Google Family Link

Google Family Link

By Google LLC

  • Category: Utilities
  • Release Date: 2017-04-13
  • Current Version: 2.8.24899
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 151.35 MB
  • Developer: Google LLC
  • Compatibility: Android, iOS 14.0
Score: 4.59374
From 160,905 Ratings


Google Family Link is a parental controls app that helps you keep your family safer online. We know that every family’s relationship with technology is unique, so we designed tools like Family Link that give you the flexibility to choose the right balance for your family, and help them create healthy digital habits. Family Link’s easy to use tools allow you to understand how your child is spending time on their device, see their device location, manage privacy settings, and more. With Family Link, you can: Establish Digital Ground Rules • Set screen time limits — Family Link lets you set downtime for your child’s device and time limits for apps, so you can help them find a healthy balance. • Guide them to age-appropriate content — Approve or block apps your child wants to download. Family Link also allows you to choose the right YouTube experience for your child: a supervised experience on YouTube, or YouTube Kids. Manage and secure your child’s account • Protect their privacy — Permissions management in Family Link allow you to make meaningful choices about your child’s data. View and manage permissions for websites and extensions accessed through Chrome as well as apps downloaded on your child’s device. • Secure their account — Family Link gives you access to manage your child's account and data settings. As a parent, you can help change or reset your child’s password if they forget it, edit their personal information or even delete their account if you feel necessary. Stay connected on the go • See where they are — It’s helpful to be able to find your family when they’re on the go. With Family Link, you can locate your children on one map, as long as they’re carrying their device. • Get notifications and alerts — Family Link delivers critical notifications including when your child arrives or leaves a certain location. You can also ring devices and view the device’s remaining battery life. Important Information • Family Link’s tools vary depending on your child’s device. See a list of compatible devices at • While Family Link helps you manage your child's purchases and downloads from Google Play, they will not need approval to install app updates (including updates that expand permissions), apps you have previously approved, or apps that have been shared in Family Library. In addition, purchase approvals will apply only when your child makes a purchase through Google Play’s billing system and will not apply to purchases made through alternate billing systems. Parents should regularly review their child’s installed apps and app permissions in Family Link. • You should carefully review the apps on your child’s supervised device and disable those you don’t want them to use. Note that you may not be able to disable some pre-installed apps such as Play, Google, etc. • To see the location of your child or teen’s device, the device must be powered on, recently active, and connected to the internet through data or wifi. • Family Link parental controls are only available for supervised Google accounts. With supervised Google Accounts, children get access to Google products like Search, Chrome, and Gmail, and parents can set up basic digital ground rules to supervise them. • While Family Link provides tools to manage your child’s online experience and keep them safer online, it does not make the internet safe. Family Link can not determine the content on the internet, but it can give parents the opportunity to make decisions about how their child spends time on their device, and determine what path to online safety looks best for your family.



  • Trash app doesn’t even work

    By Talikey
    App just asks about child account and won’t let me do anything else
  • App down

    By KnopeandKnope
    I’ve never had a problem with this app until recently. I’m on iPhone 13 and now I can’t open the app at all. I tap it and it stays in loading. I have to manually manage my child’s devices instead of using the app on my phone. My iPhone is updated. So there’s no reason why I should be having this kind of problem.
  • fix app asap

    By jayyyxo13
    when i click on it it only shows the logo i cant see anything anymore. i deleted the app & re-installed still the same thing. FIX IT.
  • App won’t open

    By Lolly2007!
    I can no longer get the app to open!
  • Crappy Unstable Google App

    By Wittee Game Apps
    This worked but seems like the latest update killed it and is stuck on the family link logo screen. It's made from google, so not surprised.
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  • Location works 50% the time and isn’t accurate

    By t8683628
    Location is usually a block off from actual location and most of the time it won’t refresh.
  • Not working right

    By NunyaBiz0000
    I’ve noticed over these past few months my kids no longer have to ask my approval for apps to be downloaded on their phones. They are just automatically downloaded once they select them. I still have it selected that I need to approve apps, but it isn’t working. Also, frequently their location is not updating,m. WTH?!?! That’s the biggest reason I even have this app on their phone to begin with.
  • no.

    By Winky🫶🏼
    I hate this app. What are you parents doing? You parents are trying to keep your kids “safe” when in reality you make them suffer. Some people can’t even go on YouTube to watch their favorite YouTuber. I recommend checking your kids phone once every 2 months so your child finally has privacy. Around 3 kids have killed themselves because of this. Imagine having an emergency to come to see your phone is “locked for 5 hours” like what?? It makes no sense. Kids will regret what they did in the future and that’s fine. But will make it worse is the Family link. If you go to TikTok you will search “Family link” and see how much people hate it. Rate= 0/10. It’s worthless and to all of you parents that download this is just selfish and wanting your kid to damage themselves because their mom or dad won’t give them privacy. 🙁
  • I hate this app

    By person10118
    whoever showed parents this is dumb. the app should get deleted