If they already have a Microsoft account, you should only see the second email.Complete the email verification first, if required, then accept parental supervision by clicking the blue button in this email: (You may need to log out of your own Microsoft Account first, to avoid confusing your web browser.) Now that your child’s Microsoft account is activated and you’re recognized as their responsible adult, it’s time to set up and apply parental controls for your Windows 10 devices. All galleries and links are provided by 3rd parties. Webmasters Team Disclaimer: has a zero-tolerance policy against ch*ld pornography.
If you didn't create a Microsoft account while setting up your system, don't worry.Additionally, Microsoft's web filters only work on Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.Windows Parental Controls block the use of any non-Microsoft browser by default, but this is less than ideal – computer security professionals routinely rate Internet Explorer as the least secure of the six most common web browsers.Click Manage Family Settings Online to open the Microsoft Family parental control page in your web browser.If your child’s account was set up successfully, your parental control page should look like this, with an entry for each child under your supervision: The menu options on the right are where you can monitor each child’s activity and set parental control limits.Setting up Windows 10 parental controls is fairly straightforward: we'll add a special 'family' user account to your device, indicate that they are a child under your supervision, and set up content and usage restrictions through the Microsoft Family.To complete the set-up process, you'll need: (While it's possible to set up parental controls on a Windows 10 phone, it's generally much easier on a larger screen.) You will only need access to your child's existing email account if they already have a Microsoft account of their own – they will receive an email asking to confirm they are family.This lets you set, control, and monitor your child's devices from any Internet-connected device by logging in with your Microsoft account.As for your child's online experience, this means that the limits you set on content and usage will apply to any Microsoft system, from your desktop to the family Xbox.However, there are a few weaknesses to web filter-based approaches, like the one Microsoft uses here to screen mature content.A website that hasn’t yet been added to their ‘adult content’ blacklist will still be accessible to your child, as will user generated content (such as comments or social media posts) on otherwise ‘safe’ sites.