Microsoft Family Safety

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Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Family Safety App empowers you and your family with the ability to develop healthy habits and protect those you love through digital and physical safety. You can rest assured that your family is safe while allowing your children to grow and learn independently.

Your children should have a safe place to go online. To filter out inappropriate apps and games, set parental controls and limit browsing to child-friendly sites on Microsoft Edge.

Your children should be able to manage their screen time. You can set limits on certain apps and games for Android, Xbox, and Windows. You can also use device management to limit screen time across all devices on Windows and Xbox.

Activity reporting can help you understand the digital activities of your family. To start a conversation about online activities, view your children’s activity in a weekly email.

Location sharing allows you to keep track of where your family is. You can also save places you frequent like school and work.

Get location alerts whenever someone leaves or arrives at your location with a Microsoft 365 Family subscription. You can also use Drive Safety to help you develop better driving habits. You can see how your family is driving on the roads, such as how often they use their phones while driving, top speed and how many times they brake hard.

Microsoft Family Safety features

Activity reports – Create healthy digital habits
* Activity log of screen usage and online time
* Weekly email summary of activity

Screen time – Balance your screen
* Limits on screen time and games for Android, Windows, and Xbox
* Limits on screen time for Windows and Xbox
* Be notified if your child asks for more time

Safely explore with content filters
* Microsoft Edge Web filters to make it kid-friendly
* Block inappropriate apps and games

Find family members by using the Family Location Features
* GPS Family Location Tracker: Locate your loved ones
* Save often visited places

Driving safety – Develop better habits behind the wheel
* Driver reports for top speed, acceleration, hard braking, accelerating, and phone usage
* View driving events on route via Drive History

Privacy and Permissions

We respect your privacy. We are available 24 hours a day to ensure that your privacy is protected. We do not share or sell your location data to insurance companies or data brokers. We give you meaningful choices regarding how and why data is collected, and the information that you need to make the right decisions for your family.

Microsoft Family Safety may gather interaction data from your child using app usage, accessibility, and device admin permissions. This is done with your consent. This allows us to know when your child uses an app and allow you to exit or block any app that is not permitted.

Subscription and Disclaimer

All features of Microsoft Family Safety are available for free with a Microsoft 365 Family subscription. This will enable you to receive location alerts and safety features. Driving safety and location tracking require that you have active permissions. Drive safety is only available in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany and Italy.

This app is either provided by Microsoft or a third party app publisher. It is subject to a separate privacy statement, terms and conditions. The data collected through this store or this app could be made available to Microsoft or a third-party app publisher. It may also be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States, or any other country where Microsoft, the app publisher, or their affiliates, maintain facilities.

- We are excited to launch insights on your child's spending on Xbox and Windows store. You will see them in the spending card if insights are available.
- New alerts will let you know when your child is using a browser that does not share web activity or apply Family Safety content filters.
- Few bugs fixes to continue keeping your family safe.

How to install Microsoft Family Safety app?

Step 1:

Click on the official app store link above.

Step 2:

Tap "Install" to download Microsoft Family Safety from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.