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Develop healthy digital habits

Set screen time limits that apply to devices, apps, and games. When screen time runs out, choose to add more or not, based on what’s right for you and your family.

  • App and game limits (Windows, Xbox, Android)
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  • Activity summaries
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Explore safely with content filters

Create a safe space for your kids to explore online. Use the app's content filtering settings to set healthy boundaries, block inappropriate apps and games, and limit browsing to kid-friendly websites using Microsoft Edge on Xbox, Windows, and Android.

  • Apps and game filters
  • Web and search filters
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Locate your loved ones

Stay connected even when you’re apart with family location sharing and tracking. Share your location with loved ones, spot them on a map, and save places they visit the most.

  • Location sharing for families
  • Saved places
  • Location alerts1
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Build better driving habits

Get insights on how your family is doing on the road, including how many times the driver uses their phone, their top speed, and even the number of times they brake hard.

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  • Drive history2
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Screen time limits

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App and game limits (Windows, Xbox, Android)

Included

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Device limits (Windows, Xbox)

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Screen time requests

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Included

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Activity summaries

Included

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Included

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Content filters

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App and game filters

Included

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Included

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Web and search filters

Included

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Included

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Content requests

Included

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Included

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Location awareness

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Included

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Location sharing

Included

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Included

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Saved places

Included

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Included

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Location alerts

Not Included

Included

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Drive safety

Not included

Included

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Drive safety reports

Not included

Included

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Drive history

Not included

Included

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Additional Microsoft 365 benefits

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Included

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  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftOneNote
  • MicrosoftOutlook

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Access to desktop applications

MicrosoftOneDrive

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5 GB total OneDrive storage

1 TB total OneDrive storage for one person

Use on your favorite devices at home or on the go

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    Screen time limits

    Included

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    • App and game limits (Windows, Xbox, Android)

      Included

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    • Device limits (Windows, Xbox)

      Included

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    • Screen time requests

      Included

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    • Activity summaries

      Included

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    Content filters

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    • App and game filters

      Included

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    • Web and search filters

      Included

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    • Content requests

      Included

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    Location awareness

    This feature is partially included Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (105) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (106)

    • Location sharing

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (107) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (108)

    • Saved places

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (109) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (110)

    • Location alerts

      Not Included

    Drive safety

    Not included

    • Drive safety reports

      Not included

    • Drive history

      Not included

    Additional Microsoft 365 benefits

    This feature is partially included Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (111) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (112)

      • MicrosoftWord
      • MicrosoftPowerPoint
      • MicrosoftExcel
      • MicrosoftOneNote
      • MicrosoftOutlook

      Web only

    • MicrosoftOneDrive

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (113) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (114)

      5 GB total OneDrive storage

    • Use on your favorite devices at home or on the go

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      • Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (116)
      • Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (117)
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    / month

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    Try free for 1 month

    Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (118) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (119) Partially included Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (120) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (121) Included

    Screen time limits

    Included

    Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (122) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (123)

    • App and game limits (Windows, Xbox, Android)

      Included

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    • Device limits (Windows, Xbox)

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (126) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (127)

    • Screen time requests

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (128) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (129)

    • Activity summaries

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (130) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (131)

    Content filters

    Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (132) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (133)

    • App and game filters

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (134) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (135)

    • Web and search filters

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (136) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (137)

    • Content requests

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (138) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (139)

    Location awareness

    Included

    Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (140) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (141)

    • Location sharing

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (142) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (143)

    • Saved places

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (144) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (145)

    • Location alerts

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (146) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (147)

    Drive safety

    Included

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    • Drive safety reports

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (150) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (151)

    • Drive history

      Included

      Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (152) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (153)

    Additional Microsoft 365 benefits

    Included

    Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (154) Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (155)

      • MicrosoftWord
      • MicrosoftPowerPoint
      • MicrosoftExcel
      • MicrosoftOneNote
      • MicrosoftOutlook

      Access to desktop applications

    • MicrosoftOneDrive

      1 TB total OneDrive storage for one person

    • Use on your favorite devices at home or on the go

      • Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (156)
      • Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (157)
      • Microsoft Family Safety: Location Sharing & Screen Time App | Microsoft 365 (158)

Your privacy is important to us

We work to help protect your data and information, and we don’t sell or share your location or driving data with insurance companies.

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Screen time limits work on Windows (Windows 10 and Windows 11), Xbox (Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S), and Android apps and games. They can be managed using the Microsoft Family Safety app on Android and iOS.

Turn web and search filters on to filter out sites and search results that are too mature when using Microsoft Edge on Windows (Windows 10 and Windows 11), Xbox (Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S), and Android devices. Other commonly used browsers will be blocked for this to work.

Anyone can pause or turn off location sharing. To keep your family safe and up to date on each other’s location, we recommend turning your location setting to “Always allow.”

Drive safety features are available only in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.

A Microsoft 365 Family subscription is required for location alerts and drive safety features.

1. A Microsoft 365 Family subscription is required.Location permissions must be active.
2. A Microsoft 365 Family subscription is required. Location permissions must be active; drive safety features only available in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.​
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