Content limits when an adult and a child are signed in on Xbox One
What happens when a child account and an adult account are both signed in?
If most or all of your apps and games have been replaced with content rated “E for Everyone,” or if you can’t find an app or a game (Halo, for instance), you and at least one of your children with content limits are both signed in on the Xbox One.
When an adult and a child are both signed in on Xbox One, the console enforces the content limits that are set for the child account. This means that if your child or teen is restricted from watching a movie with mature content, you won’t be able to watch that movie as long as your child is signed in.
When a child signs in while an adult account is using unrestricted content, the game or app is interrupted and a prompt appears asking to grant permission for the child to use or see the content.
This may happen if:
The Kinect sensor is configured to automatically sign in players it recognizes. If those players are signed in when they enter the play space, play will be interrupted by a permission request to allow the child to view the content.
The child signed in while the adult was out of the room.
The child didn’t sign out when he or she was finished using the Xbox One.
What are my options?
In any of these scenarios, you have three options.
Solution 1: Grant your child a permanent exception for the content you want to use
If you're an adult in the same family as the child, select your account from the permissions request and follow the instructions to grant permission. You'll be able to select one of three levels:
Always, granting a permanent exception that can't be revoked.
Just this once, allowing a one-time-only exception.
Cancel, denying the exception request and continuing to use the child’s settings.