Parental safeguards for Xbox Live and your Xbox 360 console

Protecting your family

The online safety of your family is of paramount importance, and Xbox takes this seriously.

Learn how you can use parental controls to manage the kinds of games, movies and TV programmes family members can play and view on the Xbox 360 console. You can also manage the amount of time per day or per week that family members can spend using the console and how to control whether they can access Xbox Live.

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Here are some ways that you can help make your family’s experience with Xbox Live and the Xbox 360 console more safe and secure:

Set parental controls for Xbox 360 and Xbox Live
Learn about the parental control features for the Xbox 360 console and Xbox Live.

Control access to your Xbox Live account
Manage access to your Xbox Live account by setting a passcode or by requiring input of your Microsoft account password to sign in to your profile.

Xbox Live and Zune online safety and privacy
Get more information about the online safety and privacy settings that Xbox Live and Zune offer. Also find out how to promote a child account to an adult account.

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