Default family safety settings on Xbox One

Settings

Xbox One has many settings you can use to help you protect your family’s privacy and control what your children can see and play on the console.

 

Setting

Child accounts

(under 8 years)

Child accounts

(8 years and older)

Adult accounts

Access to content and apps

Restricts content based on the child’s age, up to age 8. For example, if the child is 7 years old, this sets the content restriction setting to Appropriate up to age 8.

Unrestricted

Unrestricted

Hide above maturity level

Age - inappropriate content will be hidden in search, stores and apps.

All content is visible

All content is visible

Purchases

Free only

Free only

Free and paid

Web filtering

This setting allows websites designed for children and general-interest websites, and blocks adult sites.

This setting allows websites designed for children, general-interest websites, social networking, web chat, and web mail, and warns of adult sites.

No web filtering

Note Web filtering settings on the Xbox One console are not transferable to other Microsoft services such as Windows 8/8.1. Settings for your Windows PC can be managed at the Microsoft Safety & Security Center.

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