Windows 10: Can I block all game and app downloads

Discus and support Can I block all game and app downloads in Microsoft Windows 10 Store to solve the problem; I use Microsoft Family and have applied settings for Content Restrictions and Ask A Parent for Purchases. However, my child can still download free... Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 10 Store' started by Lisa905, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. Lisa905 Win User

    Can I block all game and app downloads


    I use Microsoft Family and have applied settings for Content Restrictions and Ask A Parent for Purchases. However, my child can still download free apps and games without requiring permission. How can i block downloading of all games and apps, including the free ones.

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    Lisa905, Mar 21, 2019
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    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps:

    • Log in to Microsoft account | Your family using your Microsoft Email account.
    • Find the user that is correspond to the computer account on the Windows that you are having issue with.
    • Click on "App Restrictions".
    • Under App Restrictions, click on "App list".
    • Here, you can Allow or Block the Apps/Games that you want.
    Please let us know if you need further assistance.

    Thank you.
     
    Divya Murugan, Mar 21, 2019
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  3. Family Safety App Blocking Not Working

    Hi Mike,

    Let's make sure that the apps you mentioned are properly blocked to ensure that your kids will not be able to access it. To do that , follow the steps below:

    • Log in to your Family Safety account.
    • Click App, games & media.
    • Toggle on the Block inappropriate apps and games option.
    • Under Limit apps, games, and media from Store, click the drop-down list to adjust the restriction.
    • In the Blocked apps & games list, check if Google Chrome is included.

    Let us know if your child is still able to do some search even though it's already blocked so we can further assist you.

    Regards.
     
    Vanessa Yar, Mar 21, 2019
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  4. Can I block all game and app downloads

    How can I block specific apps or games in MS family safety

    Hi Keith,

    To prevent child accounts from accessing the apps online, you can follow the steps below:

    • Sign in using the parent account on this
      link
      .
    • Select the child account profile that you want to manage.
    • Click More, and then select Apps, games & media.
    • Check the app that you want to block under Block inappropriate apps and games.

    You can also manage other online safety settings on the same page.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Loraine Mon, Mar 21, 2019
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