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Keep your family safe online with Microsoft Family Safety
Keeping your family safe online has never been easier!
Family options: Set Windows to protect your family online
Use Family options to help keep kids and other family members safe online.
Have you been using Microsoft Family Safety?
Family Safety empowers you and your family to create healthy online habits. The Family Safety team is rolling out new experiences for how you manage your family's technology, and they'd love to know what you think! Share your experience/feedback in the comments. See more info on Family Safety here: aka.ms/msfamilysafety
Introducing the new Microsoft Family Safety: the story behind the app
Microsoft Family Safety is a new app on iOS and Android that helps you protect your family across the digital and real worlds, to give you peace of mind. It helps families find screen time balance, develop healthy digital habits, explore safely online, and locate their loved ones. Learn more about the app and Microsoft family safety features at https://aka.ms/microsoftfamilysafety.
App & browser control: Add protection and online security
Use the updated App & browser control settings in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update to configure your Windows Defender SmartScreen. It checks websites and downloads for anything potentially dangerous, such as phishing, malware, viruses, or other online threats. If you are using previous versions of Windows 10, please check this video: https://community.windows.com/en-us/videos/app-browser-control-stop-security-risks-before-they-happen/YFoZOOmn27g
Staying safe from email & chat scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom explains email and web chat scams - how to spot them, what to do if you see one, and how to protect your online safety.
Avoiding technical support scams
Learn what to look out for with telephone and web pop-up scams and how to report them.
Staying safe on public Wi-Fi
Public Wi-Fi networks pose security risks that are avoidable with these safety tips.
Get to know Microsoft family features and settings
Windows protections for your family as they explore online. Lean about Microsoft Family features and settings.
Meet Moji: Privacy is a key in reaching for potential
Moji Adesanoye works to protect the privacy of people striving to reach their potential with technology.
Find out how Microsoft created its first-ever online safety teen council—how the teens helped grow positive online interactions, offered insights into technology use, and how you can build a teen council for your business.
Whether you’re concerned about little ones, tweens, or teens, you’ll find easy-to-follow guidance that addresses their pressing online safety issues, including online bullying and the use of games and mobile phones. Use the links below to access quick internet safety tips, and ideas for improving communication and protecting your family online.
The industry’s commitment to safety is central. We believe that we have an opportunity to collaborate for the benefit of the video game industry and all players to offer a safer gaming experience. We work with industry trade organizations, industry members, regulators, law enforcement, and experts to develop and advance online safety initiatives.
Online safety and privacy settings. Teens and preteens have modified restrictions on content, purchase decisions, communicating with others, and other gaming activities, depending on family safety and parental control settings. These settings are controlled by an adult in the Xbox family and include the following: