose to upgrade for more features ensuring your family is safe when online.

1 year ago

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Audrey Mitchell Managua, MN

Microsoft is awesome when purchasing the family plan. The parent is allowed to see which accounts are downloaded to which device

1 year ago

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