Windows 10: Family Safety is annoying

Discus and support Family Safety is annoying in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; My parents have set up microsoft family safety and it is annoying, as a youtuber and a potential twitch streamer, it blocks everything. I would really... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by OJyt, Sep 15, 2020.

  1. OJyt Win User

    Family Safety is annoying


    My parents have set up microsoft family safety and it is annoying, as a youtuber and a potential twitch streamer, it blocks everything. I would really like to have microsoft remove it so other teens like me have a little freedom. If only microsoft would listen to their users, I am currently searching for a new pc that doesnt run microsoft.

    :)
     

  2. Unable to block youtube using family safety

    Hi,

    Thank you for updating with the status of the issue and apologies for the delay in responding.

    This issue could have occurred due to these reasons:


    • Incorrect Family Safety settings.

    • Web filtering is not setup correctly.
    Remove and try to re-add the site in the block list and check.

    Try the steps listed here:

    Method 1:

    I suggest you to refer the article and check if you have setup web filtering correctly or not.

    How do I prevent my child from seeing certain websites or chatting online?

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/...afety-child-kid-protect-filter-sites-chat-faq

    Method 2:

    If the issue persists, I suggest you to refresh Family Safety filter and check if it helps.

    How do I refresh the Family Safety Filter?

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-live/family-safety-filter-faq

    Hope this information helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of the issue so that we can assist you further.

    Thank You.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Sep 15, 2020
    #2
  3. Family Safety Not Changing

    Hello,

    We regret for the inconvenience. Let me assist you.

    From the description provided, I understand that the screen time usage is inaccurate for the child account/s you are referring to.

    Please follow the below suggested methods and check if it helps to resolve the issue.

    Method 1

    Now, as an initial recommendation, I suggest you to view and check the family settings for the child by signing in to the Microsoft account using a web browser.

    Account security and Online safety.

    https://account.microsoft.com/privacy

    You may change the More security settings under account security and
    family safety settings/Manage permissions for children under Online safety in the above link.

    Method 2

    If it still does not help, I suggest you to remove the child account from your Microsoft Family Safety settings and check if it is the Family Safety feature which is preventing the child account to access Office products.

    Follow the below steps.


    • From a web browser, go to
      http://account.microsoft.com/family
      and sign in with the Microsoft account of an adult in the family.

    • To remove a child, choose Remove at the top of the section labeled
      Select a child to view or edit their settings.
    • Select the person you want to remove from the family
    • Select the Remove button that appears when you've chosen the person to remove.
    Ref: How do I turn off family features?

    Method 3

    • Open the File Explorer, navigate to the location:

      C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Parental Controls
    • Inside the Parental Controls folder, delete all contents including any files and folders.
    • Sign out and then sign in again to re-build the setting data.

    Additionally, I also suggest you to visit to the below link on Family Safety

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/family

    Refer to the section Set limits for your child.

    Also refer to the section 'How can I tell if the Family Safety service is connected to my PC and set up correctly?' in the article provided.

    Family Safety: Frequently Asked Questions

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...uestions/5672f7b2-e3c0-498a-9a6c-c9cab39f68e5

    Please write to us with the updated status related to Family Safety feature, for us to be able to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Sayan_Ghosh, Sep 15, 2020
    #3
  4. Geethu B Win User

    Family Safety is annoying

    Unable to filter the entire website under Family Safety

    Hi Raj,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community. I understand that you have an issue with filtering websites in Family Safety.
    I will surely help you to fix this issue.

    This issue could have occurred due to these reasons:


    • Incorrect Family Safety settings.

    • Web filtering is not setup correctly.
    Try the steps listed here:

    Method 1:

    I suggest you to refer the article and check if you have setup web filtering correctly or not.

    How do I prevent my child from seeing certain websites or chatting online?

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/...afety-child-kid-protect-filter-sites-chat-faq

    Method 2:

    If the issue persists, I suggest you to refresh Family Safety filter and check if it helps.

    How do I refresh the Family Safety Filter?

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-live/family-safety-filter-faq

    Hope this information helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of the issue so that we can assist you further.
     
    Geethu B, Sep 15, 2020
    #4
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