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Family Link

As your child begins using their first Android* device, the Family Link app from Google can help you set certain digital ground rules. You can create a Google Account for your child that's much like your own, and do things like manage apps, keep an eye on screen time, and set a bedtime for your child's device.

  • Manage the apps your child can use

    Approve or block the apps your child wants to download from the Google Play Store.

  • Keep an eye on screen time

    See how much time your child spends on their favorite apps with weekly or monthly activity reports, and set daily screen time limits for their device.

  • Set device bedtime

    Remotely lock your child’s device when it’s time to play, study, or sleep.

Setting up Family Link

Before downloading the app, learn more about what devices are compatible with Family Link and what you'll need to set up an account for your child.

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More information for parents

  • Tips for your family

    To help your child make smart choices when using their device, check out the following guide for parents.

  • More about Family Link

    Get the facts about creating a Google Account for your child, and the tools Family Link provides in our disclosure for parents.