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Controlling PC Access

You can block a child from signing in to your tablet. You also can control how long and at what times your child is able to use your tablet (and other PCs running Windows 10) each day.

Blocking a Child from Signing In

You can block your child from ever signing in to your tablet. This setting is specific to the device where you configure it, so you can use it to control which of your Windows 10 computers your child is allowed to access.

  1. From the Family & Other Users section in Settings, tap or click the child you want to block from signing in to your PC.

  2. Tap or click Block.

  3. Tap or click Block to block the child from signing in.

Unblocking a Child from Signing In

You can unblock a child whom you’ve previously blocked from signing in.

  1. From the Family & Other Users section in Settings, tap or click the child who is blocked from signing in.

  2. Tap or click Allow.

  3. Tap or click Allow to allow the child to sign in.

Setting Time and Day Restrictions on Usage

You can control how long and at what times a child is allowed to use your Windows 10 computers. Unlike blocking a child from signing in, these settings apply to all of your Windows 10 PCs and not just the one you are using when you configure the settings.

  1. From the Microsoft Family website, tap or click the child you want to configure.

  2. Tap or click Screen Time.
  3. Tap or click Set Limits for When My Child Can Use Devices to change the setting to On.

  4. Swipe up or scroll down to choose days and times when your devices can be used.
  5. Tap or click As Early As on each day to choose the earliest time that your child can use your Windows 10 PCs.
  6. Tap or click No Later Than on each day to choose the latest time that your child can use your Windows 10 PCs.
  7. Tap or click Limit Per Day, Per Device to set the time limit each day per device.

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