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    Child's device shows up in 'Family Devices' but is not linked to child's account. How do I...


    Child's device shows up in 'Family Devices' but is not linked to child's account. How do I get it specifically linked?

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    Kerri64, Nov 4, 2019
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  2. See Devices Connected to Child Account from Microsoft Family website

    How to See Devices Connected to Account of Microsoft Family Child Member


    One of the many benefits of having a Microsoft account is a family group, which gives you access to family features and settings. It's a free service that helps families stay connected and keeps kids safer on Windows 10, Xbox One devices, and Android devices running Microsoft Launcher. Youll find settings like activity reporting, screen time limits, location sharing, and content filters, where you can also track kids spending and add money to their Microsoft accounts.

    A Microsoft family group is separate from other Microsoft apps and programs. You can sign up with your email account. If you already use Skype, youll have a family chat set up and waiting for you once you create your family group. If you dont already have Skype, get more information and sign up to create an account for your family.

    Once you set up your family group, you can add or remove child and adult members.

    A Microsoft account is what you use to sign in to Microsoft services such as outlook.com (or Hotmail), Office, OneDrive, Skype, Xbox, Windows, and more. It makes your experiences on devices and services more personal and relevant to you.

    Any device (ex: PC, phone, tablet, laptop, Xbox, etc...) that you signed in to with your Microsoft account will be associated (connected) with your Microsoft account, and listed under "Your devices" online until you remove the device.

    As an adult in your Microsoft family group, you can see all devices connected to your child's account.

    See also:
    This tutorial will show you how to see all devices connected to the Microsoft account of a child member in your Microsoft family group.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: See Devices Connected to Child Account from Microsoft Family website
    • Option Two: See Devices Connected to Child Account from your Microsoft Account Devices webpage





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    See Devices Connected to Child Account from Microsoft Family website
    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for how you would like to manage your family settings online.

    2. As an adult in the family, go to the Microsoft Family website, sign in with your Microsoft account 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 See devices link for the child member you want to see all devices connected to their account. (see screenshot below)

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    See Devices Connected to Child Account from your Microsoft Account Devices webpage
    1. As an adult in the family, go to the Microsoft Account devices webpage, and sign in with your Microsoft account if not already.

    2. Select your child's account in the Device view drop down list. (see screenshot below)

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    3. You will now see all devices connected to your child's Microsoft account. (see screenshots below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Shawn Brink, Nov 4, 2019
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  3. Family Safety - add device to child profile

    Since this is the case and you have ensured the settings are correctly setup in family Safety, we suggest that you sign in using your main account and remove you child's account from Family Safety list. (Refer to the image below for reference.)


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    After completing the steps, attempt to use the email address of your child to login to the computer and see if the same error message still shows up. If the error no longer shows up, we suggest that you attempt to add the account back then to Family safety.

    Regards.
     
    Jordan Dom, Nov 4, 2019
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  4. Child's device shows up in 'Family Devices' but is not linked to child's account. How do I...

    Windows 10 Family Safety Setup Not Adding A New Device to Child Account

    I log into my microsoft account, I click on family. One child shows two devices, both our home computers are listed. The other child only shows one device, the one he was originally setup on.

    He has accounts on the same computers as the first child and has logged in on both machines. Yet he isn't be protected on the one that isn't listed on the family page in microsoft account. When loged in as him, I can surf places that should be blocked according
    to the settings in Microsoft Family.

    How do I get him protected on the second machine?
     
    LorenCarlson, Nov 4, 2019
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