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.
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.
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.
To get you started, let’s take a look at the three most important control areas: Web Browsing, Apps, Games, & Media, and Screen Time.
By default, Windows will block search results and filter websites known to contain potentially inappropriate content.
Below, we will walk you through how to set up parental controls for Windows 10.
You can create a Microsoft account and make the switch without losing any files, applications, or settings.
Once you're all set up, go to Settings Accounts and click on “Sign in with a Microsoft account instead”.
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.Learn how to set Windows Parental Controls with these steps: In order to apply Windows 10 parental controls, you’ll need to add a “child account” to your own through the Windows Settings menu.Once their account is set up, you’ll be able to set limitations and content controls through your Microsoft account. If you're setting up their Microsoft account for the first time, you’ll find two confirmation requests from Microsoft waiting for their attention – one to verify their email address and one accept parental supervision of their account.If they log in using their Microsoft account, Windows will apply the same rules regardless of device.