Windows 10: Google chrome blocked after r account removed

Discus and support Google chrome blocked after r account removed in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; I had removed my son from the family as was still showing as child account. He is now 20 years old and away at uni with his own lap top which has been... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by CeliaLockwood, Feb 17, 2019.

  1. Google chrome blocked after r account removed


    I had removed my son from the family as was still showing as child account. He is now 20 years old and away at uni with his own lap top which has been working fine until now. As soon as child account removed he is now being asked to get permission from an adult to open google chrome!! I then added him as an adult account hoping this would solve problem. It did not, firstly he could not accept invitation as cannot open chrome, tried edge but just comes up error. Tried to log in here using his details to accept invite, which added the adult account. But he still gets the ask for permission to access chrome on his computer at uni. He has now got completely fed up and left the family!! This has still not sorted problem, despite reinstalling chrome on his laptop again. He has his own Microsoft account on his laptop but cannot use chrome. ##HELP

    :)
     
    CeliaLockwood, Feb 17, 2019
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  2. SKH123 Win User

    Family Safety Not Blocking Websites on Google Chrome

    Family safety has suddenly stopped blocking any website on the blocked list when using Google Chrome. It still blocks them on Microsoft Edge but Edge additionally blocks Google websites such as Gmail and Google Docs even though they are on the allowed list.

    I have tried removing and adding back the account but it did not help. Any advice on fixing this issue will be much appreciated.
     
    SKH123, Feb 17, 2019
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  3. Block Google Chrome for Child

    I have 5 kids to setup content restrictions for. Though I love that Microsoft gives the power to have the safety features it does, the process is RIDICULOUS if you are doing it for more than 1 child!!!

    I attempted to setup my 3 younger kids to only have access to a couple of specific websites, but no other sites. During that process I removed Google Chrome from the blocked apps list. What I did not know was that I had to use Microsoft Edge (one of the
    worst browsers ever) to use the feature that only allows certain sites. So now Google Chrome is no longer a blocked app, but yet the site has no way to just add it back.

    I looked up how to block an app and was SHOCKED by the official info from Microsoft. See Below. Basically your kid has to use an app before you can add it to the blocked list. Doesn't that defy the purpose of having safety features for a child?

    Besides... I used my child's account and opened Chrome, yet it still DID NOT show up in their activity list in order to block it. NOW WHAT?

    FROM MICROSOFT

    Blocking specific apps is possible with the Microsoft Account's Family Safety Feature. To block a specific application on your child's account, it is a requirement that the app must be used by your child, so that it will appear in under the Recent Activity
    list. For your child's security, you can log in as the child and launch the app to satisfy this requirement.

    Follow these steps to successfully block specific applications:

    1. Visit the Microsoft Family website and then sign in your Microsoft Account.
    2. Click the account of the child that you want to block from using an app.
    3. Select Recent Activity.
    4. Click to ensure that Activity Reporting is turned on.
    5. Scroll down and look for Apps & Games.
    6. Choose the apps that you want to block on your child's account.
    7. Click Block to block usage of the app.
     
    msquaredonline, Feb 17, 2019
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  4. Argel Obm Win User

    Google chrome blocked after r account removed

    Family Features blocking google chrome

    Hi Taylor,

    It is possible that there is an issue with the Family settings. This can be the reason why you're unable to use Google Chrome. We recommend that you check you family settings by accessing account.microsoft.com/family
    to see Google Chrome is added to restricted applications.

    If you're already an adult in your family settings, we suggest removing your account from your family settings and see if you will be able to access Google Chrome. We also suggest creating a new Microsoft account, and then add that account to your family
    as an adult. These steps will allow us to verify if there is an issue with your family settings or if there is an issue with your original Microsoft account.

    We'll be waiting for the outcome.
     
    Argel Obm, Feb 17, 2019
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