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Sideloaded Wear Os App On Device But Can't Launch It

I am trying to gift my watch to my 10 yr old. However, google doesn't allow kids to install the wear os app, so I am trying to hack around it. I have installed it successfully to the device (pixel 3 ...
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Family Link Always Allow Phone

Been looking into this and reading articles for the last hour or so and haven't come up with anything. The simple version of what I'm trying to do, is when my kids are grounded or at school that I'd ...
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Transferring game saves on Family Linked tablets

I recently got my son a new tablet, and I'm trying to copy over his saves from the games he had. I used the Samsung Smart Switch while setting up the new tablet, and it seemed to have done a decent ...
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How to transfer files from Family Link -enabled Huawei Y5 to Windows 10?

My kids phone is Huawei Y5 (2019) and has Family Link. I have not found a way to transfer files from it to my PC running Windows 10. The phone is not recognized by HiSuite, and even though I enabled ...
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Family Link Stop Supervision option is not available

My son is 15 and I would like to stop his phone being controlled by Family Link. The published solution for this is to access his account settings in Family Link on my phone, select Account Info, ...
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As a parent, how can I remove Google Play from view of my kids Chromebook?

My wife and I are homeschooling my daughter this year and she needs a laptop for Zoom meetings and two web sites. I have setup her account so that Zoom is accessible and she can only view the two ...
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My kids see my phone's location on Google Maps

Yesterday my kids showed me that they can see my Android phone's location in the Google Maps app on their phones. Their phones are managed by Google Family Link because they are under 13. They can ...
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Setting up new phone for kid: interplay between family link & multiple accounts

I have a OnePlus 5 on which I installed LineageOS 18.1 with Google Apps. My intention is for this to be my child's phone, who is underage and whose account is limited by Google Family Link. (I'm not ...
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Is it possible to have a white list with Family Link

I would like to time limit certain applications on my child's phone. She installs new games very often, and trying to set limits per app is too time consuming. As such, I've limited her daily total ...
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How do i remove family link supervision after 24 hours

So I went into the app family link and I clicked stop supervision. Then I waited 24 hours so I can stop, but after 24 hour it wont remove it and it says remove supervision failed. There is also a ...
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How to disable/block access to Portable Hotspot feature

My client asked me to configure Google Family Link (parental control) for his daughters phone/tablet/s, I did and everything worked great, but the little one is clever as a fox and found at age 9 a ...
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Family link - set limits for games but allow educational apps run limit free

I'm trying to use family link, it works great technically, however I struggle to make it work in real life Problem that my children use phone for remote education, they need to use several apps for ...
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Change Device Name on Family Link Device

I'm wondering how to change a device name for a device/account supervised by Family Link. I've changed the actual device name in the devices settings but the device name that shows up in Google / ...
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Family Link: how to set daily limits for one child regardless of which devices he/she uses?

I can't find a way to set a daily limit to my daughter regardless of her devices. I want her to spend 2h max on screen no matter which device she uses on that day. Yet she's getting 2h on her tablet ...
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How to stop update notifications for disabled apps on a Family-Link managed device?

Running Android 6.0.1 on Nexus 7 device, where I have disabled the following apps: Google Play Movies and TV Google Play Music Google Play Newsstand Google Play Books Before disabling, I cleaned ...
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Connecting an account fails because of alleged Family Link and Google Play Services version mismatch

I'm migrating from a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to a Redmi Note 3 whos bootloader I unlocked and then updated to Android Pie. Whenever I try to use the account that is already used by the Samsung device I ...
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I live in Israel,my Google Play country is set to USA. How to change to Israel?

The need to change the above had arisen when I tried setting up Family Link on my kid's phone, which fails due to" country setting being different on parent and child phones". Sure enough, his country ...
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With Google's Family Link, how to grant unlimited access to select apps?

I just have set up Google Family Link parental control. It very nice and seems to work well for the most part. However, I want to allow some apps (e.g. Wikipedia) without screen time restriction. I ...
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minecraft and pvz backups transfer to new tablet

My son has been using a Samsung Tab A for the last year. I set him up (and his sisters) with a child google account which I monitor with Family Link. Unfortunately the tablet port charger broke (...
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Family Link not available on OnePlus One?

My son is using an old OnePlus One, and I wanted to install Google's family link on it. The browser finds it but the play store doesn't, and when I click it in the browser (and go into the play store) ...
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What to do when "Stop Supervision" does not stop supervision in Google Family Link

I was using the "Google Family Link" parental-control software to supervise a device. I wanted to stop supervising the device. So, in the Family Link parent app, I tapped "stop supervision". Google ...