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The only caveat here is that Family Link is now invite-only so you can request one here and during setup, it also asks users to pay $0.30 for the service.
In order to access it, you will need the app, an Android phone running Android KitKat 4.4 or higher (for yourself), and a newer Android phone running Nougat (for your kid).
Child safety features on gadgets have always been a tricky field to navigate, but a new Google release will soon make its apps easier to use for families and kids. When your child is ready for their first Android device, Family Link lets you create a Google Account for them, which is like your own account, and also helps you set certain digital ground rules that work for your family - like managing the apps your kid can use, keeping an eye on screen time, and setting a bedtime on your kid's device.
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Google goes on to clarify that it is ultimately the parent's job to manage what their kids view on their device.
Family Link has a few usage limitations for now.
Parents will approve or block apps from the Play Store, monitor screen time and remotely lock the device when screen time is over - i.e. when it's time to play, study or sleep.
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Google has announced a new initiative that encourages parents to give their kids a taste of what Android has to offer - albeit with full supervision. The app is US-only for the time being, as is so often the case.
Think of Family Link like parental controls plus monitoring. Yes, you'll have to request an invite and your kids also have to be under 13 years old. "As Google puts it, "[Family Link] can't make the apps or services on their phone that were designed for adults kid-safe".
The app strives to allow kids access to a more age-appropriate version of the internet. This system tracks apps weekly and monthly in reports sent to the parent.
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