There are plenty of handy features that help you and your family stay safe while playing on Xbox One. You can add accounts to your family membership, limit age-restricted content and control what people download and buy. In this guide, we’ll tell you how you can set these features, so you can focus on enjoying your favourite games.
With a family account on Xbox One, it’s easier than ever to keep track of what your children play and make sure they stay safe when they’re gaming. Follow these simple steps to add new members to your very own gaming squad:
Success! Now you’ll be able to set security features that helps your family stay safe on Xbox One.
Like a lot of films, some games will have an age restriction on them. If your child is under 8, their access to anything inappropriate is automatically blocked. To change these settings, or set content restrictions for other accounts, head back to the Family menu (follow the steps from before). Select the account you want to update and go to Access to content. Here you can decide what type of restrictions you want to set. This can be totally flexible too, so if your children are ready for a certain type of game, you can let them play to their hearts' content.
You can also set what kind of games and apps each family member downloads and buys on Xbox One. There are three options to choose from. To select one of these options, head back to the Family menu and select Access to content again. Here you can change the Buy and download setting, and make sure your children only play the titles you want them to.