The Windows 10 Parental Controls settings allow parents and guardians to control how their children access and use their device. It can help ensure that children are not exposed to inappropriate content online and help them stay safe while browsing the web.
To access the Windows 10 Parental Controls settings, start by opening the Settings menu by clicking on the Start button in the lower left corner of the desktop. This will bring up a list of options. From the list, select the ‘Family & Other People’ option.
On the next page, click on the ‘Manage Family Settings Online’ link in the upper right corner. This will take you to the Microsoft account website. Here, you can log in using the Microsoft account associated with your device.
Once logged in, you will be taken to the Windows 10 parental controls page where you can view and manage the settings for each child or family member who has an account on the device.
For each parent or guardian, you can set a limit on the type of content their children can access. For example, you can choose whether their devices can access websites with adult content, gaming sites, shopping sites, or other types of websites.
If you are concerned about your children accessing certain types of apps, you can also set limits on the kinds of apps they can download and use. This includes social media apps and other games and apps that may contain content not suitable for children.
You can also set specific limits on the amount of time that your children can use their device each day. You can set the total amount of time they can use the device as well as block specific times during the day when they are not allowed to use their device.
You can also use the Family Safety feature to help keep an eye on your children’s activity online. You can check their browsing history, app usage, and more from the Family Safety page.
These are just some of the ways that you can use Windows 10 Parental Controls to make sure your children stay safe and secure while using their devices. There are many more options available, so it is important to explore the settings and find what works best for you and your family.