Create account Windows 10 for children

windows 10 child parental control 1
windows 10 child parental control 1

Dernière mise à jour: 18 mai 2024

To be sure that your dear child browse safely on your computer, create a specific user account for it.

Public chat Windows 10, you can add multiple accounts to share a computer with your family members.

If you have children, they can also have personal space, but in a more controlled environment. This will allow you to monitor and control your child's online activity. Like defining connection times, defining prohibited websites ...

Here i will show you how to create a child account on Windows 10.

How to create a child account on Windows 10

To properly create and configure a child account on Windows 10, do the following:

  • First of all, open Parameter .
  • Then click Accounts .
  • Then cclick on Family and other users .

  • In the “Your family” section, click on the button Add family member .
  • Now click on Add family member and check Add child.
  • Then select Add a child then enter the child's email address and click the Next button.
  • Finally, an email is sent to the address you indicated above. Confirm the email address of the young person you want to add.

Once the steps are completed, a standard account with limited access will be created for the child and they will be able to log in immediately. However, you will not be able to control the account until it clicks the Accept Invitation button in the email invitation sent during the account creation process.

How to manage a child account on Windows 10

Once the child account is created, you can manage it using Microsoft Family Settings online.

Using the dashboard, you can view reports and monitor your child's online activity. You can define connection times, define prohibited websites, etc. You can add applications and games, and add money to allow the young person to make small purchases in the Microsoft Store.

To manage an account for a family member using Windows 10, do the following:

  • Open Settings.
  • Click Accounts.
  • In the “Family and other users” section a link “ Manage family settings online » allows access to parental controls.

  • Here are listed the child(ren) of all computers Windows for which you are an administrator.
  • In the “Activity” section you will be able to activate the sending of a weekly activity report that you will receive by email: time of use, website visited, etc.
  • In the “Screen Time” section you can limit PC usage to predefined times for each day of the week.

  • And in the “Content Restrictions” section you can limit internet access based on the age of the child.
  • Finally, the "Spending" tab allows you to add money to your child's Microsoft account to buy whatever they want without breaking the bank. This feature works in combination with content restrictions settings to block products they shouldn't buy, such as games rated for a much older audience.