The app stores provides their own controls to help you manage your and your family's devices. We strongly recommend enabling the appropriate settings on your children's devices as they will help you manage your child’s device and app usage across all apps.
Apple / iOS
On iOS 12 or above, Apple provide a feature called Family Sharing. This lets you to create a family group and assign other family members to it, and lets you share some subscriptions and purchases between accounts in the family group, and gives adult family members some extra control over children’s accounts in the same family group.
For more information on Family Sharing, including how to set it up and how to use it, please visit the following page on Apple’s support site:
Google / Android
Adding your family members to a Family Group on Android gives you the tools monitor and limit downloads and purchases made on their account. For more information on setting up Family Groups, please visit Google’s support site:
- Information for parents: https://support.google.com/googleplay/topic/6209538
- Your family on Google: https://families.google.com/families
Once you have set up a Family Group, download Google’s Family Link app. This is the best way to manage members of your Family Group.
Amazon App Store
Amazon provide Parental Controls on Fire Tablets. To find out how to enable them, please search the support page of your regional Amazon site and search for Parental Controls.
Samsung Galaxy Store
Samsung Galaxy devices use Google tools to provide parental controls and limits. To enable and use these tools, please follow the instructions found on Samsung's support site:
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