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Whether your children are younger or in their teens, the Family Link app lets you set digital ground rules to help guide them as they learn, play and explore online. For children under the age of 13 (or the applicable age of consent in your country), Family Link also lets you create a Google Account for your child that's like your account, with access to most Google services. You can:

Guide them to good content
• View their activity – Not all screen time is the same. Help your child make healthy decisions about what they do on their Android device, with activity reports showing how much time they’re spending on their favourite apps.
• Manage their apps – Handy notifications let you approve or block apps that your child wants to download from the Google Play Store. You can also manage in-app purchases, and hide specific apps on their device.
• Feed their curiosity – It can be hard to work out which apps are right for your child, so Family Link shows you teacher-recommended apps on Android that you can add directly to their device.

Keep an eye on screen time
• Set limits – It’s up to you to decide the right amount of screen time for your child. Family Link lets you set time limits and a bedtime for their supervised devices, so that you can help them find a good balance.
• Lock their device – Whether it’s time to go play outside, have dinner or just spend time together, you can remotely lock a supervised device whenever it’s time to take a break.

See where they are
• It’s helpful to be able to find your child when they’re on the go. You can use Family Link to help locate them as long as they’re carrying their Android devices.

Important Information
• Family Link’s tools vary depending on your child’s device. See a list of compatible devices at families.google.com/familylink/setup
• While Family Link helps you manage your child's purchases and downloads from Google Play, they will not need approval to install app updates (including updates that expand permissions), apps you have previously approved or apps that have been shared in Family Library. Parents should regularly review their child’s installed apps and app permissions in Family Link.
• You should carefully review the apps on your child’s supervised device and disable those you don’t want them to use. Please note that you may not be able to disable some pre-installed apps.
• To see the location of your child's or teenager's device, it must be powered on, recently active and connected to the Internet.
• Teacher-recommended apps are only available on Android devices in the US to parents of children of certain ages.

What’s New

Version 1.79.19295

New feature: Select always-allowed apps that your child can use after daily limit, and do not count towards screen time limit.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
3.8K Ratings

3.8K Ratings

Krycek, Alex ,

Still room for upgrades

Since we already have per-app limits, it’s time to request per-group limits. It’s hard to set time limit for games when there are many of them. Add a feature where you could set limits for group of apps - games for example / manually created group or something - and allow set usage limits that are shared between apps in that group. With 2 hours of time kid could play any game she/he wants without need trying to setup limits per app.

qepardi ,

Lapsi kiertää appin

Ultravirransäästötilan kautta lapsi pääsee silti pelaamaan pelejä vaikka puhelin lukittu. Status update laahaa todella paljon jäljessä jolloin ajantasainen seuranta mahdoton. Sovellusta on mahdotonta poistaa ilman että koko Google-tili häviää puhelimesta. Huono sovellus jossa olisi potentiaalia mutta toteutus sakkaa.

Toivo21 ,

Ultra virran säästö

Muuten todella todella hyvä sovellus. Mutta jos lapsi älyää laittaa ultra virran säästötilan puhelimessa päälle, niin mitkään rajoitukset ei pidä. Tämä syö koko sovelluksen idean.

App Privacy

The developer, Google LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics
  • Other Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Search History
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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