How to Set Up Parental Controls on Windows 11

It’s one thing to hand over your phone to your youngster. Giving them a complete Windows 11 PC is a another story.

There is a lot of stuff on the internet that you do not want your kid to view. You may even want to restrict how much time you spend gaming or using applications. On Windows 11, you may set up parental controls to assist you monitor the material.

You can use parental settings to shield your youngster from inappropriate web stuff. It also allows you to set time limits on how much time you spend on the computer and establish a safe environment. On a Windows 11 PC, here’s how to set up parental controls.

Before you begin, make sure you have two accounts on your computer: one for the parent and another for the youngster.

Set Up Parental Controls on Windows 11

To establish a kid account in Windows 11, follow these steps:

Press Windows + I to open Settings.

Click on Accounts and select Family and Other Users.

Next to the Add a family member option, click the Add account button.

Rather of creating a new user account, choose Create one for a child.

Log in using your child’s account credentials, or create one for them if they don’t already have one.

After creating the account, you’ll get a message letting you know the account was completed successfully.

Managing Parental Controls

Open Settings > Accounts > Family & other users.

Change account type (by default, they’re a Standard user—not an Admin) or Block sign in.

Another fundamental feature worth mentioning is the ability to alter family settings or delete an account entirely. Select the option to manage family settings online or to delete an online account.

The Family Safety site launches. There you’ll need to sign in with your Microsoft credentials.

When you click on the child’s account, you’ll see a variety of choices for managing your child’s account.


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