Windows 10: How to stop kids editing their age in child accounts?

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  1. How to stop kids editing their age in child accounts?


    Hi, I have just set up a child account for my son (12), and it appears he is able to log into his Microsoft account and change his age, thereby removing himself from the Family settings I have in place. How is this even possible? It seems there is no way for me, the adult his 'child' account is placed under, to lock his profile settings so he is unable to change his age. Am I missing something, or is this simply a glaring hole?


    For the record, we are using Windows 10 Professional, all updates are in place, and the account is on his own computer. He is setup as a limited user, and I have a separate Administrator account I use. The issue isn't his computer - it's actually the web portal he is able to log into his Microsoft account online - seems it is very easy to change his age.


    Thanks

    :)
     
    curiousdragon_561, May 15, 2019
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  2. Ar Rom Win User

    Changing a child's age

    Hi Jeff,

    Creating a child account allows you to block adult websites or specify which sites you want your kids to see. You can also set screen time limits to make sure they're not spending too much time in the virtual world. To change the age of a child account, kindly
    click this
    link
    and follow the steps provided.

    Get back to us if you need further assistance.
     
    Ar Rom, May 15, 2019
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  3. Not to Accept Invitation from a Child Account

    Hi Timothy,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    Let me try to help you to fix the issue.

    Let’s try simple steps and check if it helps in resolving the issue. I would suggest you to remove the child account from family safety and add it again. Follow the below steps to remove the child account.


    • To remove a child, choose Remove at the top of the section labeled Select a child to view or edit their settings.

    • To remove an adult, including the account you used to sign in with, choose Remove at the top of the Adults section. If you're the only adult in the family, you'll need to remove all the kids before you can remove yourself.

    • Select the person you want to remove from the family.
    • Select the Remove button that appears when you've chosen the person to remove.
    Once you remove the account, try to add the account again and check it helps.

    https://account.microsoft.com/family#/

    Hope this helps. Post us with the status we will be glad to help you.
     
    Billion Debbarma, May 15, 2019
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  4. Remon Ont Win User

    How to stop kids editing their age in child accounts?

    Editing a Child Account

    Hi Eric,

    To isolate the issue about editing a child's account, we suggest that you follow the solution provided by Frederik Long on this

    link
    .

    You can also check this
    link
    for more troubleshooting steps provided by community and see if it'll solve your concern.

    Let us know if you need further help.
     
    Remon Ont, May 15, 2019
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