Windows 10: How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member

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    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member


    How to: How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member

    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child on Windows 10, Xbox One, and Android


    A child's location, limit which websites and games they can access, and require your approval to purchase from the Microsoft Store.

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

    If your child is spending too much time on certain apps, you can set limits on the apps to help them achieve a healthy balance. App limits are available on Windows 10 and Xbox One devices, along with Android devices with Microsoft Launcher installed. Once you set a limit on an app, that limit will work across all of their devices. (For example, if you give them three hours on YouTube, they can spend a total of three hours on Windows 10, Xbox One, and Android.)

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    This tutorial will show you how to turn on an manage app and game limits for a child member in your Microsoft Family group on their Windows 10, Xbox One, and Android devices.


    EXAMPLE: Set App and Game Limits on Windows 10 and Xbox One





    Here's How:

    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 group, 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)

    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member [​IMG]

    4 Click/tap on the App and game limits link for the child member you want to manage. (see screenshot below)

    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member [​IMG]

    5 Turn on or off (default) App and game limits for what you want for this child. (see screenshot below)

    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member [​IMG]


    You will need to turn on activity reporting for this child to be able to turn on the App and game limits setting.

    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member [​IMG]





    6 (If turned on) Under Installed apps, find and turn on the app(s) you want to set limits on. If youve never set limits, itll show how often they use the app or game on average. (see screenshot below step 7)

    7 (If turned on) Set how much time your child is allowed to spend on an app or game each day, and when theyre allowed to use it.


    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member [​IMG]



    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Family Settings - Manage for Child in Windows 10


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    New App and Game Limits for Family Settings on Windows 10 and Xbox One

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    How to Set App and Game Limits for Microsoft Family Child Member

    New App and Game Limits for Family Settings on Windows 10 and Xbox One

    Source: Introducing App and Game Limits for Family Settings - Xbox Wire

     
    Brink, Oct 27, 2019
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  5. Microsoft Family Should have more than child and adult family members...

    Has anyone noticed that when adding someone to the Microsoft family there is only adult and child as a selection... Wouldnt it make sense for there to also be a teenage selection for those parents who want their teens to have
    control of their own settings but still be able to monitor their activity (without the teens needing the parents account info)...

    I would make sense and could even be set to switch over from child to teen when the child hits a certain age...the parent could even pick the age...

    Why not add it...it would be useful to quite a few people and it just makes sense to have a teen family member option

    Ideas and things to take into consideration for a teenager family member option:

    • Giving the teen a sense of responsibility by:
      • Allowing control over some settings
      • Option to give a money spending limit or making them able to save the money given to them over certain periods of time in order to buy something
      • ect.
    • Addition of a rating limit and automatically asking the parents for permission to buy or watch something that is over the rating limit.
    • ect.

    This is just an idea I thought of...

    If you have any support or aditional idea's for a teen family member option comment them below cause i wanna see if anyone else has ideas that would work with this...
     
    KaylaTallowin, Oct 27, 2019
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  6. Windows 10 can't connect to Microsoft family

    A Microsoft account is required to use the Microsoft family features. With this, you can add members to your Microsoft family and set the right limits for your child. A parent can manage settings for a child if both of their Microsoft accounts
    are in the same family. To learn more, we suggest that you check the following links:


    We would appreciate it if you could get back to us and provide us your feedback.
     
    Michael Gall, Oct 27, 2019
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