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.
Net Nanny provides the most accurate content filtering, device wide protection, enhanced screen time controls and protection for all your devices (including smart phones and tablets) everywhere they go.
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Otherwise, you can send confirmation emails to an address generated specifically for the setup process.
Microsoft Family's parental control system requires Microsoft accounts for at least one parent and one child.
As for your child's online experience, this means that the limits you set on content and usage will apply to any Microsoft system, from your desktop to the family Xbox.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.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.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.Setting up Windows 10 parental controls is fairly straightforward: we'll add a special 'family' user account to your device, indicate that they are a child under your supervision, and set up content and usage restrictions through the Microsoft Family.To complete the set-up process, you'll need: (While it's possible to set up parental controls on a Windows 10 phone, it's generally much easier on a larger screen.) You will only need access to your child's existing email account if they already have a Microsoft account of their own – they will receive an email asking to confirm they are family.The good news is, Net Nanny’s parental control software can enhance your digital protection by going one step further.Net Nanny can: By default, no child is allowed to use their Microsoft account to download adult games or movies.