Question: Is Google Family Link Any Good?

Last year, Google launched the official version Family Link — a free service for Android and iOS that lets parents manage the content of their kids’ devices..

When you remove your child’s account from the device, information associated with that account is removed from the device, including emails, contacts, device settings, and parent supervision settings. That information will still be available on other devices where your child’s account is signed in.

On your child’s deviceOpen the Family Link app and tap on the menu bars, then select Remove Account.On the next screen choose Remove Account again.Choose your Gmail account as the person that will be removing Family Link from your child’s device.More items…

The Family Link app from Google helps parents stay in the loop as their child or teen explores on their Android device, and lets parents set certain digital ground rules for their family. … Parents can also use Family Link to create a Google Account for their child under 13 (or the applicable age in your country).

With Family Link you can approve or block the apps your child wants to download from the Google Play Store. You can also monitor their screen time, including checking out how much time your child spends on their favourite apps, thanks to weekly or monthly activity reports.

We can’t list them all, but they include the ability to make calls and send and receive texts and emails with family members, the ability to use educational apps or games, the ability to take and share pictures, track health and fitness data, and much more.