Windows 10: Family Account Application Access

Discus and support Family Account Application Access in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I want to use a PC as a family PC and I want each family member to have acess to the same apps, even those outside of Microsoft Office. So far, only I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/DarkDiver88, Aug 23, 2020.

  1. Family Account Application Access


    I want to use a PC as a family PC and I want each family member to have acess to the same apps, even those outside of Microsoft Office. So far, only I as an administrator have access to all the apps, once a family members logs in, only very basic applications are displayed.

    How can I enable some apps to be visible for all users who access this PC?

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    /u/DarkDiver88, Aug 23, 2020
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  2. Kari Win User

    Bypass Family Settings by conversion to Local Account


    What you describe should be impossible. To test this I just now created a child account on my PC and signing in to it tried to change it to either an admin account or a local account. Could not do that.

    The only way your son can change his account to a local account and "remove" it from Family, or create a new account is to have access to an admin account on that same PC (your account), or alternatively access to your admin MS account's Family settings online. For that he needs both your MS account username and password. It means that if you protect your own personal admin account (MS account) with a strong password and especially the Two-Step Verification, he has no way to access that account and he should not be able / is not able to change your Family settings or his account status.
     
  3. How to delete an adult account in the Family Settings.

    Hi,

    To resolve your issue, we suggest that you follow the steps below:

    • As an adult in the family account, sign in with your Microsoft account.
    • Under Your family, click
      Remove
      .
    • Click the child account you want to remove, and click Remove.
    • You will get an email confirmation once the child has been removed from the family.
    Note: If you removed a Child account, it will be tagged as an "Orphaned account" and you will need to attach another "Parent account".

    Regards.
     
    Melowin Mar, Aug 23, 2020
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  4. Jelo Sen Win User

    Family Account Application Access

    Family restrictions on adult account

    Hello Erik,

    There are several reasons for this issue to happen. if you’re sure that your account should not be included in a family restriction, we suggest that you check the below articles:

    These articles contain steps that you can perform to help you resolve your issue.

    Keep us updated with the results.
     
    Jelo Sen, Aug 23, 2020
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