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Microsoft announces Family Safety App

Microsoft announced Microsoft 365 which is a subscription services for individuals & families. The Family Safety app is a way for parents to keep and eye on their kid’s whereabouts and their digital activity across devices, like phones, PC’s and Xbox consoles.

  • Location Sharing
  • Saved Places
  • Location Alerts
  • Drive Safety
  • Detailed map views
  • Drive reports
  • content filters
  • Screen time limits
  • Activity reporting

There is also a screen time feature built in, so parents can track their kid’s screen time.

The Microsoft Family Safety app icon overlapping the top corner of a mobile device screen displaying a person’s location and status as provided by the app.

A useful feature for families with kids that are starting to drive is the ability to track your kid’s speed while they are driving.

The Microsoft Family Safety app icon overlapping the top corner of a mobile device screen displaying top speed, speed limit, and location on a map, in addition to other driving statistics as provided by the app.

Another helpful feature is to have set time limits on a device such as an Xbox, with the ability for your child to request additional time.

Mobile device lying on a flat surface next to Xbox game controllers and snacks. The device is displaying notifications in the Microsoft Family Safety app with a request for more time.

By Platform De.Central | Source: Microsoft

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