Microsoft Family

How to Add or Remove an Adult Account for Your Microsoft Family in Windows 10

Family makes it faster than ever to add family members to each Windows 10 PC you sign in to with your Microsoft account.

Family also lets adults keep kids stay safer online. Adults in the family can see reports of kids’ online activity, limit how long and when kids use their Windows 10 devices, set smart limits on kids’ spending, and help make sure kids don’t see inappropriate websites, apps, or games. If you used Family Safety on an earlier version of Windows, you’ll need to add your family members again for kids’ settings to apply on Windows 10 devices.

Adults in the family can manage family settings online, and changes will be applied to any Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 Mobile device, and Xbox One the child signs in to with the same Microsoft account.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove an adult account from your Microsoft family online and in Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove a Child Account for Your Microsoft Family in Windows 10

If you’re sharing a Windows 10 device with your kids, letting them sign in with their own accounts will give them the freedom to explore safely while you’re still able to set up appropriate age restrictions and time limits, and make sure they’re not visiting any websites or using any apps or games that aren’t right for them. And even if your child has their own device, when they sign in with a Microsoft account that’s part of your family, the family settings you’ve set up for them will be applied to any Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 Mobile device, and Xbox One they sign in to with the same Microsoft account.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a child account from your Microsoft family online and in Windows 10.

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How to Manage Activity Reporting Settings for Child in your Microsoft Family

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.

The Recent activity family settings for your child 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.

This tutorial will show you how to manage the Recent activity settings to turn on or off activity reporting for a child in your Microsoft family on Windows devices.

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How to Manage Web Browsing Restriction Settings for Child in your Microsoft Family

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.

The Web browsing family settings for your child allows you to set limits to automatically block adult content in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. You can also allow or block individual sites.

This tutorial will show you how to manage the Web browsing restriction settings to allow or block websites for a child in your Microsoft family on Windows 10 devices.

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How to Manage Screen Time Settings for Child in your Microsoft Family

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.

The Screen time family settings 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.

This tutorial will show you how to manage the Screen time settings to set limits when a child in your Microsoft family can use Windows devices.

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How to Manage Apps, Games & Media Settings for Child in your Microsoft Family

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.

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

This tutorial will show you how to manage the Apps, games & media settings to limit, allow, or block them for a child in your Microsoft family.

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How to Allow or Block Family Member from using a PC in Windows 10

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.

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 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.

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.

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How to Manage Family Settings for a Child in Windows 10

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.

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

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