How To Setup Parental Control Child’s Account In Windows 10
Children are future of the world for us, and internet is a place where we need to be careful and keep watch on our kids like they don’t move to the negative/danger path. luckily every one can set a child’s account in windows 10 it’s like parent control mode where your children/kids will be safe on the internet.
Microsoft has launched this concept in windows 8, it takes standard user account, also protect with the microsoft family safety feature. and we can easily integrate with OS (operating System).
Today we will show you how to setup child’s account in windows 10 and also introduce you to Microsoft family safety features. want to know about features what Microsoft gives click here
Step by Step Guide to Setup Parental Control Child’s Account
Setting child’s account – Settings for user accounts in windows 10 is somewhat different than windows 8
Go to settings–>accounts—>click on “family and other users”—>Add a family member”
In the next step select “Add a child” option by this you children will have new own user account
now in the next window fill all relevant data needed to setup your child’s account. you can also create their new outlook email account. or use their own email id.
To protect your child account security, you must have to add a telephone number. This will help you when an account is hacked/forget password/or unable to access email. You can easily get a verification code on a phone number that will reset it.
in the next window its up to you to check or uncheck boxes.
That’s it now you children can log in to their account for the first time, now you have to setup and configure their account settings using “Microsoft family safety tools online”
You will have to make sure and confirm their account before family settings applied to their account.
until that you will see their account in pending status. They can login to PC, but not have any protections you made. so make sure you must conform account using email id signed them up with.
click “manage family settings online” and get started
Finally bellow are the steps for parental control follow and safe your family…
- Recent activity will collect your kids daily activity and receive report on email (you can disable or enable it)
- web browsing” you can “block inappropriate websites” and there is a check box to “only see a website on the allowed list”
- You can add block websites and allow sites.. from “Always allow this” option
- hear you can limit apps and games from 3-20-year-old kids or more. rating will change as per selection.
- you can also allow and block apps and games same as websites.
- lastly, you can choose that when your child can use a computer/PC like you can select how many hours per day your child can use computer/PC.
Microsoft has done a great job for parents to provide “parental control” on children. I request every parent should make your computer/PC safe for children/kids. it will keep you all tension free and can allow a child to use the computer without any adult supervision. It will also reduce all your extra cost you spent on software, antivirus and blocker tools.
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