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Xbox Family Settings app

Simple tools to easily manage your children’s console gaming activities.

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Compatible with iOS version 10 or higher and Android version 5 or higher


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Set up your family account

Quickly get into the fun by adding family members to your account

Set screen time and update content restrictions

use the arrow keys to navigate through the pivots and tab to focus on focusable content inside a pivot section
  • Screen Time
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Gain insight into your family’s Xbox console gaming activity by viewing daily and weekly activity reports for each child. Understand how they are spending their time, and which games they are playing.

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Incoming requests

Review and respond to requests to add console screen time or add a new friend.

Friends & online interactions

use the arrow keys to navigate through the pivots and tab to focus on focusable content inside a pivot section
  • Friends List
  • Online Multiplayer

Allow your child to "Ask a parent" to add a friend or you can remove friends who your child is following.

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Xbox Family Settings app Frequently Asked Questions


Xbox support

For additional information on Xbox One settings for parents and children visit the Xbox support page.

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